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Council plans to launch country's first voluntary 'mansion tax'

02/10/2017

A voluntary 'mansion tax' on properties worth more than £10m is being considered by Westminster City Council.

Abolish council tax bands, argues think tank

15/05/2015

Council tax bands should be abolished, giving local authorities the freedom to set their own flat rate levy, according to a report from a think tank.

Reform ‘absurd’ council tax system, urges IFS

29/04/2015

Council tax reform is ‘urgently’ needed following the General Election if the ‘regressive’ system is to be improved, finance experts claim.

Miliband vows fast-paced mansion tax introduction

21/04/2015

A Labour government would launch a mansion tax on homes worth over £2m in its first weeks of taking power, Ed Miliband has today revealed.

SNP launches General Election manifesto with northern cities focus

20/04/2015

The SNP has announced plans for wide-reaching support for cities across the UK as part of action to end national austerity.

Mansion Tax ‘redundant’ finds think tank

18/02/2015

Proposals for a Mansion Tax are ‘outdated and unnecessary’ as high value properties are already being targeted by new taxation hikes, a report is claiming.

New council tax bands could generate £4.75bn a year, says report

22/01/2015

Council tax reform could raise £25.6bn of income by 2019-20 for local authorities and the Treasury, a new report has claimed.

Poll shows wavering support for mansion tax

09/01/2015

MPs believe a revaluation of council tax bands would be more preferable to a new ‘mansion tax’ according to the results of a poll.

Labour urged to drop 'discredited' Barnett formula

06/01/2015

Labour has been accused of using the Barnett formula as an ‘outrageous bribe’ to keep voters north of the border onside, by former local government minister Bob Neill.

Mansion Tax branded ‘political stunt’ by property group

23/09/2014

Labour’s proposal for a new ‘Mansion Tax’ has been called a ‘political stunt’ to avoid council tax reform by the British Property Federation (BPF).

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