HM Treasury Stamp Duty Land Tax: non-UK Resident Surcharge consultation

Document type
Consultation
Corporate author(s)
Intergenerational Foundation
Publisher
Intergenerational Foundation
Date of publication
8 May 2019
Subject(s)
Social Policy, Housing and Homelessness, Older Adults, Children and Young People
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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Intergenerational Foundation response to the public consultation on introducing a Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) surcharge for non-resident purchasers of UK property.

Housing is one of the key areas of intergenerational inequality in the UK today. Most parts of the UK, but especially London and the South East, have seen dramatic rises in house prices over the past 25 years which has inevitably benefited property-owners at the expense of people who do not own their own homes.

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