Stamp Duty: Receipts

House of Lords written question – answered on 31st January 2005.

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Photo of Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay Lord Oakeshott of Seagrove Bay Shadow Minister, Treasury

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What were the stamp duty receipts from transactions in (a) shares; (b) residential property; and (c) commercial property in each year since 1996–97.

Photo of Lord McIntosh of Haringey Lord McIntosh of Haringey Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Culture, Media & Sport, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Culture, Media and Sport) (Media and Heritage)

Stamp duty receipts for 1996–97 and 1997–98 are given in the table below:

1996–97 (£ million) 1997–98 (£ million)
Stamp duty receipts from:
Residential property 675.0 830.0
Non-residential property 383.0 664.5
Shares 1,408.0 1,959.7

Stamp duty receipts from transactions in residential and non-residential property from 1998–99 onwards are given in Table 15.3 of Inland Revenue statistics:

www.newinternet.inrev.gov.uk/stats/stamp–duty/tablel5–3–october04.pdf

Stamp duty receipts from transactions in shares from 1998–99 onwards are given in Table 15.1 of Inland Revenue statistics:

www.newinternet.inrev.gov.uk/stats/stamp–duty/tablel5–1–september04.pdf

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