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Written Answers — House of Lords: Stamp Duty: Disadvantaged Areas Relief (24 Mar 2005)

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay: asked Her Majesty's Government: Whether the estimated yield of £340 million to the Exchequer in 2005–06, from ending disadvantaged areas relief from stamp duty land tax, as set out in the 2005 Budget, included the yield from ending relief from duty on leases; if so, how much that was of the total it represented; and, if not, what is the estimated additional yield from ending relief on...

Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture.: Unstamped Receipts. (2 Jun 1927)

Mr George Garro-Jones: 32. asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that a large joint stock bank has introduced a system of unstamped receipts to supersede, in certain cases, the use of cheques for sums under two pounds; that this innovation will result in an exemption from Stamp Duty which it has not been thought justifiable to confer by direct legislation; that the new receipts give to the...

Growth Strategy — [Mr Philip Hollobone in the Chair] (21 Jan 2020)

John Redwood: ...off, property often becomes people’s principal asset, which gives them some wealth and financial stability. However, we have a property market in the UK that has been damaged by the very high stamp duties that were introduced under the previous Government, and the Government should look at that issue very carefully. I do not think that the Government are even maximising the revenues from...

Written Answers — Treasury: Inheritance Tax/Stamp Duty (18 Apr 2006)

Dawn Primarolo: holding answer 29 March 2006 Regional estimates of stamp duty revenues on residential property transactions for 2004–05, the latest year for which information is available, are available at: http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/stamp_duty/table15_ 2_october04.xls. Estimates of average stamp duty paid for residential property purchases by Government Office Region were provided in response to a...

Ways and Means: Provisional Collection of Taxes (19 Mar 2014)

...Collection of Taxes Act 1968, provisional statutory effect shall be given to the following motions:— Pension schemes (registration of pension schemes etc) (Motion No. 29.) Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) (Motion No. 45.) Tobacco products duty (rates) (Motion No. 46.) Stamp duty land tax (threshold for higher rate applying to certain transactions) (Motion No. 73.)—(Mr George Osborne.)...

Orders of the Day — National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Bill (19 Feb 1946)

Mr George Lindgren: I beg to move, in page46, line 45, at end. insert: (b) affixes any used insurance stamp to any insurance card; or. May I also refer to the next Amendment in the Minister's name, in page 47, line 30, after the second "been" insert affixed to an insurance card or." These two Amendments really hang together, and they bring this Bill into line with Clause 51 of the National Insurance Bill,...

Written Answers — Business, Innovation and Skills: Stamp Duties: Tax Avoidance (10 Jan 2012)

Mark Prisk: ...not provide advice on tax related matters; however, we will direct any enquiries to the appropriate information on the Business Link website, developed by HMRC. This includes basic information on stamp duty, reliefs or exemptions and how to apply, alongside details of the stamp taxes helpline on the HMRC website.

Orders of the Day — Financial Statement.: Policies of Sea Insurance. (19 Apr 1920)

Resolved, That in lieu of the stamp duties chargeable on policies of sea insurance where the premium or consideration exceeds the rate of two shillings and sixpence per cent. of the sum insured, there shall be charged the following stamp duties, that is to say:—(a) For or upon any voyage—where the sum insured— s. d. does not exceed £250 0 3 exceeds £250 but does not exceed £500...

Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation (13 Jun 2006)

Dawn Primarolo: Receipts of stamp duty on land and property are shown in the following table. Receipts of stamp duty on land and property £ billion 1996-97 1.1 1997-98 1.5 1998-99 2.1 1999-2000 3.2 2000-01 3.7 2001-02 4.1 2002-03 5.0 2003-04 5.0 2004-05 6.3 The figures quoted in the table for the period 1999-2000 to 2004-05 are published in table 15.1 on the...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Vat (4 Nov 1993)

Kenneth Clarke: ...law which cannot be repudiated. The hon. Gentleman's list of other so-called loopholes does not stand up to the slightest examination. He claimed that £1 billion could be raised by not abolishing stamp duty; we have not abolished stamp duty, so that is not relevant. The difficulty is that the Labour party, which was committed to high taxation, no longer knows whether it is. It tries to...

