Harvey Baker Blog

England SDLT Changes 2022

Following the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rate change on Friday 23rd September, the Government has reduced the thresholds for Stamp Duty Liability. These rates will differ from the rates advised in the Stamp Duty Lax Tax Authority to Submit Form you completed at the outset. These changes will impact purchasers in England only.


Conveyancing costs

Conveyancing can be expensive, but a huge part of the costs are unavoidable. Items such as searches, transfer fees, local authority fees and SDLT (Stamp Duty Land Tax) are all charged by external parties and must be paid. The only aspect of your conveyancing that the solicitor will charge is their professional fee for their time and expertise.