Are you owed a Stamp Duty rebate? £30m repaid to homeowners in last three years

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£30 million has been reclaimed from Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) in the last 3 years, with millions of others reportedly not aware they could also be eligible for a refund, according to data from Cornerstone Tax 2020 (Image credit: Getty)

There has been £30 million worth of Stamp Duty tax rebates returned to homeowners in the UK in the last three years, according to Cornerstone Tax 2020.

The data from the tax advisers also revealed that millions have never considered they may have been overcharged on their Stamp Duty, with claimants potentially seeing an average return of £27,000 per property in rebate from HMRC.

Joseph Mullane
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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.