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Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (10 Sep 2007)

Kitty Ussher: HMRC administrative systems do not identify whether a stamp duty land taxpayer is a first time buyer. It is not therefore possible to derive an estimate of the average stamp duty land tax paid by first time buyers. However, it is estimated that close to half of all first time home buyers are exempt from stamp duty land tax, taking into account the £125,000 starting threshold and the enhanced...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (1 Jun 2009)

Caroline Spelman: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Peterborough (Mr. Jackson) of 12 March 2009, Official Report, column 722W, on stamp duty land tax, what assumptions were made about the take-up rate of the stamp duty land tax holiday in calculating the estimated cost of £280 million; (2) what recent assessment has been made of the effect on the...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (10 Jan 2012)

Chi Onwurah: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what steps he is taking to reduce the legal avoidance of stamp duty on property sales through company structures; (2) what recent estimate his Department has made of the cost to the Exchequer of the legal avoidance of stamp duty on property sales through company structures; (3) what representations he has received from the property sales industry...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (9 May 2002)

Ruth Kelly: Stamp duty on property currently raises around £4 billion per annum, about 40 per cent. of which derives from commercial transactions. We regularly review the impact of stamp duty on all aspects of the commercial market. My right hon. Friend the Chancellor confirmed in the Budget his intention to lift the cap on stamp duty relief for non-residential property transactions in disadvantaged...

Public Bodies Bill [Lords] (Ways and Means) (12 Jul 2011)

...purposes of any Act resulting from the Public Bodies Bill [Lords], it is expedient to authorise the making of provision under the Act in relation to income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, stamp duty, stamp duty reserve tax or stamp duty land tax in connection with a transfer of property, rights or liabilities by a scheme under the Act.—(Miss Chloe Smith.) Question agreed to.

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Stamp duty: transfers of unlisted securities and connected persons (16 Jun 2020)

Jesse Norman: ...technical clauses, which address the use of contrived arrangements involving the transfer of unlisted securities to connected companies for an artificially low consideration in order to minimise stamp duty and stamp duty reserve tax liability on company reorganisations. In the Finance Act 2019, the Government introduced a targeted market value rule to prevent the artificial reduction of...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (5 Mar 2009)

Mark Hoban: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many residential properties were sold in (a) each of the six months before and (b) in each month since the introduction of the stamp duty land tax holiday; (2) what assessment has been made of the effect of the stamp duty land tax holiday on residential property sales since its introduction; (3) what his most recent estimate is of the cost...

Oral Answers to Questions — Treasury: Help to Buy Scheme (24 Jun 2014)

Tim Loughton: Stamp duty on homes is a major money-spinner for the Treasury, yet it is paid disproportionately by hard-working families in the south-east of England who have to pay at least twice as much for a family home and therefore twice as much stamp duty as they might for a home in the shadow Chancellor’s constituency, for example. Is it not time to consider regional stamp duty rates so as to be...

[Sir Nicholas Winterton in the Chair] — Fuel Duty (Rural Areas) (10 Feb 2010)

David Gauke: ...costs and fuel costs is that tax makes up a large part of fuel costs-I do not know if the hon. Gentleman was going to make that point in his intervention. However, it is also fair to say that stamp duty land tax tends to exacerbate the cost for someone wanting to buy a house in a more expensive area. For example, in my county of Hertfordshire, the last time I looked, the stamp duty payable...

New Clause 23: Temporary Statutory Effect of House of Commons Resolution Affecting Stamp Duties (10 Jul 1973)

Mr John Nott: This new clause and the associated Ways and Means Resolution will provide powers whereby changes in stamp duty may be given effect to by means of a Budget Resolution. I should explain that because the Provisional Collection of Tax Act does not apply to stamp duty, changes in those duties can in the normal course be given effect to only after the relevant Finance Bill becomes law....

