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Stamp Duty Land Tax

Volume 506: debated on Tuesday 2 March 2010

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what consideration he has given to the merits of restricting firms from using offshore companies to avoid stamp duty land tax. (319628)

Tax avoidance has the potential to damage the public finances and the provision of public services. HM Revenue and Customs monitors all aspects of tax avoidance closely on a continuous basis, advising Ministers accordingly.