• As of April 1st 2016 Stamp Duty Land Tax is being amended to include an additional levy if the property being purchased is not replacing a main residence. Please ensure you use the correct calculator.

    Residential Calculator (use when the purchase is to replace existing main residence)

    Just enter the figure you’re expecting to pay for the property in the stamp duty calculator below and the stamp duty due will be automatically displayed.

    *Rates correct from 4 December 2014

    How much Stamp Duty you pay depends on how much you pay for the property. So the higher the purchase price the more Stamp Duty you will have to pay.

    Second Properties (including Buy to Let) Calculator (use when purchasing additional property)

    Just enter the figure you’re expecting to pay for the property in the stamp duty calculator below and the stamp duty due will be automatically displayed.

    *Rates correct from 30th December 2014

    How much Stamp Duty you pay depends on how much you pay for the property. So the higher the purchase price the more Stamp Duty you will have to pay.

    Property value  Stamp duty rate for owner-occupiers  Stamp duty rate for second property/buy-to-let 
    (No duty payable properties costing under £40,000) 
    Up to £125,000  Zero  3% 
    The next £125,000 (the portion from £125,001 to £250,000)  2%  5% 
    The next £675,000 (the portion from £250,001 to £925,000)  5%  8% 
    The next £575,000 (the portion from £925,001 to £1.5 million)  10%  13% 
    The remaining amount (the portion above £1.5 million)  12%  15% 

    Source HMRC

    Your Stamp Duty Land Tax liability has to be paid within 30 days of completion upon the purchase of a property. Delaying the payment could incur additional penalties. Usually you will pay the Stamp Duty via your solicitor who will ensure that it is paid with the allowed time-frame.

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