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Does stamp duty stop people moving house?

Hilber, Christian A. L. (2012) Does stamp duty stop people moving house? Spatial Economics Research Centre Blog (24 Jul 2012). Website.

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Posted by Dr Christian Hilber, SERC and LSE People buying a home in the UK have to pay stamp duty on the transaction. Stamp duty-type taxes are one of the oldest forms of taxation – dating back to 1624 – and have long been criticised by economists as being inefficient.

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Divisions: Geography & Environment
Spatial Economics Research Centre
Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JS Local government Municipal government
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2017 08:07
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 18:46

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