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Stamp Duty Explained - Updated for Finance Bill 2012

By The Daft Team

1. What is Stamp Duty?
2. How much Stamp Duty will I have to pay?
3. How much Stamp Duty applies to a residential property?
4. Stamp Duty on Non-residential property
5. When is Stamp Duty payable?

This has been updated to reflect the changes made in the 2012 Budget. These changes reduced the rate on non-residential properties from 6% to 2%.

1. What is Stamp Duty?
Stamp duty is the tax payable to the government for changing the documents that specify who owns a particular property.

2. How much Stamp Duty will I have to pay?
Stamp duty is based on the type and cost of a property. A property is either a residential property, or a non-residential property.

3. How much Stamp Duty applies to a residential property?
Any amounts paid under the cut off of one million euro are taxed at 1%, amounts paid above this are taxed at 2%.

Property Value Rate
Amounts up to €1,000,000 1%
Amounts over €1,000,000 2%

4. Stamp Duty on Non-residential property

Price of Property: Stamp Duty Rate
All Amounts 2%

5. When is Stamp Duty payable?
When closing the sale, your solicitor will calculate the exact stamp duty due and you will be required to pay this amount to the Revenue Commissioners. Your solicitor will usually arrange this payment.

For further information about stamp duty including exemptions and full explanations of all rules please consult http://www.citizensinformation.ie/ and the Revenue Commissioners website www.revenue.ie

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: shay Date: Thursday December 6, 2007 @12:33PM

    do rates differ for residential property investors ?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: phil Date: Sunday May 4, 2008 @03:51PM

    If a person receives a house as a gift or through inheritence and subsequently sell it and buys another are they considered a first time buyer. If you adhere strictly to the definintion of "having built of purchased a home" then technically they are not. Having paid gift or inheritance tax on the first property are they not entitled to be classed as first time buyers?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Thursday November 12, 2009 @08:01PM

    I once owned and sold a leasehold apartment abroad.
    This being my only property purchase.
    Am I a first time buyer in Ireland?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: jackthehat Date: Saturday September 4, 2010 @12:33PM

    A first-time buyer is defined as a person (or where there is more than one buyer, each person):

    Who has not on any previous occasion, either individually or jointly, purchased or built on his or her own behalf a house in Ireland or abroad

    So, in answer to your question, NO.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Mr Murphy Date: Sunday May 13, 2012 @01:10AM

    I am a first time buyer if I buy a property for €116000 will I have to pay stamp duty

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Liam X Date: Tuesday October 30, 2012 @04:05PM

    Not correct
    You are considered a Fist Time buyer in Ireland. I am in the same position as yourself and am considered a First time buyer.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Wednesday December 2, 2009 @03:26AM

    If you move to ireland, and its your 1st purchase in Ireland, is it regarded as 1st time purchase?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anne Marie Date: Tuesday February 2, 2010 @11:56AM

    Myself and my sister bought a house .. just wondering i am married and myself and my husband are thinking of buying . If i took my name off the house i bught with my sister do i still have to pay stamp duty? My husband does not own a house .

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: pauline king Date: Thursday November 11, 2010 @10:53AM

    if i owned a house in england and sold it
    on returning to ireland am i a first time buyer here if i buy a house here
    thanks

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: ray francis Date: Sunday June 19, 2011 @01:57PM

    if i bought a house in october 2009 can i claim back stamp duty

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: E Hannon Cobh Date: Thursday December 6, 2007 @03:23PM

    Your table of stamp duty rates is very misleading.

    There are only 2 rates of duty 7% and 9%
    7% applies after E125,000 and 9% after E1,000,000

    Showing all different rates will be very confusing indeed for potential house buyers and I presume you are coming up with these rates because you are not deducting the first E125,000 which is exempt.
    A far easier method is as explained by the minister for finance in his budget speech.
    First 125,000 exempt
    Balance up to 1,000,000 @ 7%
    Balance over 1,000,000 @ 9%

    Regards

    E Hannon

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Friday December 7, 2007 @04:07PM

    The table you are referring to is stamp duty on land and sites. The residential stamp duty is explained very clearly in the above article

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Saturday March 29, 2008 @11:32PM

    THANK YOU FOR YOUR EXTREMELY EASY EXPLANATION WELL DONE !

