Stamp Duty Land Tax

The TENANT stamp duty charge that could significantly cost renters if ignored

London lettings and estate agent, Benham and Reeves , has highlighted how the nation’s renters could find themselves paying significant penalties due to a little-known law that may require them to pay Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) despite not actually owning their rental property.

SDLT has been a focus of the mainstream media ever since the government introduced a reprieve in 2020 to...