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Stamp duty

Autumn Budget 2017: Stamp duty axed for most first-time buyers

Stamp duty has been abolished with immediate effect for first-time buyers purchasing properties costing under £300,000

22 November 2017

Married and both own homes? Watch out for stamp duty when remortgaging

If you and your spouse/civil partner both owned property before getting together and are now remortgaging, watch out

10 November 2016

Autumn Statement 2015: Stamp duty hike on buy-to-let and second homes

People buying additional property face a 3 percentage point surcharge on stamp duty rates

25 November 2015

Autumn Statement 2015: What it means for you

Today's Autumn Statement saw a hidden retrospective hike in student loans repayments, a U-turn on cutting tax credits

25 November 2015

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16 June 2015

Buying a home in Scotland? New tax rates come into force today

Home buyers in Scotland will pay new tax rates when buying a property from today

1 April 2015

Stamp duty to undergo massive overhaul: Autumn Statement 2014

From tomorrow, stamp duty will only paid on the portion of the purchase price that goes over each threshold

3 December 2014

Martin Lewis's instant reaction to the Autumn Statement 2014

MoneySavingExpert.com creator Martin Lewis gives his instant reaction on today's Autumn Statement

3 December 2014

Scotland scraps 'slab' stamp duty system in favour of proportional rates

Home buyers in Scotland no longer face huge tax hikes if they buy a property that goes just over a stamp duty threshold

10 October 2014

Urgent stamp duty rebate - are you due up to £1,500?

Up to 300,000 homeowners who bought a property in a 'disadvantaged' area over the past decade could reclaim up to £1,500

17 April 2014

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