Stamp Duty Land Tax

Find out which Stamp Duty rates apply to you, and how much it will cost you.

Stamp Duty is tax that you must pay when purchasing a new property for an amount over a certain threshold, the amount of tax you pay depends entirely on the purchase price. Stamp Duty is calculated by segmenting portions of the purchase price in to tax bands, each band (A, B, C, D and E) has a different rate of payable tax. Additionally, as of the 1st April 2016, the government is imposing a further 3% tax on Stamp Duty for second homes and buy to let properties.

the full tax band details can be seen in the image below.



To find out if the new rates apply to your purchase, and to see exactly what you will have to pay, make use of our calculators further down the page.

Which tax rates will you pay?

Answer the following questions and find out whether or not you are subject to the higher tax rates. These questions are based on the guidance which is publicly available from gov.uk

Please note, if you are a first time buyer, buying a home for less than £500k, see your new rules and tax rates here.

How many properties will you own at the end of the day of purchase?



Low rate stamp duty calculator

Enter the purchase price of your property to find out the amount of tax payable. Stamp Duty is a complicated tax and you should always confirm your stamp duty costs with your solicitor.

Purchase Price:
Tax Payable:

High rate stamp duty calculator

Enter the purchase price of your property to find out the amount of tax payable. Stamp Duty is a complicated tax and you should always confirm your stamp duty costs with your solicitor.

Purchase Price:
Tax Payable: