Results 1981–2000 of 4000 for stamp duty

Ways and Means: Loopholes (30 Nov 1993)

I also intend to counter the abuse of the tax relief for profit-related pay; tackle the avoidance of stamp duty on property transactions; halt the use of shell companies to avoid payment of tax; and end the use of indexation to create or increase capital gains tax losses. These measures will yield about £2 billion in the next three years. Claims that more might be found in this way are, I...

Scottish Parliament written answers — Taxation: Taxation (28 Nov 2006)

Derek Brownlee: ...12.5% would cost £1.4 billion ( Official Report c. 29395), what other data it holds, or is aware of, on the yield in Scotland from (a) corporation tax, (b) income tax, (c) capital gains tax, (d) stamp duty land tax, (e) inheritance tax, (f) petroleum revenue tax and (g) all other taxes.

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Autumn Statement (5 Dec 2012)

George Osborne: We have had to take difficult decisions. We have asked the rich to pay more—new stamp duty rates. We have had to take difficult decisions today on pensions tax relief for the largest pension pots. We have done all those things. We have also had to take difficult decisions on welfare. If the hon. Gentleman objects to those things, perhaps he can tell us whether he will vote against the...

Budget Resolutions - Income Tax (Charge) (1 Nov 2018)

James Cartlidge: ...the housing market is the second-hand market, of course. First-time buyers are now making a strong comeback because of the brave measures we took in relation to buy-to-let landlords—changing the stamp duty and the way we treat interest—which means that first-time buyers are now not only on a level playing field but in many parts of the country have the upper hand again.

Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry: Stock Exchange (18 Apr 1990)

Hon. Nicholas Ridley: ...legislative framework to regulate the activities of the City. The previous legislation was woefully inadequate. Furthermore, my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer has abolished stamp duty on share dealing, which will help to make London remain the centre of European financial activity, and I am confident that it will.

Monopolies and Mergers Bill: Procedure Consequent upon an Order of the Board for the Division of Any Trade or Business. (28 Jun 1965)

...subsection and confirmed with or without modifications or conditions under this schedule shall have the effect of subjecting any person to the payment of any tax of any nature whatsoever or of any stamp duty which would not have been payable if such order had not been made or such scheme had not been published and confirmed.

Written Answers — Treasury: Tax Avoidance (5 Dec 2012)

Michael Meacher: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will take steps to end the practice whereby any British or foreign person can avoid up to 5% stamp duty being imposed on the next purchase by holding their house in an offshore company; (2) if he will take steps to end the practice whereby offshore entities which are controlled and managed outside the UK do not pay any tax on the proceeds of...

Scottish Parliament: Introduction: Scotch Whisky Industry (7 Mar 2002)

Brian Fitzpatrick: .... I accept what he has said. The consultation is open and is being conducted with, among others, the spirits industry. The consultation will explore the costs, benefits and practicalities of a tax stamp system or any alternative regime. However, I share the concerns that Jackie Baillie raised about the implications of a tax stamp scheme for the industry and its workers. I do not believe...

Finance Bill: New Clause 14 — Report on the additional rate of income tax (1 Jul 2014)

David Gauke: ...for Redcar (Ian Swales) said. For example, we have taken a number of steps to deal with avoidance and disguised remuneration—those measures were opposed by Labour, by the way—and to deal with stamp duty avoidance. We have increased stamp duty rates. We have also introduced measures relating to capital gains tax and restricted the cost of the pensions tax relief. Those measures have...

Oral Answers to Questions — Irish Sweepstakes. (11 Jul 1933)

...as follow: £ Sellers' commission 3,540,000 Expenses (in addition to sellers' commission) 1,510,000 Sellers' prizes 200,000 Available surplus to hospitals, etc. 3,770,000 Irish Free State, Stamp Duty 600,000 Prizes won in Great Britain 11,330,000

Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Business (24 Oct 2011)

Luciana Berger: ...income tax, (b) employee national insurance contributions, (c) employer national insurance contributions, (d) business rates, (e) corporation tax, (f) Value Added Tax, (g) capital gains tax and (h) stamp duty land tax.

Housing (23 Jul 2007)

Lord Patel: My Lords, can the Minister confirm that the information that I have is correct and that overseas or non-British citizens who invest in property in this country do not have to pay stamp duty or capital gains when they sell their property? Can she confirm, too, that British citizens resident overseas who sell their property before returning do not have to pay capital gains tax? If that is...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Green Growth (1 Nov 2011)

Andrew George: ...too, extend a very warm welcome to my hon. Friend the Economic Secretary? In the Budget, the Chancellor pledged to consider incentives to encourage take-up of the green deal. One idea is to have a stamp duty particularly for the least energy-efficient homes. How does my hon. Friend intend to advance those incentives and is she prepared to meet me and industry representatives to find a way...

79. Minor Amendments in Consequence of EU Withdrawal (1 Nov 2018)

...Majesty’s Revenue and Customs by other public authorities and by the Commissioners to persons outside the United Kingdom. (2) In this Resolution— (a) “relevant tax” means any tax (including stamp duty) except value added tax, any duty of customs, or any excise duty under the Alcoholic Liquor Duties Act 1979, the Hydrocarbon Oil Duties Act 1979 or the Tobacco Products Duty Act 1979,...

Orders of the Day — Local Authority Rate Burden (25 Feb 1960)

Mr John Temple: ...the same position as the central Government regarding the raising of loans and mortgages. There is a strong case for putting the local authorities in the same position regarding the incidence of Stamp Duty. Today, all the loans of the central Government are transferable free of Stamp Duty, but the loans of the local authorities, those raised prior to 1953, bear a rate of Stamp Duty on...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Interest Rates (11 Jun 1992)

Mr Peter Pike: ...the Tories came to power in 1979 there have been only two months when interest rates were below 10 per cent? Does the Minister recognise that, for many people, continuation of the abolition of stamp duty will not be as important as getting mortgage interest rates below 10 per cent. and keeping them there?

Written Answers — Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government: Flats: Insulation (23 Oct 2020)

Peter Kyle: ...or re-mortgage their properties because they do not possess an External Wall System 1 form; and whether the Government will take that matter into account in deciding whether to extend the cut to Stamp Duty Land Tax beyond 31 March 2021.

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 28 (28 Oct 2010)

David Gauke: Clause 28 introduces schedule 12, which amends the existing relief for mistakes in stamp duty land tax returns, and error or mistake relief for petroleum revenue tax. That is part of the modernisation of error or mistake relief provisions, which introduces a single route to recover overpaid tax. It extends the scope of the current relief and excludes common law claims in respect of overpaid...

Energy and Climate Change: Energy Efficiency (16 Jan 2014)

Gregory Barker: We already have live and up and running a cashback scheme to help people with boiler replacements. We think this is an important market and we are looking at it as part of our stamp duty rebate bonus to help drive the green deal and see what more can be done in the boiler market. I am going to Northern Ireland next month; if there is an opportunity to discuss this issue, I will certainly take it.

Orders of the Day — Income Tax Law. (26 Apr 1938)

I propose to take power to extend the currency of Saving Certificates of the first issue, thus bringing them into line with the subsequent issues. I must also mention the Medicine Stamp Duties. A Committee of this House which considered this subject made a valuable report last year, but it has not yet been possible to arrive at conclusions on all the complex issues involved. It is my...


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