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: Stamp Duty: Relief for Certain Instruments Executed Before This Act Has Effect (18 Jul 2000)

(3) If the Commissioners are satisfied that— (a) the instrument was stamped on or before the day on which this Act is passed,(b) stamp duty was chargeable in respect of it, and(c) had it been stamped after that day no stamp duty, or less stamp duty, would have been chargeable, they shall pay to such person as they consider appropriate an amount equal to the duty (and any interest or...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duties (8 Oct 2007)

Grant Shapps: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) what the timetable is for the introduction of the zero rate of stamp duty for zero carbon homes; (2) what records (a) his Department, (b) HM Revenue and Customs and (c) the Valuation Office Agency will collate on the number of house sale transactions that received the zero rate of stamp duty on zero carbon homes; (3) what his Department's...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 47 - E-conveyancing (30 Jun 2005)

Mark Francois: ...in clause 47, page 39, line 11, after ''regulations'', insert 'laid in draft at least 90 days before such regulations would otherwise come into effect'. We now move on to part 3, which deals with stamp taxes, and in particular stamp duty land tax. The two biggest headline matters in relation to stamp duty land tax, the increase in the basic threshold to £120,000 and the abolition of...

Backbench Business: Transport for London Bill [Lords]: Revival (16 Nov 2015)

Andy McDonald: Is there not also a concern about the stamp duty arrangements that are made on these potential transfers down the track? As I understand it, if those are transferred to the limited liability partnerships there will be an exemption from stamp duty. Does my hon. Friend share my concern that before this debate is out we should hear from the Minister the assessment made of the loss of stamp duty...

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Stamp Duty Land Tax (7 Nov 2017)

Mel Stride: Statistics on stamp duty land tax receipts since 2010, by price band, are published in the Annual Stamp Taxes Publication 2016-17, which can be found via this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/uk-stamp-tax-statis tics Forecast revenues for stamp duty land tax for 2017-2018 to 2020-21 are published by the Office of Budget Responsibility in Table 2.6 of the Economic and Fiscal...

Orders of the Day — FINANCE (No. 2) BILL: New Clause. — (Stamp Duty: House Purchase.) (6 Jul 1965)

Mr Graham Page: ...would find it possible to be more sympathetic towards the new Clause than the hon. and learned Gentleman has shown them to be. I ought to declare an interest as a practising solicitor, because Stamp Duty always goes on the solicitor's bill. Clients have the idea that solicitors get it and not the Government, and time and again they have to be told that it is the Chancellor who is getting...

Orders of the Day — Finance Bill: New Clause. — (Amendment of Rate of Stamp Duties on Conveyance of Property Bought for Occupation of Purchaser.) (28 Jun 1951)

Sir Cyril Black: ...which was very much wider in scope than the Amendment which I am moving on this occasion. Last year we moved an Amendment, the effect of which would have been to reduce, in most cases to halve, the Stamp Duties payable on all transactions involving conveyances and transfers. It will be remembered that on that occasion the Government rejected the Amendment, on the ground that the cost of...

Written Answers — Treasury: Stamp Duty (13 Jul 2006)

Greg Hands: To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to the answer of 26 June 2006, Official Report, column 95W, on stamp duty (1) how much was raised in stamp duty from home sales in (a) the United Kingdom, (b) London, (c) Southend and (d) Wales in 2005-06; (2) how much was raised in stamp duty from home sales in (a) each local authority area, (b) the United Kingdom, (c) London, (d)...

Public Bill Committee: Finance Bill: Clause 126 - Circumstances in which group relief withdraw (10 Jun 2003)

Mr Paul Boateng: As part of the Government's commitment to tackling stamp duty avoidance, clauses 126 and 127 contain a number of changes to tighten the clawback of group and reconstruction relief that we introduced in last year's Finance Bill. We make no apology for that. One of the changes is to increase to three years the time within which clawback of the reliefs can be triggered. The amendments would...

Protection of Freedoms Bill (Ways and Means) (10 Oct 2011)

...of any Act resulting from the Protection of Freedoms Bill, it is expedient to authorise— (1) the making of provision under the Act in relation to income tax, corporation tax, capital gains tax, stamp duty, stamp duty reserve tax or stamp duty land tax in connection with the transfer of property, rights or liabilities to the Disclosure and Barring Service by a transfer scheme; and (2) the...


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