Stamp duty land tax or Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) as it is now called in Scotland, is a lump-sum tax
due after purchasing property or land.
From the April 2016 an additional 3% stamp duty surcharge for those purchasing a 'second property' came into effect. Click through for further information.
Use the below to calculate the stamp duty tax for residential properties in England and Northern Ireland.
In April 2015 as part of a series of reforms the Scottish Government renamed Stamp Duty to become the 'Land and Buildings Transaction Tax' (LBTT)
However, while the name has changed, the way in which the tax is calculated has not. The main difference in calculating the tax due in Scotland compared to the rest of the UK is the different value thresholds used to apply the rates.
From 1 April 2016 Buy to Let purchases across the UK attract an additional 3% surcharge in tax. Please click through for calculations that apply.
Click here to calculate the stamp duty tax for residential properties in Wales.
The stamp duty calculator should only be used as a guide and we aren’t able to guarantee the accuracy of the results. Stamp duty calculations are rounded to the nearest pound and reflect rates applicable after 1 April 2016.