209944 - Stamp Duty Land Tax (Answered)

Mrs Anne Main
To ask Mr Chancellor of the Exchequer, what comparative assessment he has made of tax revenue received from stamp duty land tax in 2013-14 and the figures projected in this area by the OBR in March 2014.

Mr David Gauke

In 2013-14 SDRT receipts were £9,273m. In the March 2013 Economic and fiscal outlook OBR report SDRT receipts for 2013-14 were forecast to be £9,500m. The full report is available at this link:


The numbers of historic property transactions occurring in different price bands for the requested years is published as part 3 of the publication “Annual UK Property Transactions Statistics 2014”. The latest release can be found at this link:


The OBR has responsibility for forecasting SDLT, and currently the OBR produce a total SDLT forecast which is not split by tax band.