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Concern growing among Donegal farmers over increase to stamp duty

first_img Google+ Pinterest Previous articleThe Captains views ahead of Tyrone Senior FinalNext articleNational Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017 begins today News Highland Facebook Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Homepage BannerNews Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Pinterest The IFA in Donegal says farmers in the county will be affected by the decision to increase stamp duty paid on property from 2% to 6%.When the increase was first announced on Budget Day, it was interpreted as a measure directed towards property developers, but it has since become clear that farms will be included.There are some exemptions in relation to the transfer of farms within families, but the IFA say they have very strict qualification criteria, which should be reviewed.George Starrit is Farm Business Chairman in Donegal:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/ifa10.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Meanwhile, Fianna Fail’s Agriculture Spokesperson, Donegal Deputy Charlie McConalogue has called on Ministers Michael Creed and Paschal Donohoe to engage with farming organisations over their concerns to the stamp duty changes:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/charliewebsat.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Twitter Facebookcenter_img DL Debate – 24/05/21 Concern growing among Donegal farmers over increase to stamp duty WhatsApp Twitter Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Harps come back to win in Waterford Google+ WhatsApp By News Highland – October 14, 2017 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img

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