Results 221–240 of 2000 for stamp duty

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Clause 52. — (Reduced Duty on Conveyance or Transfer on Sale.) (23 May 1963)

Mr Donald Wade: I beg to move, in page 52, line 7, to leave out from "be" to end of subsection (1) and to insert "nil". The effect of the Amendment is to abolish Stamp Duty on conveyances and transfers of sales. I welcome the Chancellor's proposal so far as it goes. Stamp Duty, which was raised to 2 per cent. in 1947, is being reduced by the Bill to I per cent., and it is also proposed that the ceiling of...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill (12 Jul 1966)

Mr John Nott: The Stamp Duty which I was mentioning was, in every case, the duty on issues. When I mentioned the one-eighth per cent. on registered securities, I was referring to the Stamp Duty on issues, not on transfers.

Ways and Means: Savings and Investment (13 Mar 1984)

For the home buyer, the new flat rate 1 per cent. stamp duty will start at £30,000. Below this level no duty will be payable. As a result of this £5,000 increase in the threshold, 90 per cent. of first-time home buyers will not have to pay stamp duty at all.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (26 Apr 2004)

David Drew: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what discussions he has had with the Law Society and other solicitors' representative organisations on the introduction of stamp duty land tax with specific reference to the time taken to fill in individual conveyancing forms needed to meet the duties of stamp duty land tax.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty/Air Passenger Duty (22 Mar 2005)

Stephen Timms: Stamp duties are forecast to raise £8.9billion in 2004–05. Stamp duty Land Tax receipts from residential property for 2004–05 will be published later this year. Air passenger duty is forecast to raise £0.9 billion in 2004–05.

Homes for All: Five-year Plan (24 Jan 2005)

Kevin Barron: My right hon. Friend knows that in the Yorkshire and Humber region 10 years ago, only about 7 per cent. of first-time buyers paid stamp duty. Now, more than 70 per cent. of first-time buyers pay stamp duty. It is rumoured in today's press that the Chancellor of the Exchequer will consider that before making his pre-Budget statement. Is the Deputy Prime Minister prepared to add his support to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (7 Sep 2012)

David Hamilton: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many people benefited from the stamp duty land tax relief available to first-time buyers on purchases under £250,000 between 25 March 2010 and 24 March 2012 in (a) Midlothian constituency, (b) Scotland and (c) the UK; (2) how much revenue has been raised from stamp duty land tax for properties under £250,000 since 24 March 2012; and how many...

Public Bill Committee: Housing and Regeneration Bill: Clause 43 (17 Jan 2008)

Andrew George: ...RSLs for example—will be making representations to Government, and they would be greatly strengthened if the HCA itself endorsed the concerns of those agencies. An example is the manner in which stamp duty applies to shared equity properties. In many parts of the country when such a property is purchased, the contribution of the occupant is well below stamp duty level but they still have...

Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Provisional collection of taxes (24 Mar 2010)

...put forthwith ( Standing Order No. 51(2)), That, pursuant to section 5 of the Provisional Collection of Taxes Act 1968, provisional statutory effect shall be given to the following motions:- (a) Stamp duty land tax (relief for first-time buyers) (motion No. 5.) (b) Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) (motion No. 8.) (c) Tobacco products duty (rates) (motion No. 9.) (d) Amusement machine...

Orders of the Day — Ways and Means: 32. Stamp Duty (Acquisitions) (24 Mar 1986)

...an undertaking of another company (the target company) in pursuance of a scheme for the reconstruction of the target company.(2) If the first and second conditions (as defined below) are fulfilled, stamp duty under the heading "Conveyance or Transfer on Sale" in Schedule 1 to the Stamp Act 1891 shall not be chargeable on an instrument executed for the purposes of or in connection with the...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: New Clause. — (Stamp Duties: Market Able Securities, &C.) (15 Jun 1959)

Mr Donald Wade: I beg to move, That the Clause be read a Second time. This Clause relates to the Stamp Duty on transfers of shares and other similar securities. It is another example of an attempt on the part of my hon. Friends and myself to achieve a more widespread distribution of ownership. Last year, we put forward a number of proposals which would have led to an extension of widespread share ownership....

