The Labour Party plans to raise billions of pounds for public services by imposing a financial transactions tax, as part of its manifesto for June's General Election.
Proposals include extending the existing 0.5% stamp duty on shares to other financial assets, including bonds and derivatives, the BBC reports. The tax regime would also be expanded to include market makers. ...
Effective as of 1 November
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