Marlon Appleton

Marlon Appleton

Marlon "Mr VAT" Appleton FCCA ( is a director of Harvey Edwards 1973 Ltd, a company specialising in VAT and stamp duty land tax

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    Back to Basics: Stamp duty land tax


    Marlon Appleton provides a practical and detailed guide to SDLT for private client practitioners, as it relates to companies and gifting property, gifting between spouses, trustees, and options to purchase in wills

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    Spotlight: SDLT changes - what you need to know


    The chancellor in his Autumn Statement announced major changes to stamp duty land tax on residential properties, in force from 4 December 2014. Marlon Appleton outlines what the changes will mean for practititioners

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    The weakest link


    Marlon Appleton provides a step-by-step guide to one of the trickiest elements of stamp duty land tax: how the legislation applies to transactions linked by connected persons, in a series, or within a single scheme

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    Face value


    The VAT treatment of a transfer of a business as a going concern is a tricky maze to navigate, 
with lots of pitfalls for the unwary. Marlon Appleton explains how it works in practice and 
how to avoid the most common mistakes