stamp duty

  • November 22, 2017

    The Joseph Rowntree Foundation says, “The Government’s big spending commitments for stamp duty giveaways and tax cuts prioritised higher earning households, with little support for people who need it most." 

  • March 21, 2013

    In the Budget statement yesterday (20 March 2013), the Chancellor George Osborne reiterated how he was turning his back on a share of the £30-35bn a year which would come from a small Financial Transaction Tax. This is while other countries in Europe including France, Germany and Spain, benefit from it.

  • October 1, 2012

    Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls has called for a significant investment in new, affordable homes and a stamp duty holiday for first-time buyers.