How to claim a Stamp Duty rebate — could you be owed thousands of pounds?

Blocks of wood saying Stamp Duty with a green toy house above
You could be one of the thousands overcharged on Stamp Duty and we explain how you can best reclaim this money (Image credit: Getty)

If you have purchased a property you could have been one of the thousands to have been charged the wrong rate for Stamp Duty.

Not only that but dozens of renovators who have purchased a second property to do up while continuing to live in their old home may also find they can claim back thousands of pounds.

Joseph Mullane
News Editor

News Editor Joseph has previously written for Today’s Media and Chambers & Partners, focusing on news for conveyancers and industry professionals.  Joseph has just started his own self build project, building his own home on his family’s farm with planning permission for a timber frame, three-bedroom house in a one-acre field. The foundation work has already begun and he hopes to have the home built in the next year. Prior to this he renovated his family's home as well as doing several DIY projects, including installing a shower, building sheds, and livestock fences and shelters for the farm’s animals. Outside of homebuilding, Joseph loves rugby and has written for Rugby World, the world’s largest rugby magazine.