Boris Johnson and the sugar tax
Our probable new prime minister wants to scrap the levy on sugary drinks introduced by some of his predecessors. Would that be a good move?
How to duck the higher rate of stamp duty
The higher rate of stamp duty on second properties comes with several exceptions, says Sarah Moore. Here's what they are.
Duck the higher stamp-duty rate
The government has allowed for exceptions to the rule, so make sure you’re aware of them.
How to avoid stamp duty
The new rules on stamp duty have muddied the waters. Sarah Moore explains what they mean, and how you can cut your tax bill.
How stamp duty changes are distorting London's property market
Changes to stamp duty are driving London property developers to give up on family homes in favour of filling the capital with tiny flats.
How to make stamp duty a little less crazy
Stamp duty is a mad tax for all sorts of reasons, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But if anybody should have to pay it, make it the seller.