Labour Pledges to Introduce Robin Hood Tax

Labour have announced they will modernise the current Stamp Duty on shares to bring in an extra £26 billion over the course of the parliament.

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The Banker

See Bill Nighy starring in our brilliant (even if we say so ourselves) launch film, seen by more than 1 million people.

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Hands up for the FTT

Oxfam Germany ask its Minister of Finance to do something very simple - put his hands up and say yes to the Financial Transactions Tax.

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Stamp Out Poverty campaigns for the Financial Transactions Tax (FTT) – popularly known as the Robin Hood Tax – a small tax on transactions by financial organisations (rather than individuals) that would raise billions each year to tackle poverty and climate change at home and abroad whilst also reducing the casino-like behaviour of the banking sector.

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Key reading

Closing the Stamp Duty Loophole

Avinash Persaud – Intelligence Capital, April 2015

This paper estimates that £1.2bn to £1.9bn could be generated by closing loopholes in the UK’s stamp duty on share transactions, leading to an increase in total revenues from £3.1bn to £4.3bn to £5.0bn.

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