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: salah abudabeeb Date: Friday May 30, 2008 @05:23PM

    if i want to perchete ahouse costing 360000. is the stamp duty 7% calculated from the whole money ie. 360000 or we have to deduct 125000 first

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  • Re: Stamp Duty

    Posted By: manish sodha Date: Thursday August 28, 2008 @12:19PM

    we had purchased a house in 1995 where at that prevailing time there was no stamp duty on mhada plot. we had directly purchased the house from the builder at the time of booking.we had made an Agreement of rs. 360000/-.now
    today as per the advertisement it is said that all those who have purchased houses in mhada will have to pay the stamp duty. are we liable to pay stamp duty even if we have directly purchased for the first time from the builder directly. if yes than how much do we have to pay.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Vivienne Date: Thursday August 26, 2010 @05:38PM

    Im thinking about buying a newly built dormer bungalow. The Property is priced at
    E 300,000.00 I have a deposit of E100,000.00 what is the stamp duty on this property???

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: jo lee Date: Monday February 27, 2012 @11:01PM

    what is the stamp duty on house worth 200,000 euro

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anthony Date: Friday April 17, 2009 @03:07PM

    I agree, the table above could be much clearer.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: martina Date: Tuesday October 6, 2009 @03:23PM

    I bought and sold my first house, and want to buy a second one do I still pay stamp dute

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Patrick Roche Date: Friday December 7, 2007 @05:16PM

    From what date do these new rates apply?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Friday December 7, 2007 @08:03PM

    Rates apply from December 5th but retrospection will apply to any property transactions that took place in the previous 30 days.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Kevin Kilfeather Date: Sunday December 9, 2007 @07:45PM

    From what EXACT date, with regard to house sales/purchases on in hand, do these new rates of stamp duty apply. In other words, if somebody has calculated their house sale expenses and purchasing another home, does the new rate apply then and there regardless of having paid a deposit or in the middle of a sales or purchase transaction?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Aran Kane Date: Wednesday December 12, 2007 @02:41PM

    i have recently sold my first house. At the moment i am looking at buying a house in the athy area, the house is priced at 290,000. Would anybody be able to tell me the rate of Stamp duty that i would be paying on that property?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Dave Clarke Date: Sunday December 16, 2007 @04:31PM

    As I understand it you deuct 125000 from the asking price of 290000 to give 165000. Then calculate 7% of this as the stamp duty which is 11550. Add this to 290000 to give a final figure of 301550

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: mick Date: Wednesday January 23, 2008 @09:20PM

    just read your mesage im selling my house in athy. its a must see would you like to view it?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: John G Date: Friday December 28, 2007 @02:39PM

    Re status of 'First Time Buyer'.

    If a couple buy a house together jointly owned and subsequently split up and dispose of property. Can they now as individuals be regarded as first time buyers if either decides to purchase another property?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Sunday March 16, 2008 @01:36PM

    when did the stamp duty reduce from 5 years to 2 years

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Sunday March 16, 2008 @01:50PM

    I bought my appartment in JUNE 2007 AS OWNER OCCUPIER HOW LONG DO i HAVE TO LIVE IN IT TO BE EXCEMPT FROM CLAWBACK OF STAMP DUTY

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: john Date: Wednesday September 15, 2010 @05:43AM

    i am goining to help my son to buy his house about 200eureo what stamp juty

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Sunday December 30, 2007 @08:35PM

    What stamp duty do i have to pay if i am buying a second hand house worth 470,000 being a home owner already? I would be selling my current home. Do you pay less stamp duty by buying a site and building on it? What stamp duty do you pay if you are inheriting a site and building on it?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Jimmy Date: Monday December 31, 2007 @11:15PM

    I can't understand why first time buyers have to pay stamp
    duty on a site as this is the best way for some of them to get a house.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Tuesday January 15, 2008 @09:25PM

    if my husband is the owner of our house ie my name is not on the deeds and we sell and buy another house for 300,000 and i purchase the house in my name only will i have to pay stamp duty as i would be considered to be a first time buyer?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Mrs McCabe Date: Wednesday January 16, 2008 @11:05PM

    I'm an owner occupier buying a new build, still under construction. However its had a previous owner who never occupied it but now selling it on.
    Does stamp duty apply to me or is it regarded as a new house as it has not been lived in.?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: michael price Date: Wednesday January 23, 2008 @08:58PM

    just reading your mesage on stamp duty we are in a simular situation and are looking for the answer. if you found out any information please could you let me know my email is
    pricemichael78@gmail.com thanks.......

