Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

This duty applies to the sale of land or buildings in the England & N Ireland as follows:

Effective Date Residential property Non-residential or mixed property Rate %
2020/21 Up to £125,000 Up to £150,000 0
£125,001 to £250,000 £150,001 to £250,000 2
£250,001 to £925,000 over £250,001 5
£925,001 to £1.5m 10
over £1.5m 12

If you are a first time buyers the tax rate is 0% upto first £300,000 for properties upto £500,000

If the property is purchased by a company for over £500,000, then 15% of total consideration is subjected to certain exemption.

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