When purchasing a property, stamp duty, or Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) as it’s officially known, is a major cost that needs to be budgeted for.
We’ve designed this guide to give a detailed overview of stamp duty for property investors, including buy-to-let landlords, furnished holiday let (FHL) and second home owners.
You’ll learn about:
How stamp duty is charged, plus how and when to pay it
The variations in stamp duty for limited companies, corporate bodies and individuals
Rates for buy-to-let residential, non-residential, and non-UK residents
How to calculate stamp duty
The reliefs and exemptions available to reduce SDLT