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Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (15 Jan 2009)

Justine Greening: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many homes have attracted the zero rate of stamp duty on zero carbon homes in each month since October 2007, broken down by stamp duty band; (2) how much stamp duty relief has been claimed since October 2007 in relation to zero carbon home purchases.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (17 Jan 2012)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the answer of 10 January 2012, Official Report, columns 70-1W, on stamp duties, whether it is appropriate to use the term avoidance in the context of (a) stamp duty and (b) stamp duty land tax.

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: First-time Home Buyers (22 May 2018)

Mel Stride: In the last Budget we abolished stamp duty for first-time buyers for the first £300,000 of a property’s value up to £500,000 in total. That has meant that 95% of first-time buyers have paid less stamp duty and a full 80% of first-time buyers have paid no stamp duty at all.

Clause 33. — (Repeal of Stamp Duties on certain honours and dignities.) (10 Jun 1937)

Mr. Alexander: I have one question about the yield of the Stamp Duties which I wish the Chancellor of the Exchequer would answer. There is no other Clause in the Bill dealing with Stamp Duties. A few weeks ago I gave to the then Chancellor of the Exchequer particulars of an alleged widespread evasion of Stamp Duties in the City—

Amendment of the Law: Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation (26 Mar 2007)

Greg Hands: I am coming to that. The yield from all stamp duties is projected to rise from £10.9 billion last year to £14.3 billion in 2007-08, all because the higher thresholds remain at £250,000 and £500,000, and there is no sign of the Chancellor upgrading them in line with inflation—past, present or future. It is a London stealth tax. Because the average London home price is more than...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (23 Oct 2007)

Kitty Ussher: The main thresholds for Stamp Duty and its replacement, Stamp Duty Land Tax (effective from 1 December 2003) are detailed in the following table, covering the period from 1996-97 onwards. Threshold and rates of stamp duty Commencing d ate( 1) Nil r ate 1 per cent. 1.5 per cent. 2 per cent. 2.5 per cent. 3 per cent. 3.5 per cent. 4 per cent. Considerations...

Oral Answers to Questions — National Finance: Stamp Duty (2 Jul 1981)

Mr Nigel Lawson: My hon. Friend will recall that we substantially increased the threshold for stamp duty and general stamp duty levels, and therefore reduced the incidence of stamp duty on house purchase in the 1980 Budget. I am sure, however, that my hon. Friend's representations about the 1982 Budget will be taken most seriously by my right hon. and learned Friend the Chancellor.

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (12 Mar 2009)

Ian Pearson: Between the start of the temporary increase in the stamp duty land tax threshold and the end of January it is estimated that 63,000 housing transactions purchased at between £125,000 and £175,000 had their stamp duty land tax bill reduced to nil. The estimated exchequer cost of the stamp duty land tax holiday, published in the pre-Budget report, was £280 million.

Provisional Collection of Taxes (21 Mar 2012)

...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) Tobacco products duty (rates) (Motion No. 40); (b) Alcoholic liquor duties (rates) (Motion No. 41); (c) Amusement machine licence duty (rates) (Motion No. 47); (d) Landfill sites in Scotland (Motion No. 58); (e) Stamp...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (3 Nov 2008)

Sarah Teather: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many of those purchasing a residential property since the zero-rate of stamp duty land tax for zero-carbon homes came into effect have been liable for stamp duty land tax; (2) how many new homes have qualified for zero-rate stamp duty for zero-carbon homes since the zero-rate was introduced.

20. Stamp Duties (20 Apr 1970)

That provision be made altering the rates at which stamp duties are chargeable on or in respect of certain instruments, the rate of composition for stamp duty under section 37 of the Finance Act 1939 as extended by section 62(3) of the Finance Act 1963 (commonwealth government stock), and the rate at which repayments in respect of stamp duty are to be made under section 10 of the Finance Act...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: New Clause. — (Reduction of Stamp Duties on Conveyances.) (3 Jul 1950)

Mr John Hay: ...Clause be read a Second time." The object of this new Clause is to effect an amendment of the law as contained in Section 52 of the Finance Act, 1947, and to make a provision that from now on the Stamp Duty on conveyances of land and property should revert to the position obtaining prior to the Finance Act of that year. I should like to take the House back to the position as it existed...

Orders of the Day — Budget Resolutions and Economic Situation (14 Mar 1984)

Mr Richard Ryder: As several hon. Members are waiting to speak, I shall be brief. There is little to be said for stamp duties, apart from the fact that they created the newspaper industry in Fleet street and gave William Wordsworth a decent living. By starting to dismantle stamp duties, my right hon. Friend the Chancellor has overcome Treasury caution, and even the great Wordsworth's advice has been treated...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties: Scotland (17 Jul 2008)

Kitty Ussher: Estimates of the amount of stamp duty land tax received in Scotland in 2005-06 and 2006-07 are available on the HMRC website at: and respectively. Reliable estimates for Scotland for stamp duty land tax received are not available for earlier years. A table showing estimates of...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill.: New Clause. — (Amendment of 54 and 55 Vic., First Schedule.) (12 Jun 1934)

The new Clause proposes to amend the Stamp Act, 1891, under which a certain schedule of stamp duties on bills of exchange is laid down. The new Clause applies only to bills of exchange and not to other negotiable instruments on which stamp duty has to be paid and its object is to reduce the scale of duty on those bills of exchange to a uniform rate of 2d. The present position is that ordinary...

Written Answers — Treasury: Taxation: Housing (16 Jun 2009)

Kitty Ussher: The available breakdowns are given in the following table: Annual estimates from 1997-98 and quarterly estimates from 2006 (Q 2 ) Stamp taxes on residential properties Stamp taxes on commercial properties Stamp duty on shares Percentage 1997-98 24 19 57 1998-99 23 23 54 1999-2000 26 20 54 2000-01 26 19 55 2001-02 39 21 41 2002-03 46 20 34...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (24 Mar 2005)

Stephen Timms: Estimates of the numbers of residential property transactions and amount of stamp duty raised from residential property sales in Greater London between £60,000 and £120,000 and between £250,000 and £500,000 are given in the following table: £60,000-£120,000 £250,000-£500,000 Number of transactions (thousand) Stamp duty (£ million) Number of transactions (thousand)...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Stamp Duty on Conveyance or Transfer on Sale (28 Jul 1997)

Nick Gibb: We have already seen an example tonight of old Labour emerging from behind the mask of new Labour, with its antipathy to medical insurance. With the doubling of the rate of stamp duty, we hark back to the era of the last Labour Government. The first Budget of that Government, on 26 March 1974, did precisely the same as the present Budget in doubling the rate of stamp duty from 1 to 2 per...

Crossrail Bill [Ways and Means] (19 Jul 2005)

...with bills), That, for the purposes of any Act resulting from the Crossrail Bill, it is expedient to authorise the making of provision about income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, stamp duty, stamp duty land tax and stamp duty reserve tax.—[Mr. Coaker.] Question agreed to.

Written Answers — House of Lords: Taxation: Stamp Duty (27 Jun 2006)

Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay: asked Her Majesty's Government: In the absence of behavioural change, what would be the annual cost to the Exchequer of (a) abolishing lower rates of stamp duty on residential property transactions while retaining stamp duty at 4 per cent on transactions over £500,000; and (b) abolishing the 1 per cent rate of stamp duty on residential property transactions while leaving other rates and...

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