Stamp duty explained
- How stamp duty works and who pays it
- The stamp duty rates that currently apply
- Special stamp duty rules for first-time buyers
- Ways to reduce your stamp duty bill
What's in this guide
If you're buying a new home, we explain who has to pay stamp duty and how stamp duty works
Stamp duty rates depend on the value of your home. Find out more on current rates in our guide.
Special stamp duty rates apply for first time buyers. Find out how much you'll pay.