The Scotsman cartoon: Stamp Duty reforms

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green
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CHANCELLOR George Osborne used his Autumn Statement to announce a radical reform of the levy on property sales.

Under new Stamp Duty reforms unveiled by Chancellor George Osborne on Wednesday, high-end home buyers will pay less tax when buying a property from now until the Scottish Government’s own reforms come into force in four months time.


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