Friday, 2. December 2005
THOUSANDS of landowners are to be stung by a £3 billion windfall tax as part of a massive housebuilding programme to be announced by the Chancellor on Monday.
As part of the Government’s response to the Kate Barker report on housing, the Chancellor will also be pressing ahead with proposals to tax landowners who sell their land after obtaining planning permission.
(Via The Times On-Line. To read the full story, click here)