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How much tax will you have to pay when buying a property in the UK?

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

What is Stamp Duty?

'Stamp Duty Land Tax' is a tax due when buying property and land in the UK.

How do I pay Stamp Duty?

Typically your Solicitor will assist you with Stamp Duty payments.

How is Stamp Duty calculated?

Since 4th December 2014, you will only pay the rate of tax on the part of the property price within each tax band. (This is similar to how income tax is calculated)

First time buyers or standard residential

If you purchase a residential property between 8 July 2020 to 31 March 2021, you only start to pay SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) on the amount that you pay for the property above £500,000.

These rates apply whether you are buying your first home or have owned property before

Band First time buyers/standard residential
Up to £500,000 0%
£500,001 and up to £925,000 5%
£925,001 and up to £1.5 million 10%
Above £1.5 million 12%

Second home

The 3% higher rate for purchases of additional properties applies on top of revised standard rates above for the period 8 July 2020 to 31 March 2021.

Band Second home
Up to £500,000 3%
£500,001 and up to £925,000 5%
£925,001 and up to £1.5 million 13%
Above £1.5 million 15%

Correct as of July 2020

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