Stamp Duty Land Tax

HM Treasury written question – answered at on 7 November 2017.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Conservative, East Worthing and Shoreham

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of introducing regional rates of stamp duty.

Photo of Mel Stride Mel Stride Financial Secretary to the Treasury and Paymaster General

The Scotland Act 2012 provided the Scottish Parliament with powers to replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT). Land and Buildings Transaction Tax replaced UK SDLT in Scotland from 1 April 2015. From April 2018, Land Transaction Tax will replace UK SDLT in Wales. The Government holds all taxes under review.

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