Stamp duty

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

Stamp Duty Land Tax is the tax that the government charges when you purchase a property over £200,000. You pay different rates depending on the value of your property and the amount of your mortgage (if any).

You can find out how much you stamp duty tax is by using our stamp duty calculator.

The stamp duty thresholds and applicable tax rates that are currently in effect are as follows:

Purchase Price
To £200,000
From £200,001
To £350,000
Over £350,000

Rate
Nil
2.0% on first £260,000
5.5% on balance
3.0% on first £350,000
3.5% on balance

No stamp duty is payable by first and second time buyers (excluding corporate entities) on the first £260,000 of the purchase cost.

Stamp Duty Calculator

Whilst every effort is taken to ensure that these results accurately reflect current legislation, we cannot guarantee that the amount stated above is the amount you will have to pay. Please seek your own independent professional advice.