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: breda Date: Monday April 20, 2009 @12:34PM

    Myself and partner purchased a house in June 2006. Both names are on the contract. This was my second house to buy so therefore I was not excempt from S.T. This was the first time my partner purchased a home. We had to pay the full stamp duty €36,000. Should his share of Stamp Duty been excempt.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: linda Date: Monday July 19, 2010 @06:16PM

    hi can anybody tell me how it works if swap your house we want to move back to dublin our house is on sale at the moment for 450,000 and we are thinking of swaping for house of the same price what is the stamp duty,thank you

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Jennifer Date: Sunday January 20, 2008 @07:00PM

    If the floor size of the house is 124.7sq/m( ex Balcony) would i pay stamp duty? Is the balcony taken into account when calculating a size of a house?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday January 21, 2008 @02:04PM

    I am told that stamp duty on a new build house is exempt or reduced, but I am confused?
    A house I am interested in is a detached house of about 2500ft²selling for about €800k.
    Q. Is it exempt from stamp duty for an owner occupier? and if not, how is stamp duty assessed?
    Q. If Stamp duty is applied, does the allowence of the first €125k apply

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: bernie Date: Wednesday February 27, 2008 @04:23PM

    i have seperated from my husband . will i have to pay stamp duty on my new home?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Friday January 25, 2008 @09:54AM

    I am Buying a fully furnished show house, is this still counted as a new home ?? ( I am first occupier ) Thx

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Sean Date: Sunday February 10, 2008 @06:05PM

    As long as the house hasnt been purchased by anybody in the past it is considered a new home and no stamp duty will be payable (provided the house is under 125 square meters}

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday January 28, 2008 @04:11PM

    do you have to pay stamp Duty on a house which is giving to you?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Friday November 13, 2009 @04:51PM

    Brother and sister each have a site they want to do a swap ,they have already paid stamp duty few years past when they received da site do they pay it again when they do the swap?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday February 4, 2008 @08:33PM

    HOW DO THEY NO IF A PERSON FROM OUTSIDE IRELAND IS NOT A FIRST TIME BUYER ?????

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Gretta Date: Wednesday February 6, 2008 @08:56PM

    You have to provide a statuatory declaration to this effect.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Sunday March 16, 2008 @02:51PM

    HOW DO REVENUE KNOW IF A PERSON FROM OUTSIDE IRELANDIS A FIRST TIME BUYER

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: MARY Date: Tuesday November 24, 2009 @02:32PM

    THIS IS A DIFFERENT QUESTION I AM ON MY BROTHERS WILL AS NEXT IN LINE TO GET HIS HOUSE WHEN THE FINAL DAY COME OR IF BEFORE ME HOW WILL THIS BE CONSIDERED FOR MY HUSBAND AS I HAVE 3 OTHER BROTHERS I WOULD LOVE TO KNOW WHERE WE ALL STAND I LOVE MY BROTHER AND HOPE HE LIVES A LONG TIME

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Tia Date: Sunday June 20, 2010 @02:11AM

    They do not unless you declare it. I have know people who have come to Ireland and purchased properties and paid no stamp duty as it was their first property here....but they had property in other EU countries. Like wise I know of people who have come from other EU countries where stamp duty laws are different, and where one party to a marriage may own a property without the other partner having an interest in it Here in Ireland the party who has never purchased before have been told they have to pay stamp duty under Irish Law, when in fact they should have bought the property in one name only, that of the spouse who is the first time buyer, thereby avoiding the requirement for stamp duty. This is happening mostly to married couples as the primary residence also has the status of family home, this is not yet the case with co-habiting couples where both have their rights up held

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Tia Date: Sunday June 20, 2010 @02:11AM

    They do not unless you declare it. I have know people who have come to Ireland and purchased properties and paid no stamp duty as it was their first property here....but they had property in other EU countries. Like wise I know of people who have come from other EU countries where stamp duty laws are different, and where one party to a marriage may own a property without the other partner having an interest in it Here in Ireland the party who has never purchased before have been told they have to pay stamp duty under Irish Law, when in fact they should have bought the property in one name only, that of the spouse who is the first time buyer, thereby avoiding the requirement for stamp duty. This is happening mostly to married couples as the primary residence also has the status of family home, this is not yet the case with co-habiting couples where both have their rights up held

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: john gargan Date: Friday February 15, 2008 @10:33AM

    What is the situation with stamp duty if I have built a house and seperated from my wife.she is residing in the house. Would I be classed as a first time buyer??

