The Treasury received £13.5bn in stamp duty revenue during the incentive period from July 2020 to the end of September 2021, according to analysis of HMRC receipts by Coventry Building Society.

Stamp duty receipts for September were £1.3bn, taking the total receipts for the year so far to £8.9bn, HMRC data showed.

Jonathan Stinton, head of intermediary relationships at Coventry Building Society, said: “Stamp duty has remained very lucrative for the taxman, despite a large proportion of property purchases being exempt from it for the last 14 months.

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