Do you understand the changes to stamp duty? 
If you purchase a property for £200,000 the beakdown would be - 
SDLT Previously: 
£125,000 @3% = £3,750 
£75,000 @5% = £3,750 
 
SDLT Now: 
£200,000 @3% = £6,000 
 
That is £1,500 difference! 
 
Please see the tables below to quide you on the current changes. 
 
For second properties and Limited Companies previously: 
Property Price 
Basic SDLT 
Higher SDLT  
£0 - £40,000 
0% 
0% 
£0 - £125,000 
0% 
3% 
£125,001 - £250,000 
2% 
5% 
£250,001 - £925,000 
5% 
8% 
£925,001 - £1,500,000 
10% 
13% 
£1,500,001 Upwards 
12% 
15% 
For second properties and Limited Companies now: 
Property Price 
Basic SDLT 
Higher SDLT 
£0 - £500,000 
0% 
3% 
£500,001 - £925,000 
5% 
8% 
£925,001 - £1,500,000 
10% 
13% 
£1,500,001 Upwards 
12% 
15% 
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