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anitra Date: Monday October 13, 2008 @12:41AM

    If you have a legally binding separation agreement, stamped up by both of your solicitors, and you signed a waiver removing your name from the deeds of what was your primary residence, as a separated person, you are then entitled to purchases a property in your own name as a first time buyer, and avail of all the benefits available to first time buyers, as long as you intend to be an owner occupier and use the house as your new main residence.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: tom Date: Sunday January 31, 2010 @01:23PM

    no

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Sunday February 24, 2008 @06:32PM

    I work in Dublin but live in Roscommon. My principal residence is in Roscommon - I am an owner occupier. I work from home a couple of days per week and rent an apartment nearer work so I have somewhere to stay when I am in Dublin. Thi si usually a few night per week. I want to buy an apartment near work for my own use when I'm working in the city. Will I have to pay stamp duty?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Rich Date: Wednesday February 27, 2008 @03:27PM

    My girlfriend owns a house already, we are considering buying a place together (she would sell her existing place)

    Can I claim first time buyers stamp duty exemption on my portion of the house?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Friday April 17, 2009 @03:10PM

    Not if you're buying a place together as she is not a first time buyer.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: niall Date: Friday March 7, 2008 @02:47AM

    i was left land (worth 110,000 )can anyone tell me how much i would have to pay??
    if i bought the land for 5,000 would i have to pay anything at all,in an agreement so to speak

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Audrey Date: Tuesday June 17, 2008 @12:26PM

    You would be liable for inheritance tax unless you can prove it was gifted to you. (not liable for any tax up to a value of 254,000) you should really ask your solicitor/local tax office for advice

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Thursday March 31, 2011 @02:12PM

    no

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday March 10, 2008 @07:34AM

    I am confused. I plan to buy a house as an owner occupier for 600K. I am not a first time buyer.

    Price of house 600k

    Price of site on which house is built = 130k

    25% of cost of hosue = 150k

    (25% of value of house 150k is higher than value of site 130k)

    S.D. Exemption 125K

    Stamp duty payable on 150k less 125k = 25k @7% or a stamp duty liability of 1.750.00 Euro.

    Is this correct

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Wednesday March 12, 2008 @08:02PM

    Two people buying a house, one a first time buyer and the other already has a house. They are getting married.
    What Stamp duty are they liable for and if the Title Deed is kept in the name of the first time buyer does this make a difference

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: D Date: Sunday November 9, 2008 @01:26AM

    Did you get any clarification on it - i.e. can you put the house you intend to purchase in the name of the first time buyer and subsequently get married and thereby not pay tax ??

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Marian Date: Tuesday October 13, 2009 @10:04PM

    I purchased a house in 2005 and was a first time buyer. I have since married and we want to buy a house together. If we buy and register the house in my husbands sole name is he entitled to be classed as a first time buyer and will we have to pay stamp duty.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: A. Farrell Date: Wednesday January 21, 2009 @03:05PM

    I am interested in the answer to this query (House 600k Owner Occupier - Not a first time buyer). Can you advise if the calculation is correct??

    Tks

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Sunday April 12, 2009 @12:16PM

    Did you get clarification on this? As I am in same situation and also find it rather confusing as no ones seems to know this part of Stamp Duty.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Thursday July 30, 2009 @02:56PM

    yes

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Sandy Forsyth Date: Wednesday March 12, 2008 @02:36PM

    stamp duty is also applicable on leases exceeding €19046 (I think this is the amount) per annum at a rate of 1% plus €12.50. it would be good to ad this information also.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Wednesday March 12, 2008 @02:38PM

    it's 19050
    Sandy Forsyth

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Wednesday March 12, 2008 @04:36PM

    A couple buying a house to get married
    One is a first time buyer.
    The other is not
    Is the FTB not liable for any Stamp Duty and what is the other party liable to pay

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: danielle_maguire@yahoo.ie Date: Tuesday June 3, 2008 @11:41PM

    I am a first time buyer why do I have to pay stamp duty on a derelict cottage and if i was to put a replacement home later on would I have to pay stamp duty on the build as well.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Sean Date: Thursday June 5, 2008 @08:33PM

    My question is this: I live in the US in a rented apartment. I have never owned a home or apartment before. I am planning to buy a house in Ireland. I could easily provide the statutory declaration that I am a first time buyer. Also, I would never rent out the house. HOWEVER, I would only stay there a few weeks a year, and would continue to live the rest of the year in my rented apartment in the US. Later, when I retire, I would move into the house.

