Stamp Duty Land Tax

Treasury written question – answered on 2nd April 2009.

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Photo of Grant Shapps Grant Shapps Shadow Minister (Communities and Local Government) (Housing and Planning), Co-Chair, Conservative Party

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer

(1) what revenue has accrued to the Exchequer from stamp duty land tax receipts in each year since 1997 at 2008-09 prices;

(2) what revenue has accrued to the Exchequer from stamp duty land tax receipts in each of the last four quarters for which figures are available.

Photo of Ian Pearson Ian Pearson Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Economic and Business), Department for Business, Enterprise & Regulatory Reform, Economic Secretary (Economic and Business), HM Treasury

Stamp duty receipts, covering receipts from stamp duty land tax and stamp taxes on share transactions, are given in the following table at 2008 prices, for each calendar year since 1997:

Receipts (£ million)( 1)
1997 4,190
1998 5,650
1999 7,460
2000 10,280
2001 8,840
2002 8,680
2003 8,220
2004 9,820
2005 10,710
2006 15,420
2007 13,710
2008 9,490
(1) Revalued to 2008 prices using the GDP deflator

Stamp duty receipts for the last four quarters for which information has been published is available at:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/tax_receipts/table1-3.pdf

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