Tuesday 6 December 2016

Garden is no bigger and neighbours are the same - so why pay more tax?

Published 19/10/2015 | 02:30

The reason property prices continue to rise is a lack of homes coming on to the market, with a rental sector failing to offer secure tenancies and rent certainty
The reason property prices continue to rise is a lack of homes coming on to the market, with a rental sector failing to offer secure tenancies and rent certainty

The last thing any Government wants to do before a General Election is annoy the voters.

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So it is no surprise that a planned revaluation of homes for the Local Property Tax (LPT) has been deferred until 2019.

After all, many of the gains announced in last week's Budget would be wiped out if the full effect of property price rises were to be translated into LPT bills.

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