    So I am not an investor, but neither would the house be my principal residence. Would I have to pay stamp duty?

    By the way, this is a very helpful article, and the comments and responses are very helpful too. Thanks.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Thursday July 17, 2008 @11:17PM

    I believe your ppr (principal private residence) is an election i.e. if you have two houses you say you live in the one you want to be your ppr for whatever purpose (generally avoiding some sort of tax e.g. when selling if you sell your ppr no capital gains tax is payable whereas if you sell the one you have not chosen as your ppr you will pay cgt (capital gains tax).

    Therefore, to avoid the stamp duty, if I were you I would claim the Irish property as my ppr and not mention too much else unless asked.

    I don't think a rented place qualifies as a ppr. Please anybody correct me if I'm wrong - my knowledge comes from having been a secretary in a UK chartered accountants so best to get this confirmed!

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Sean Date: Sunday February 8, 2009 @12:53AM

    Your principal place of residence is where you domicile, that is where you intend to reside. Since you intend to reside in the rented appartment in the U.S., that would be considered you principal place of residence. If I were you I whould just mention that you "intend to domicile" in the house in Ireland and leave it at that.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Sean Date: Sunday February 8, 2009 @01:08AM

    Your principal place of residence is where you domicile. For you that appears to be in an appartment in the U.S. If I were purchasing a home in Ireland I would say that I never owned a home in the U.S (this may be true even if you purchased a home here in the U.S. because some jurisdictions here follow "title theory" rather than "lien theory" which basically means that in title theory jurisdictions the bank holds title to the property not you-an important point i would say). However, I would not mention that I was going to use the home for retirement in the future because that may quailify as an investment type, rather i would just sign the declaration asserting that i never owned a home and further state that "I intend to domicile in my new home." You see it is what your intent is at the time of purchasing the home that is very inportant.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: inga Date: Thursday June 26, 2008 @11:04PM

    if i bought my first house three years ago and i paid stamp duty can i get it refunded?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Thursday July 10, 2008 @01:20PM

    I am not a first time buyer. I am buying a new house which I have been renting I was the first person to live in it. Do I have to pay the full 7% on the purchase price less the 125,000 exemption?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Saturday July 19, 2008 @09:24PM

    My husband's family is giving us land in oreder to build our house. It is worth 35,000. Do we have to pay stamp duty? can we avoid paying stamp duty if we pay them for the land?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Heather Date: Sunday August 24, 2008 @09:48PM

    If you purchase a car parking space on its own without an apartment how does stamp duty operate? Is it classified as land?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Audrey Date: Friday January 23, 2009 @06:37PM

    I wonder if anyone could explain somthing for me?

    My mum transfered her house into my name befor she died.

    I have not yet signed the deed to transfer the house fully into my name

    do I have to register the house even though my mum transfered into my name befor she died or can I just apply for probate and sell property as executer. Hopfully elimination of paying stamp duty.

    Have a house already!

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  • Car parking Space

    Posted By: Sean Date: Sunday February 8, 2009 @01:13AM

    Yes, all property is divided into two classifications 1) real property-that is land and just about anything that is attached to it like buildings. 2) the other is chattle or better known as personal property- your cloths, bicycle, furniture and so on. Thereefore, your parking space is land.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday February 16, 2009 @12:25PM

    Hello,

    Is stamp duty to be paid on the purchase price of the house or the value of a house? e.g If a house was agreed to be bought for 300,000 yet the value was 400,000, what would you have to pay the stamp duty on?

    Thanks

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Dee Date: Tuesday February 17, 2009 @04:26PM

    Hi,

    Stamp duty is calculated on the puchase price of the house.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Thursday February 19, 2009 @10:54AM

    Thank you Dee.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Stephen M Date: Sunday March 29, 2009 @08:46PM

    Hi,

    3 years ago I purchased my first house (second-hand house) with my brother (who already had a house). We had to pay full stamp duty on this property as my brother wasn't a first time buyer. This house is rented out and shall be for the foreseeable future. (Neither I or my brother have ever lived in the house)

    I am now hopefully planning to buy a house on my own and live in it. Would I have to pay full stamp duty on this new (second) property or am I classed as a first time buyer?

