Stamp Duty Charge for Overseas Buyers

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, has just announced in his first budget speech on 11 March 2020, that there will be a surcharge on property purchases for overseas buyers buying property in the UK. The surcharge was stated to be 2% on top of the standard rates, and this would take effect from […]

Stamp Duty – £230k Property

How Much Stamp Duty is There to Pay on a £230,000 Property? Stamp duty is payable in the UK on most property purchases, particularly residential property purchases above the value of £250,000 (figures updated September 2022). The amount that you have to pay depends on the purchase price of the house/property and is calculated as […]

How Much Stamp Duty on a £425,000 Property?

How much stamp duty is payable on a property with a purchase price of £425,000? When you purchase a property in the UK you will need to pay stamp duty on that purchase which is an additional cost that needs to be taken into account when the purchase goes through. The amount of stamp duty […]

Consultation Open for New 1% Surcharge for Overseas Buyers

The government announced in the 2018 Budget that they were proposing a new surcharge on UK property purchases of an extra 1% of the purchase price where the buyer (or one of the buyers) is not a UK resident. The consultation process for that proposal has begun and will end on 6th May 2019. The […]

How Much Stamp Duty is Payable on a House Costing £220,000?

As you probably know, stamp duty is payable when you buy a residential property in England and the amount payable depends on the purchase price of the house or property that you are buying. In this series of articles we are addressing how much you will need to pay for a property worth a specific […]

2018 Budget Stamp Duty Changes

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, delivered his 2018 Budget yesterday (29th October) and introduced a couple of changes to Stamp Duty within that budget. One change was announced in the House of Commons during his budget speech and the other change was in the small print of the published budget documentation and so […]

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