Stamp Duty Calculator

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

Updated reduced rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) for residential properties purchased from 8 July 2020 until 31 March 2021 inclusive.

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Stamp Duty Due: Band Rate Amount Total Up to
Please note: This calculator is provided as a guide only on how much stamp duty land tax you will need to pay in England and Northern Ireland. It assumes that the property is freehold and for residential purposes.


What is Stamp Duty?

SDLT otherwise known as ‘Stamp Duty Land Tax’ is a tax you pay when you buy a property or land in the UK.

How do I pay Stamp Duty?

Payment of Stamp Duty is through your property solicitor. Typically your Solicitor will assist you with Stamp Duty payments.

How is Stamp Duty calculated?

Property prices are grouped into different brackets and taxes accordingly –  very similar to how income tax is calculated.

Up until March 2021, the band brackets below.

Main Home Residence

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

There is a 3% additional rate on top of the % above for all second properties.  .

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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