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Stamp duty rise hits GP premises

The Department of Health is in talks with the Treasury over GPs affected by a big rise in stamp duty on new premises.

Pulse revealed last month that GPs moving into leased premises after December 1 must make an upfront tax payment equivalent to 1 per cent of their annual rent multiplied by the length of their lease.

Practices have reported facing a 900 per cent rise in stamp duty as a result. A spokesman for NHS Estates said it was looking into how the costs could be covered.

The GPC has called for the tax to be paid by PCOs.

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