The British government for 21 days in the new fiscal year (starting from April 1st this year) budget announced on the value of 2000000 pounds ($3160000) of the individual purchase of luxury housing 7% levy stamp duty, the enterprise buys such housing 15% levy stamp duty.
The two tax policy respectively from 22 and 21 date. In addition, since 2013 April, in the uk has a value of 2000000 pounds or more residential property categories for foreign enterprises will be required to pay capital gains tax.
The British Ministry of finance is expected, these reforms will be in the next fiscal year of about 150000000 pounds ($237000000) of the income tax, to the 2016 / 2017 fiscal year will be further increased to 300000000 pounds ($474000000).
Some professionals commented, this reform will affect only a small part of the property buyers. According to the British land registration bureau's latest statistics, in November last year, the entire England sold 57967 houses, only 121 higher than the price of 2000000 pounds, accounted for only 0.
2%. Chancellor George Osborn said in a statement to Parliament for budget said: "in the current financial strain, many families need help case, let these expensive real estate rich contribution to some is fair.