Stamp duty holiday ‘to be extended until end of June’ as think tank calls for the tax to be scrapped altogether
The stamp duty holiday could be extended by three months, according to a media report.
As part of his Budget plans next week, Chancellor Rishi Sunak will be moving the deadline from 31 March to the end of June, The Times has reported.
The chancellor had been urged to push back the deadline as many people have been left scrambling to complete their transactions before the end date.
Under the current rules, announced by the Treasury last year in a bid to fire up the property market, the stamp duty threshold has been temporarily raised from £125,000 to £500,000 for property sales in England and Northern…