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Stamp Duty Land Tax is a tax you pay when you buy a house costing more than £125,000. Everyone has to pay it, unless you’re a first time buyer and your house is worth less than £500,000. If you're not a first time buyer, the stamp duty rate and the amount you pay varies according to the price of the property.
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