    Thanks,

    Stephen

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: v Date: Wednesday April 15, 2009 @11:15AM

    when was stamp duty first introduced?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: john Date: Thursday July 23, 2009 @01:04PM

    saving on stamp duty:
    can someone clarify the below for me. i have a house in my name we want to buy a 2nd house under my wifes name.
    As i c it she legally qualifies as a firt time buyer if the house is going to buy is our PPR, <125sqm and <~317,000.
    What if the house we want to buy is >125sqm but below the threshold is she still stamp duty free. (i'v heard that u pay either 4 or 9% on the house cost - 125,000)??
    Also a cheeky question perhaps but how will they know if its our PPR or we rent it out if we dont register
    can someone enlighten me
    Thanks
    J

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    Posted By: E Date: Thursday November 26, 2009 @03:21PM

    Well, you are fine unless they look into it really!

    To defend your position if it was looked into you would need proof that it was your PPR (bills in your name, statements going to the house etc).

    Then there is the issue of the tax not paid on the rent.

    Added to this your tenants could not claim rent relief on their rent as the agencies are talking to each other now, unlike 6 or 7 years ago, at which stage a little red flag goes up and waits to be noticed...

    you can always perfectly legally rent the house you are in and move to the new one, assuming you have owned it long enough (and don't mind the capital gains tax when you sell your current house, which will be based on the relative no of years you lived in it vs the years you rented it (even if you only rent through the 10yr negative equity!).

    Well anyways, I hope my dark and dismal view of the tax situation isn't upsetting. You can always rent to students or friends and hope for the best, but the penalties, tax clawback and potential tax evasion charges may not be worth it.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Tatiana Date: Monday July 27, 2009 @12:04PM

    Hello!
    I and my boyfriend are buying a new house. We are both first-time-buyers. I know that FTB are exempt from Stamp duty, but
    What if the house we are interested in is more than 125 square metres? Do we have to pay Stamp Duty?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Wednesday August 5, 2009 @09:16PM

    Hi

    as you're a first time buyer you're totally exempt from stamp duty, size doesnt matter

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Confused in Northern Ireland Date: Monday August 17, 2009 @09:50PM

    If I have owned a property in the past in Northern Ireland can I still be considered as a first time buyer in the Republic of Ireland ?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Tuesday October 13, 2009 @05:45PM

    no stamp duty rules apply for properties all over the world

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Tuesday August 18, 2009 @10:16PM

    Can anyone clarify the following:
    My brother and I were left a house by an uncle. I want to 'buy out' my brother and use the house as my principle residence ( I have a house already which I plan to sell). The house is valued at €360k; I will pay him €180 for his share. Question is, how much stamp duty will I have to pay - will it be calculated on the value of the property or the amount of money that I pay him for his share?
    Thanks

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  • Stamp Duty paid in 02/09. Do i still have to pay this new property tax??

    Posted By: Conor Date: Tuesday September 8, 2009 @11:07PM

    I purchased a 4 bed house in February 2009. I had already used my first times buyers on an apartment with my sister in 01/09. My sister has since bought me out. In February 2009 i paid 19,200 euro's stamp duty. Will i have to pay this new property tax or am i exempt? If i'm not exempt am i entitled to any money back from revenue. I know a few other couples in this position. Any info would be great?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Doreen Hendley Date: Thursday October 8, 2009 @04:06PM

    hi

    I was curious if you could help me. As an Owner Occupier by husband and myself are looking at buying a site for about €125k and buildind a house for about €200k, what amount of stamp duty should we expect to pay?

    thanks for your help

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: hob Date: Saturday October 10, 2009 @07:28PM

    Anyone any idea what the stamp duty rate is likely to be for a €400,000 house for an investor?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: sharon Date: Monday October 12, 2009 @11:16PM

    i am not a first time buyer. i want to buy a newly built house which is currently being rented out by property owner to tennants. my bank thinks i should not have to pay stamp duty cos price of site house is built on is less than 125000. can anyone tell if this is true as auctioneer is unsure at moment

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: michael Date: Monday February 1, 2010 @11:34AM

    yes you would because its the actual property you are buying not just the site
    and its the value of the house your morgage is based on not the site its on.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: SHARON Date: Saturday March 13, 2010 @03:34AM

    THANKS SO MUCH

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Sunday December 20, 2009 @05:03PM

    My neighbour and I are thinking of swapping houses.I would like to know if stamp duty will apply in this case.

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    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday January 4, 2010 @05:38PM

    I live in the uk and and am buying for the first time in ireland. we will use the house as a holiday home but it will not be let out. Will I have to pay stamp duty

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: John Date: Tuesday February 16, 2010 @05:13PM

    I bought a new house over 3 years ago and wish to move out of it and rent it out. Do I still have to pay stamp duty?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Catherine Date: Wednesday February 17, 2010 @12:47PM

    My hubbie and I got a joint ownership mortgage with Kildare co council. We're hoping to move soon and am just wondering will we have to pay stamp duty

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Esther Date: Wednesday February 17, 2010 @01:43PM

    Hi we are going to buy a holiday home for our own personal use do you know if we have to pay stamp duty as the house is less than 125000 E. It will be our second home and we may rent it out in the future but not for a year or two..Thanks

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Wednesday February 24, 2010 @09:15PM

    My father transfered a site to me 15 years ago. No money was exchanged. It was worth about €20K. My father is now deceased and I am offered €65K for the site.
    Have I any capital gains tax or stamp duty to pay ?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: shirley Date: Friday March 5, 2010 @04:43PM

    am very interested if you got a answer?my partner and i was giving land as a gift to my partner from his parents and we got planning to built a house on it...we are FTB so as far as we know we do not have to pay CGT but not sure about the stamp duty of any other taxes??

    I know you plan to sell your site but when you plan to do something with the site isnt that when all this taxes arise?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: C Date: Saturday February 27, 2010 @06:50PM

    myself and partner are looking into buying a house, however i previously had a house, she did not. how will stamp duty affect us??

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: J. Date: Wednesday March 3, 2010 @11:49PM

    My son who lives abroad but comes to Ireland regularly wants to buy a property here for me to live in. He rents abroad and has never bought any properties anywhere. I have difficulty selling own property here therefore for me to buy this property would mean I would have to pay stamp duty. Would my son be exempt?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Thursday March 4, 2010 @03:59PM

    How long do you have to pay the stamp duty. i believe it is a year from when purchase property. is this correct?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: D Date: Thursday April 1, 2010 @03:13PM

    If you own a site, you don't have to pay stamp duty for building on that site, regardless of whether you are a first time buyer or not.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Caroline Date: Saturday April 10, 2010 @05:37PM

    Please can someone advise me how you to avoid a higher rate of stamp duty duty if buying two adjoing properties?

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  • Stamp Duty on site with holiday home:

    Posted By: Graham Date: Monday April 26, 2010 @12:02PM

    Want to purchase site with chalet (old holiday home). Want to build on it someday in the future. But what stamp duty are we liable for if we purchase this 'site'. Would the bank still offer a mortgage for such a purchase? We don't have the cash to build right now but we wish to take the first step by getting hands on a site.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: ann Date: Sunday May 9, 2010 @10:10PM

    my partner bought house in 99 and availed of the f.t.b.g and now we want to sell and jointly purchase a new house with area over 125sqm so do we have to pay stamp duty?? thanks for advice

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Friday May 14, 2010 @06:50PM

    Hi, Can someone advise on the following....I am a first time buyer but my boyfriend is not. We have been advised we do not have to pay stamp duty as the new house (and it is a new house) will be his primary residence. I still have my doubts on this as I am looking at websites and they say he would only be exempt also if the house is under 125 sq m. The house we are looking at is 142 sq m.
    Any advise appreciated.
    thanks

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Max Date: Tuesday May 25, 2010 @12:15AM

    Three members of same family are considering purchasing a house with fifteen acres of land. The total value of the property is 1.2 million euro. All three members are first time buyers. Can someone tells us how much stamp duty is to be paid (if any) and how is this calculated.

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    Posted By: S Date: Monday May 31, 2010 @04:46PM

    My partner and I want to purchase a property together. I am a first time buyer. He is not. Is there any way he pay his portion of the stamp duty and leave me exempt? I'm feeling penalised. Just because I'm in a relationship with a second time buyer, this shouldn't affect my first time buyer rights.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: raymond Date: Wednesday July 7, 2010 @10:09AM

    my family home was singed over to me, so now my mother father and my name are on deeds, my mother passed away 2 year ago but my father still lives....is this considerd a first time buy? and will it mean i have to pay stamp duty if i purchase a house

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Hayley Date: Thursday July 15, 2010 @06:24PM

    My boyfriend and i are buying a house we have neither of us bought a house before but my boyfriends parents signed their flat in Poland over to him does this mean we are not first time buyers?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: mary Date: Friday July 23, 2010 @11:57AM

    hi i have just saw a apartment for sale which syas"no stamp duty for owner occupiers" it is 75m2 and its the last one remaining although its been built a couple of years ago does this mean any buyer is excempt from stamp duty