Orders of the Day — FINANCE (No. 2) BILL. (13 Aug 1940)

Mr Alfred Barnes: ...medicines. When we impose the Purchase Tax on these cheaper medicines, it will lift a great range of them to the level of the higher-priced medicines, thereby attracting the heavier percentage of Stamp Duty. Therefore the cheaper range of medicines will become subject to a three-tier type of taxation—first the original Stamp Duty, then the Purchase Tax, which lifts them into the higher...

Planning Consent Applications (Contracts): Stamp Duty Land Tax Bill (10 Dec 2014)

David Gauke: I beg to move, That the Bill be now read a Second time. My right hon. Friend the Chancellor announced in last week’s autumn statement an important and comprehensive reform to stamp duty land tax—SDLT—on residential property. Many Members made their views known on the SDLT changes in last week’s debate on the provisional collection of taxes motion. Today is an opportunity for others to...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (15 Mar 2011)

Justine Greening: Estimates of the number of property transactions for Bury St Edmunds parliamentary constituency and Suffolk county are given in the following table, grouped by stamp duty land tax band. Property transactions attracting rate based entirely on consideration 0% rate( 1) 1% rate( 2) 3% rate( 3) 4% rate( 4) Total Bury St Edmunds 2007-08 890 2,400 780 160...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 148 (17 Jun 2008)

Kitty Ussher: ...the purpose of the clause, then go on to the technical amendments. If the Committee is in agreement, perhaps we can hold the clause stand part debate at the same time. Clause 148 introduces stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax rules for alternative finance investment bonds, sharia-compliant versions of which are commonly known as sukuk. The three most recent Finance Acts have introduced...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 43 - Land transactions (3 Jun 2003)

Mr Paul Boateng: ...and will not attempt to describe it, as he has, as a stealth tax. He will also recognise that, far from being vague and uncertain, the clause sets out clearly and comprehensively the nature of the stamp duty land tax, its replacement of the current stamp duty on land and buildings and its renaming so as to distinguish between transactions that are subject to the reformed charge and those...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (17 Jan 2007)

Edward Balls: The estimated percentage of house purchases liable to stamp duty in each available year since 1997-98 is given in the following table. For each year the estimates given are based on those transactions whose value is above the stamp duty threshold but exclude those transactions which pay no stamp duty due to disadvantaged area relief. The figures are for the United Kingdom (shown using the...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: New Clause. — (Exemption from Stamp Duty of Conveyances Relating to Private Dwelling Houses.) (3 Jul 1957)

Mr Enoch Powell: ...by the purchaser. Of course, it is not so restricted in its terms, which extend to the purchase of all houses, whether for occupation by the purchaser or otherwise. But any modification of Stamp Duty which was dependent upon the occupation of the property or the use to which the property was put would be quite impracticable, because the Stamp Acts both require and provide for certainty in...

Clause 42. — (Gifts inter vivos, etc.) (15 Jul 1946)

Sir Frank Soskice: I cannot really see what the question put by the hon. and gallant Member for Finchley (Captain Crowder) has to do with Stamp Duty. In the case of a gift, whether it is made before the five year period, or during the five year period, or as part of a testamentary disposition, Stamp Duty has to be paid on the transfer. Therefore, it does not make the slightest difference whether or not the...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Stamp Duty (13 Dec 2010)

Lord Sassoon: Estimates of the breakdown of stamp duty land tax receipts into receipts from residential transactions and receipts from non residential transactions are given in the table below for 2009-10: Stamp Duty Land Tax from: £m Residential transactions 3,290 Non residential transactions 1,595 Total 4,885 Forecasts of stamp duty land tax are made at aggregate level and a breakdown...


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