Clare ICSA Brands Trebling Of Stamp Duty As ‘Savage’ Attack On Farmers

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The Cratloe-based general secretary of the ICSA claims the trebling of stamp duty is a savage attack on farmers.

The Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association wants to see farmers excluded from the new rate of 6 percent – up from 2 percent before the Budget.

While the Agriculture Minister initially said it wouldn’t apply to farm land, it has since been confirmed that it will.


Cratloe’s Eddie Punch is the general secretary of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers Association – he’s been telling Clare FM’s James Mulhall it’s not acceptable: