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Capital Gains Tax

Treasury written question – answered on 24th January 2008.

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Photo of Andrew George Andrew George Liberal Democrat, St Ives

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the likely effect of the pre-Budget report proposals for capital gains tax on housing affordability.

Photo of Jane Kennedy Jane Kennedy Financial Secretary, HM Treasury

The Government take a range of factors into consideration when formulating tax policy, and keep all of the relevant issues under review. The tax regime is just one of a number of factors that influence housing affordability.

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