Election 2011 - Party Policies - Housing - Capital Gains Tax/Land Tax

Election 2011 - Party Policies - Housing - Capital Gains Tax/Land Tax

Policy summary: Housing - Capital Gains Tax/Land Tax

Not set out on their website.

  • Reduce speculative investment in the housing market by tightening the rules around loss attributing qualifying companies and introducing a capital gains tax on all but the family home.
  • The Green Party believes that a capital gains tax on property (excluding the family home) and restrictions on the use of Loss Attributing Qualifying Companies (LAQCs) or equivalent tax deductions will help reduce distortions in the tax system, help limit speculative investment in property and reduce the existing pressure on the residential property sector.(more here)

  • Introduce a capital gains tax.

Not set out on their website.

Not set out on their website.

Not set out on their website.

Not set out on their website.

 

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