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

John Healey: The extension of the stamp duty relief for non-residential property in disadvantaged areas is a key part of the Government's overall drive to regenerate deprived areas. We have already exempted from stamp duty all property transactions in disadvantaged areas where the consideration is less than #150,000. We now want to extend that relief to exempt all non-residential properties in...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Schedule 34 - Stamp duty: withdrawal of group relief: supplementary provisions (18 Jun 2002)

Mr Howard Flight: ...and Wales. Subsections (7) and (8) of clause 109 and subsections (8) and (9) of clause 111 all impose a secondary liability on other group companies and controlling directors for clawback of stamp duty relief, which can arise inadvertently. The Law Society considers such a power to be excessive, wholly inappropriate and liable to create material difficulties with financing arrangements....

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Schedule 4 - Stamp duty land tax: chargeable consideration (3 Jun 2003)

Mark Prisk: ...me, Sir Nicholas. Amendment No. 6 is intended to delete paragraph 14(b) and (c), as it relates to leases. The provision represents a departure from the existing legal situation with regard to stamp duty. A surrender and re-grant is likely to be commercially necessary when the term is to be extended or other terms varied. Stamp duty land tax will be payable on the full value of the new...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill — [1st Allotted Day]: New Clause 15 — Leases (6 Jul 2004)

Ruth Kelly: ...a completely new tax. Most of the amendments that we are discussing today are deregulatory in impact and have come about because of a greater understanding of operational impacts; for example, how stamp duty operates in Scotland compared with England and so forth. Issues have been raised with the Inland Revenue and the Treasury; some of them very late in the day, and after the usual...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Articles of Clerkship (Stamp Duty) (5 Aug 1947)

Mr Anthony Marlowe: asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that a number of ex-Service men have paid Stamp Duty on articles of clerkship out of their gratuities; whether, in view of the decision to remit this duty, he will refund the amount so paid by ex-Service men between VE-Day and the date of the remission of the duty; and what would be the cost of this concession to the Treasury.

Orders of the Day — Revenue in 1954–55 (19 Apr 1955)

The other main contributors to the higher yield were death duties, stamp duties and Excess Profits Levy, which showed increases of £24 million, £20 million and £16 million, respectively, over the estimates. The first two, death duties and stamps, are due mainly to the rise in Stock Exchange prices over the year; the last, Excess Profits Levy, is due to the clearing up of difficulties...

Public Bill Committee: Finance (No. 2) Bill: Clause 168 (20 Jun 2006)

Edward Balls: As the hon. Member for Fareham told the Committee, the clause concerns the stamp duty land tax and the consequences for SDLT when a mutual insurance company transfers its business to a group headed by a company listed on the stock exchange, a process normally referred to as demutualisation. The amendment to the clause extends the reliefs available under the stamp duty land tax when a mutual...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 19 (15 May 2007)

Edward Balls: ...be considered in the light of those wider consultations. The first exemption will be complete for all new homes priced at less than £500,000; purchases above that level will benefit by £15,000. Stamp duty land tax will be paid only on the balance, which is equivalent to stamp duty at £500,000. The regulations set out a technical definition of a zero-carbon home, but that is in draft and...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: Clause 7. — (Repeal of medicine duties. (22 Jun 1939)

...of view of those who spoke against this remission have listened to them for a long time, and nobody has spoken in support of the remission. I put the case to the Select Committee that the range of duties was unnecessarily high, and ought to be reduced or abolished. We who appeared as witnesses were never informed of what the hon. Member has said, that there was never any question of the...

Orders of the Day — JUSTICES OF THE PEACE BILL [Lords] (13 Dec 1949)

Mr Charles Hale: ...to exist in the minds of the hon. and learned Member for Brighton (Mr. Marlowe) and some of my hon. Friends as to the position of solicitors. When I was articled some 32 years ago, we had to pay a stamp duty of £80 on the articles, and my father had to pay a premium of 300 guineas. I served for five years without a penny by way of remuneration, which was the normal procedure, and paid a...


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