Stamp Duty

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What is a stamp duty holiday and how will it work?

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a stamp duty holiday which will run until 31 March 2021 in a bid to boost the struggling housing market.

Housing crisis needs further reforms, MPs warn

A cut in stamp duty to help first-time buyers is likely to push prices by at least the amount the reduction is supposed to save, MPs said.

Stamp duty cut 'not reinvigorated housing market'

Research carried out in December revealed 86% of surveyors reported no increase in first-time buyer inquiries following the changes.