Council Tax and Stamp Duties

Treasury written question – answered on 9th February 2021.

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Photo of Dan Carden Dan Carden Labour, Liverpool, Walton

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, what recent assessment he has he made of the potential merits of replacing council tax and stamp duty with a proportional property tax.

Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman The Financial Secretary to the Treasury

The Government does not have any plans to introduce a new proportional property tax, but keeps all taxes under review. Residential properties will continue to be taxed through Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and Council Tax.

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