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25 March 2015James & George Collie
With effect from 6th April 2015 the 10% starting rate of tax for savings income is reduced to 0% rate and increased from £2,880 to…

25 March 2015James & George Collie
From 1 April 2015, LBTT (Land and Buildings Transaction Tax) will replace SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) in Scotland.  LBTT is structured differently to SDLT…

24 March 2015James & George Collie
Given the successful result of the two first Spanish property exhibitions, James and George Collie have decided to organise one DROP-IN SESSION on a regular basis…

24 March 2015James & George Collie
A Guardianship Order can only be made by the Court.  The Application for such an Order can be made by any person having an interest in…

24 March 2015James & George Collie
At James & George Collie we are proud to be a full service firm.  The Lady Lawyers of James & George Collie are an important…

28 January 2015James & George Collie
In October 2014 the Scottish Government announced the rates and bands for the new Scottish equivalent for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT), to be known…

18 December 2014James & George Collie
Wills can be made 20, 30, 40 or even more years ahead of when they are to come into effect, they have no expiry date…

18 December 2014James & George Collie
Over two years prior to the historic independence referendum in September 2014, the Scottish Parliament had been given significant additional powers under the Scotland Act…

19 September 2014James & George Collie
Until the banking crisis of 2008, the Scottish system for concluding missives, ie putting in place a binding contract between a willing purchaser and a…