Are Landlords Exempt From Stamp Duty?

Wondering if landlords are exempt from paying stamp duty? Here we explain the rules and exemptions surrounding stamp duty for buy-to-let properties.

Are Charities Exempt From Stamp Duty?


Stamp duty land tax (SDLT) relief for charities is almost always granted; it is only in very few circumstances that your charity or charitable organisation would not fit the requirements for stamp duty charity exemption.  A charity is defined by the government as a body of people or a trust that is established for charitable […]

When Are You Exempt From Stamp Duty?

As a property buyer, it’s important to be aware of the SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) rules and when you’re exempt from paying it. In this post, we’ll take a closer look at the different exemptions which may help you.

What is the Definition of ‘Main Residence’ for Stamp Duty Land Tax

Stamp duty land tax is not charged when buying a first home. However, if you’re buying another home that isn’t your permanent residence, you will be liable to pay extra SDLT. The 3% surcharge is added when purchasing an additional dwelling but exemptions apply if the property being purchased is your main residence.

How to Avoid Paying Stamp Duty Land Tax

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When buying a property in the UK there are many different costs involved, one of which is Stamp Duty Land Tax. The rules around this tax have changed over the last few years and can often be difficult to understand. It is important to seek professional advice before any property purchases.