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Stamp Duty Land Tax: Tax Allowances

HM Treasury written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Rebecca Long-Bailey Rebecca Long-Bailey Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) people and (b) businesses have received Stamp Duty Land Tax relief for compulsory purchase facilitating development in (i) 2013-14 and (ii) 2014-15.

Photo of Rebecca Long-Bailey Rebecca Long-Bailey Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) people and (b) businesses have received disadvantaged area relief from Stamp Duty Land Tax in (i) 2013-14 and (ii) 2014-15.

Photo of Rebecca Long-Bailey Rebecca Long-Bailey Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Member, Labour Party National Executive Committee

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many (a) people and (b) businesses have received reconstruction relief from Stamp Duty Land Tax in (i) 2013-14 and (ii) 2014-15.

Photo of Jane Ellison Jane Ellison The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

The information requested is presented in the table below.

Financial Year

Compulsory purchase facilitating development relief

Reconstruction relief

Part exchange relief

Disadvantaged area relief

2013-14

Individuals

-

-

-

800

Businesses

100

100

1600*

100

2014-15

Individuals

-

-

-

100

Businesses

100

100

900*

-

All figures provided are rounded to the nearest hundred.

* These statistics are upper estimates.

Dashes (“-“) indicate where the information cannot be provided due to the small numbers involved. Providing this information would risk breaching HM Revenue and Customs’ taxpayer confidentiality principles.

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