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    • moneysaver1357
    • By moneysaver1357 8th Sep 17, 1:40 AM
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    Help to Buy and owning shares in a property company
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    • 8th Sep 17, 1:40 AM
    Help to Buy and owning shares in a property company 8th Sep 17 at 1:40 AM
    Hi all,

    Quickly want to say this is a great site and forum, I've found so much useful information over the years.

    This is the first time I couldn't find an answer so I've joined to start this thread.

    My question concerns Help to Buy. I understand that people who own property already are not eligible. Does this also apply to people who own shares in a company which owns property?

    Would people who own shares also pay the extra 3% SDLT if they bought a house as their main residence?

    Thanks!
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    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 8th Sep 17, 8:45 AM
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    • 8th Sep 17, 8:45 AM
    I don't know about the HtB, but I can't see how the additional SDLT would be due as you don't own another property, the company does.
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