Results 481–500 of 2000 for stamp duty

Opposition Day — [19th Allotted Day] — Tax Fairness (12 Mar 2013)

David Gauke: Let us be clear. One of the weaknesses in the tax system that we inherited was the fact that people were able to walk around the paying of stamp duty. On very valuable properties, it was all too easy for people to arrange their affairs thorough corporate vehicles and not pay stamp duty. In the last Budget this Government introduced measures that will deal with that enveloping and deal with...

Finance Bill (Programme) (No. 5) (1 Jul 2003)

...concluded) be brought to a conclusion at the time specified in the second column. TABLE Proceedings Time for conclusion of proceedings New Clauses and new Schedules, except those relating to stamp duty land tax or stamp duty. 3½ hours after the commencement of the proceedings on the motion referred to in paragraph (1) above. Amendments relating to Clauses 1 to 41 and Schedules...

Orders of the Day — Budget Statement: 25. Stamp Duties (Leases) (3 Apr 1963)

That it is expedient to authorise charges to stamp duty arising from— (a) any provision for treating as a lease for a definite term any lease granted for a fixed term and thereafter until determined, and for construing section 75 of the Stamp Act 1891 accordingly;(b) any provision relating to the duty chargeable under paragraph (2) (a) of the heading "Lease or Tack" in Schedule 1 to that...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Building Societies (23 May 1972)

Mr Patrick Jenkin: I remind the hon. Gentleman of what we have done through the ending of mortgage stamp duty last year, taking 96 per cent. of house purchases out of stamp duty this year, the Lord Chancellor's announcement of the ending of scale fees of solicitors for conveyancing, and the wide range of measures announced on 27th April by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for the Environment.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (7 Nov 2002)

Mr Howard Flight: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how much tax revenue he estimates the Treasury saved last year through purchasers failing to apply for relief from stamp duty on purchases of properties worth less than #150,000; (2) how many purchasers he estimates since the inception of the scheme could have applied for relief from stamp duty on purchases of houses worth less than #150,000 but...

Housing and Planning Bill: What is a starter home? (3 May 2016)

James Cartlidge: ...homes, the hon. Member for Hornsey and Wood Green (Catherine West) mentioned the average deposit in London. However, a very big cash cost for any first-time buyer—or indeed any buyer—is stamp duty. Can the Minister confirm that the stamp duty payable on a starter home would apply to the discounted price and would therefore also be 20% lower?

Opposition Day — [12th Allotted Day]: Housing (9 Jun 2009)

Grant Shapps: ...that HIPs are completely and utterly useless. If the Minister is in the mood to do something for people, he should note that almost all first-time buyers—nine out of 10—could be exempted from stamp duty. That is another policy that he is welcome to borrow from us. He may know—if he does not, he will get his head around it very quickly—that, in a past Budget, the present Prime...

Written Answers — House of Lords: Stamp Duty (13 Oct 2009)

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay: To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their most recent estimate of the costs of increasing the stamp duty threshold to £250,000 for (a) first-time buyers, and (b) all house buyers, for each of the next five years. To ask Her Majesty's Government what is their most recent estimate of the cost of exempting from stamp duty all young families with high mortgage costs.

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 31 - Tax treatment of financing costs and income (12 Jun 2012)

Cathy Jamieson: .... Friend is making a powerful case about what the general public would see as fair and reasonable. Does he, like me, welcome the fact that the Government are apparently going to take some action on stamp duty avoidance? If it is right to do it on the avoidance of stamp duty, it is also right to do it in the context of companies such as Vodafone.

Income Tax (Charge) (22 Nov 2017)

Jamie Stone: First-time buyers in my vast and remote constituency will absolutely welcome the abolition of stamp duty. Does the right hon. Gentleman agree with his colleague, the hon. Member for Stirling (Stephen Kerr), who has now left the Chamber, that it is high time that the Scottish Government followed suit and abolished stamp duty north of the border? We do not want any inequality that will...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 65 - Incorporation of limited liability partnership (10 Jun 2003)

Mr Paul Boateng: Clause 65 provides an exemption from SDLT if a partnership incorporates a former limited liability partnership. It mirrors an existing stamp duty relief, subject to certain conditions. When land is transferred to an LLP in connection with its incorporation, the land transaction will be exempt from duty. The clause ensures that the stamp duty relief for the incorporation of LLPs continues in...

Private Business. (2 Dec 1927)

Committee to consider of authorising the imposition of a certain Stamp Duty in lieu of the Stamp Duties which would have been payable upon the deeds or instruments which, in case the Order had not been confirmed, would have been required to pass to and vest in the county council of Perth certain lands, buildings, and other heritable property (King's Recommendation signified), upon Monday...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (1 May 2002)

Ruth Kelly: The number of properties per annum benefiting over the next three years from the current stamp duty exemption listed in Table A2.1 of the FSBR is estimated at around 40,000. At present the exemption applies to property transactions in designated wards where the consideration does not exceed £150,000. The Government intend to abolish stamp duty for all non-residential property transactions in...

Backbench Business: Devolution and the Union (20 Nov 2014)

Anne Main: ...give powers back and not expect that to have an impact on the workings of this place. Inevitably, there will be subjects relating to Scotland and Wales that we will be expected not to vote on. Stamp duty could well be one of them. This is a subject that I am particularly passionate about, because Scottish Members could potentially vote on stamp duty in England. According to the latest...

Orders of the Day — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation: 34. Stamp Duty (Voluntary Winding Up: Transfer of Shars) (25 Mar 1985)

...no other property) to the liquidator or a member or members of the company being wound up, and(c) company A acquires control of company B (in consequence of the transfer of shares in company B).(2) 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 transferring the shares in company B to company A.(3)...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Stamp duty: transfers to depositaries or providers of clearance services (7 Jul 2016)

David Gauke: As we have heard, clauses 126 and 127 make changes to stop the avoidance of stamp duty on shares, which will raise £155 million over the rest of this Parliament. They will ensure that the tax system operates fairly by closing an increasingly exploited loophole in which deep-in-the-money options are used to transfer shares to financial institutions or clearance services that then issue...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Schedule 46 (23 Jun 2009)

...any amount assessable or chargeable as if it were corporation tax), (b) value added tax, (c) amounts for which the company is accountable under PAYE regulations, (d) insurance premium tax, (e) stamp duty land tax, (f) stamp duty reserve tax, (g) petroleum revenue tax, (h) customs duties, and (i) excise duties.’. Amendment 296, in schedule 46, page 343, leave out lines 10 to 15 and...

Tax Changes: Effects (3 Feb 2000)

Lord Stoddart of Swindon: My Lords, the MIRAS system seems to have been phased out to the great benefit of the Treasury. However, the stamp duty on houses when they change hands has increased. That does not seem right. I hope my noble friend can assure me that there will be no further increases in stamp duty. As a quid pro quo for the abolition of MIRAS, perhaps it could be abolished.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (25 Jan 2008)

Justine Greening: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many homes have claimed the zero rate of stamp duty on zero carbon homes in (a) 2007 and (b) 2008 to date; and if he will make a statement; (2) what estimate he has made of the number of zero carbon houses that will qualify for stamp duty land tax relief which are currently under construction; and if he will make a statement.

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 72 - Alternative property finance: land sold to financial institution and leased to individual (10 Jun 2003)

Mr Paul Boateng: Stamp duty land tax allows for fairer tax treatment of property purchases by individuals financed by certain types of alternative mortgage products. Purchasing a property with an Islamic mortgage currently results in a higher stamp duty charge than when using a conventional mortgage. The modernised regime removes that anomaly, putting the stamp duty treatment of purchases financed in that way...


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