James and Charlotte Averdieck V HMRC TC/2022/02324

This is the first appeal about mixed-use residential and non-residential property for SDLT in the wake of the Court of Appeal’s decision on the meaning of “grounds of a dwelling” in Hyman and Goodfellow v HMRC [2022] EWCA Civ 185. Patrick Cannon represented the taxpayers who sought to establish that part of a busy public road within the boundary of their residential property served no functional purpose for the property and so should not be regarded as the grounds of the dwelling.

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