The housing market recovery helped stamp duty revenues soar by a fifth in 2014-2015 to a record high of £8bn, according to research.
Findings published by Halifax suggested higher numbers of residential property transactions and increased prices have lifted stamp duty revenues from £6.45bn in 2013-2014 to £8bn in the latest financial...
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Labour would make first-time buyers exempt from stamp duty for purchases under £300,000, Ed Miliband is due to announce.
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