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Included in price or payment required?
Check 'fixtures and fittings' form
No SDLT payable on amount of price related to contents
Standard deposit = 10% [SC
2.2.1/SCPC 3.2.1] (often reduced to 5% in residential transactions or even 0% in commercial)
May be held by seller's solicitor as agent or stakeholder
Stamp Duty Land Tax
Over 1.5M: 12%
Over 250K: 5%
Other special rates & exemptions:
First-time buyers for properties £500,000 or less do not pay any SDLT up to
£300,000 and pay 5% on the portion from £300,001 to £500,000
Purchase of additional properties - extra 3% on top of usual rate
Purchases by corporate bodies - rate of 15% applies to residential purchases of over £500,000 by certain corporate bodies and 'non-natural persons'
Property left by will is not subject to SDLT
Land Registry registration fee
Existing mortgage to repay?
Inclusive or exclusive of
Cash buyer or mortgage required?
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