Stamp Duty Calculator UK
Let's work out your stamp duty costs!
Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT, commonly known as just stamp duty) is a tax you pay when you buy property in the UK. Use this calculator to figure out what you’ll pay on your main home, buy to lets and second homes.
How do you calculate SDLT?
How much stamp duty you pay depends on a few things: Where in the UK you’re buying: England & Northern Ireland, Scotland, or Wales If you’re buying an additional property (for example, to let out or use as a holiday home) The value of your property
There have been many changes to SDLT Stamp Duty over recent years and none more so in the last couple of years. It's no wonder people are confused about how much they need to pay. Our simple calculator asks a few short questions and calculates your SDLT liability, useful for knowing the affordability of a property you want to purchase.
Click on the country above to see how stamp duty is calculated
England & Northern Ireland SDLT (stamp duty) rate
Stamp Duty Land Tax (most people just call it ‘stamp duty’) is calculated in ‘bands’, which means you pay different rates on different ‘portions’ of the property price. Until 31 March 2021, there’s a stamp duty cut for main homes up to £500,000.
Here’s an example for a property worth £650,000:
- You’ll pay 0% on the first £500,000 = £0
- Then 5% on the next £150,000 = £7,500
|Property price||Stamp duty rate|
|Up to £250,000||0%|
|£250,001 – £925,000||5%|
|£925,001 – £1.5 million||10%|
|£1.5 million and above||12%|