Land and Buildings Transaction Tax Calculator

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is Scotland's version of the UK's Stamp Duty tax.

From 23rd September 2022 the rates of Stamp Duty Land Tax changed for residential transactions. Our calculator has been updated for those changes.

The amount payable depends on the purchase price of the property, with different rates applied to different bands of price.

LBTT can be a significant cost for property buyers in Scotland, so it's important to factor it into your budget when considering a property purchase.

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Your LBTT as a first time buyer would be:


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LBTT on a second property would be:


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Buying in England, Northern Ireland or Wales?

The Scottish and Welsh equivalents of the Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) paid in England and Northern Ireland is the Land and Building Transaction Tax (LBTT) in Scotland the Land Transaction Tax (LTT) in Wales.

See the England or Northern Ireland Land Stamp Duty calculator

See the Wales Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBT) calculator

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