Chancellor urged to halve stamp duty to relieve 'punitive' property taxes - Peterlee Star

A thinktank is urging Chancellor Philip Hammond to cut stamp duty by half, after releasing research showing that Britain has the highest property taxes in the developed world.

The Taxpayers' Alliance said that "punitive" property taxes - including stamp duty, council tax and business rates - were a "massive burden" on all parts of the UK, and not just on London and the South East as is sometimes assumed.

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Chancellor urged to halve stamp duty to relieve 'punitive' property taxes - Peterlee Star
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