Stamp Duty Land Tax

Treasury written question – answered on 30th March 2010.

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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 how much was received in stamp duty land tax for purchases over £500,000 in each year since 1997.

Photo of Sarah McCarthy-Fry Sarah McCarthy-Fry Parliamentary Secretary, HM Treasury

Estimated stamp duty land tax (SDLT) receipts for purchases over £500,000, available at:

http://www.hmrc.gov.uk/stats/stamp_duty/table15-3.xls are given in the following table for years from 1997-98:

Estimated SDLT( 1 ) receipts
£ million
1997-98 640
1998-99 1,140
1999-2000 1,580
2000-01 1,930
2001-02 1,885
2002-03 2,050
2003-04 2,125
2004-05 2,825
2005-06 3,935
2006-07 4,975
2007-08 5,410
2008-09 2,740
(1)This was stamp duty on land and property prior to December 2003.

Estimates for 1997-98 to 2000-01 were published in previous years at the same web address.

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