Charitable Donations: Stamp Duty Land Tax

HM Treasury written question – answered on 1st March 2018.

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Photo of Peter Dowd Peter Dowd Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people received a relief from Stamp Duty Land Tax on transfers to charities in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18.

Photo of Peter Dowd Peter Dowd Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people received group relief from Stamp Duty Land Tax in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18.

Photo of Peter Dowd Peter Dowd Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people received a relief from Stamp Duty Land Tax on transfers to registered social landlords in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18.

Photo of Peter Dowd Peter Dowd Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury

To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, how many people received relief from Stamp Duty Land Tax on transfers involving multiple dwellings in (a) 2015-16, (b) 2016-17 and (c) 2017-18.

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

The table below shows the number of land and property transactions which claimed relief from Stamp Duty Land Tax for each of the requested categories. A single transaction can be made by one or more individuals, or one or more non-natural persons.

Estimates of the number of transactions claiming reliefs from SDLT

a) 2015-16

b) 2016-17

c) April 2017 to October 2017

Transfers to charities

8,300

9,400

5,800

Group relief

6,900

7,400

4,300

Transfers to registered social landlords

2,200

2,300

1,300

Transfers involving multiple dwellings

6,100

6,400

3,200

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