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Stamp Duty holiday set to be extended until the end of June

Ahead of the Budget announcement next week, there has been a lot of speculation surrounding what the Chancellor is set to announce. According to media sources, Rishi Sunak is planning to extend the Stamp Duty holiday until the end of June. The current deadline for the holiday extension is 31st March. The Chancellor has been

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Maintaining the current Stamp Duty Land Tax holiday threshold could provide millions for the Treasury

An extension of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) threshold after 31st March 2021, rather than returning to the £125,000 threshold, could generate higher consumption. This has the potential of increasing housing market activity, which subsequently could provide a fiscal surplus of £139 million per year. Research suggests that maintaining the current SDLT holiday threshold

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