For most transactions involving the sale or transfer of land or property you can use the HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) calculators below to help you to work out how much to pay.
Note you cannot use the calculators for residential properties with chargeable consideration over £2 million where the 15 per cent rate applies. You will need to perform a manual calculation instead.
HMRC's Stamp Taxes Internet calculator (land and property section) will help you work out how much:
You'll find it helpful to have the following information to hand before you start:
You can use HMRC's SDLT on leases calculator below to help you work out how much SDLT you may need to pay on the grant of a new lease.
When you access the calculator you'll find a glossary which will help you understand some of the terms.
You'll be asked to enter some details so you may find it helpful to have the following information to hand before you start:
The rules relating to abnormal rent increases were abolished by Finance Act 2013. Only use this calculator were the abnormal increase occurred before 16 July 2013.
You can use this calculator to help you work out whether a rent increase which starts after the fifth year of a lease is considered 'abnormal' and, if is, how much SDLT (if any) is payable.
It only applies to leases that started on or after 1 December 2003 and where the abnormal increase occurred before 16 July 2013.
You'll need the following information before you start:
You should not use the calculator if the lease was granted before 1 December 2003 (the abnormal rent increase rules apply only to leases granted on or after this date).