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Scrap council tax and replace with property value tax, says think tank

A radical proposal to scrap council tax in favour of a new levy based on the value of peop...

  • Oct 09, 2018
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Government ups council tax penalties to 300% for owners of long-term empty homes

Local authorities are to be given extra powers to triple or even quadruple council tax for...

  • Jul 19, 2018
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Councils call for power to double tax on empty homes

Council leaders want the power to double the rate of council tax charged on homes that hav...

  • Jul 18, 2018
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MPs debate doubling council tax for owners of long-term empty homes

New legislation that will hand councils more powers against owners of long-term empty home...

  • Apr 23, 2018
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Ex-minister calls for taxes on wealthy baby boomers to fund spending gap

Higher taxes on wealthy pensioners should be used to fund rising health and welfare costs ...

  • Mar 05, 2018
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Our sector expects the worst from Budgets – Young

When it comes to recent Budgets and Autumn Statements, our sector has often come to find t...

  • Nov 24, 2017
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Spring Budget ’17: Stamp Duty dominates property market’s wishlist

We are just a matter of hours away from Philip Hammond’s first Budget as Chancellor. Wha...

  • Mar 08, 2017
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East Midlands sees 29% rise in Stamp Duty bill as Chancellor urged to scrap tax

East Midlands homeowners saw the biggest rise in their regional Stamp Duty bill last year,...

  • Aug 08, 2016
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Lord Mandelson brands Labour mansion tax ‘crude’

Labour peer Lord Mandelson has criticised one of his party’s key proposals, instead favo...

  • Jan 20, 2015
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Brokers slam Barclays’ offshore call-centre for ‘tick-box mentality’

Mortgage advisers have criticised Barclays' offshore mortgage processing call-centre in Mu...

  • Jan 20, 2015
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