Chancellor urged to offer stamp duty discounts to encourage green home upgrades

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Could stamp duty incentives encourage homeowners to invest in energy efficiency measures?
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Could stamp duty incentives encourage homeowners to invest in energy efficiency measures?

Energy saving stamp duty incentive could be 'transformational' for reducing household emissions and energy bills, Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Group argues

Energy, construction, and manufacturing firms have today called for homeowners to be offered tax incentives to install insulation and low carbon heating systems before putting their properties up for sale,...

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