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Stamp duty for first time buyers has been abolished for most purchasers.

Stamp duty for buy to let property has increased substantially from April 2016.

Stamp duty for second homes also attracts a 3 percent surcharge from April. Mobile homes, caravans and houseboats are exempt.

Stamp duty refunds are available for home movers replacing their main residence. The original home must be sold within 3 years.

Stamp duty calculations are different in England and Northern Ireland to LBTT calculations in Scotland and LTT calculations in Wales.

About Us

StampDutyCalulator aims to provide the most comprehensive UK stamp duty resource available.

We aim to help our visitors understand the different UK stamp duty systems and how each system works in practice.

In addition to providing comprehensive information on stamp duty, we have created one click stamp duty calculators giving instant figures for Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in England and Northern Ireland, Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) in Scotland and Land Transaction Tax (LTT) in Wales.

We'll publish ongoing stamp duty news and updates as they happen and we'll explain the impact of future stamp duty changes in plain English.

Who are we?

stampdutycalculator.org.uk a was established in 2009 and since then we have continuously sought to improve the website to meet the needs of our visitors.

Our website is managed by See Financial Services (See FS). See FS are members Sesame one of the largest and long established networks of financial advisors in the UK.

Sesame work closely with financial regulators and government bodies to make sure it's members give advice in a fair and compliant manner.

Established in 2002, See FS offer fully regulated advice to all their clients throughout the home buying process from offer to completion.

See FS advisors are Members of the Institute of Financial services (MIFS) and hold the financial planning certificate Dip FA and CeMAP mortgage qualification.

Our calculators

Over the years we have developed and improved our calculators after listening to feedback from our visitors. We have simplified the calculation process and have included enhanced features such as full cost breakdown and the ability to print results to PDF.

We have now created one click calculators giving instant figures for Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) in Scotland, Land Transaction Tax (LTT) in Wales and Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) in England and Northern Ireland.

Our stamp duty calculators are widely used by many organisations including estate agents, property websites and legal firms.

We also provide a trusted service which integrates our calculators into other industry websites enabling full stamp duty calculations to be generated directly by visitors to these sites.

Our calculators are immediately updated following any changes to stamp duty. This means visitors to our website always have access to the very latest stamp duty information and tools.

Our connections

Through See FS we have access to an extensive panel of conveyancing solicitors and legal specialists who provide advice on all aspects of stamp duty, and how the tax applies in every type of property transaction.

All panel firms are authorised and regulated by either the Solicitors Regulation Authority or the Council for Licensed Conveyancers, and undergo compliance checks by Legal Eye.

In addition to receiving daily updates from The Treasury, we have exclusive access to industry news and bulletins which ensures we are among the first to hear how any changes to the stamp duty system are applied in practice.

This ensures that the stamp duty information we provide is always up to date, accurate and extremely comprehensive.

Get in touch

If you have any questions or wish to provide feedback please email us at admin@stampdutycalculator.org.uk we'll be happy to hear from you!

This stamp duty calculator is designed to give you an idea of your stamp duty liability when buying a freehold residential property in England & N.Ireland. Stamp duty calculations are rounded down to the nearest pound.
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LTT Calculator

Following Changes in 2018, Land Transaction Tax (LTT) has replaced Stamp Duty in Wales.

LBTT Calculator

Stamp Duty in Scotland is now called Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT).