The latest articles on stamp duty

  1. What is stamp duty, how much is it in the UK and when do you have to pay it? Get the lowdown and use our stamp duty calculator to work out how much you'll pay.

  2. If you're buying another home which you won't be living in, you may well be liable to pay the 3% stamp duty on second homes. We break down the complex rules in our dedicated Q&A.

  3. Nobody wants to fork out an extra 3% in Stamp Duty Land Tax when buying an additional home. The 'replacement of an only or main residence' rules could be a way out of it, says property lawyer John Shallcross.