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Stamp duty explained

  • Current and new stamp duty rates, plus how the system works and who has to pay stamp duty
  • Work out how much you'll pay to buy your next home using our stamp duty calculator
  • Or, if it's not your primary residence, check out the new rates with our buy-to-let stamp duty calculator

What's in this guide

What is stamp duty? Video guide

Buying a new home? Our video explains who has to pay stamp duty and how the tiering system works Contains video

Stamp duty rates

Stamp duty rates depend on the value of your home. Find out more on current rates in our guide.

Stamp duty calculator

Find out how much tax you'll have to pay when you buy a property.

Buy-to-let stamp duty

Find out how much tax you'll pay using our buy-to-let stamp duty calculator.

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