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Christine Date: Monday July 26, 2010 @03:24PM

    I am trying to sell a derelict cottage on o.6 acres for 45k
    Someone is really interested in buying to renovate but he is worried about a property tax on Derelict houses . He would be a first time buyer
    Can someone please advise is there such a thing?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: aoife Date: Wednesday August 4, 2010 @11:51AM

    Hi,

    Does anyone know what criteria the Revenue use to decide a house is your primary place of residence? Am thinking of buying a house in the west which I would eventually move to, but in the meantime I would be renting and working in Dublin. I obviously don't want to lose out on my first time buyer status!

    I don't intend to rent the purchased huose out, so that would not be an issue.

    Any advice would be greatly appreciated!

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday August 16, 2010 @07:29PM

    an owner occupier purchased a new home Sept 2006, so didn't have to pay stamp duty. if the person sells the same home before a 5 year period, i.e Sept 2011, will the person have to pay any stamp duty?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Joe Date: Friday August 27, 2010 @02:07PM

    If you had a property abroad in eu and then sold it ...What r u ?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: jim howard Date: Thursday September 2, 2010 @09:20AM

    how much stamp duty do i pay on a bungalow valued at 170.000 euro.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: thomas m Date: Wednesday September 15, 2010 @05:08PM

    my son is giving me 3 acres of land ,zoned residencial
    valued 300,000 euro please what stamp duty will i have to pay,
    please will somebody tell me,

    thank you.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: pat smokie Date: Tuesday September 21, 2010 @08:56PM

    i am purching a house and 30 acresfrom my family brothers and sisters last owner my mom deceased 30 years approx price land 200000 hse 80000 what stamp duty am i liable for i am a sole trader not farming I own 2 properties both rented

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday October 11, 2010 @03:21PM

    I am thinking of offering my house in a straight swap for another house. In this case witth no cash involved in the transaction, is either party liable for stamp duty ?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday November 8, 2010 @10:02PM

    Does a ruin classify as a dwelling, therefore exempt from stamp duty up to 125k or only if it had planning permission.I'm interested in a site which has a ruin on it, wondering if stamp duty needs to be paid.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: jigar thakkar Date: Friday March 11, 2011 @09:30AM

    Can you explain me how in practical life, stamp duty is calculated??

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Mable Pan Date: Wednesday March 16, 2011 @12:16PM

    My husband and I are considering of selling our unit recently. For example, when we bought the unit, it cost us $400,000 and we paid $20,000 as the stamp duty. Now we're selling the unit for $500,000, so I would like to know how much is the profit of selling the unit, is it $100,000 or $80,000, the stamp duty not included?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anne Date: Tuesday March 22, 2011 @07:49PM

    My husband purchased a house in aug 2009 in his sole name he was not a first time buyer, he paid stamp duty of eur9000 we were not married at the time. In June 2010 we got married have we any entitlement to the stamp duty back??

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: JOHN Date: Thursday July 14, 2011 @11:18AM

    Could you please tell me how much if any stamp duty is on a bungalow costing £225,000. I have been told different amounts. Some say i do pay it on this amount others say i dont. Could you please let me know how much if any i will have to pay.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Brian Date: Friday July 15, 2011 @10:55AM

    I am buying a site off my parents at 120000, my girlfriend is also building the house with me. Do I have to pay stamp duty?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Corinne Date: Saturday July 16, 2011 @05:16PM

    Im considering purchasing a house valued at 120,000.
    I am a first time buyer but the house states stamp duty is 1,200 for ALL purchasers.
    I thought first time buyers were cleared of all stamp duty?
    How is this legal?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Friday August 19, 2011 @10:22AM

    Stamp duty! Ha! Probably when the government changes over documents that specifies who owns a property, some government official does it on a beach somewhere exotic, sipping away on a pina colada for all the money they get for the very difficult task. Bloody robbers!

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: baegan Date: Thursday August 25, 2011 @02:58AM

    need some reliaable advice..as conflicting reports on th einternet.

    i bought my second home in august 2010 for 190K, 1st home was a joint purchase in 2002.

    what if any stamp duty do i owe?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: karl Date: Thursday September 15, 2011 @10:37AM

    I'm about to purchase a new build..iv been on a mortgage before and I was wondering if I'd hav to pay stamp duty on a new build??..

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: mamta Date: Monday October 31, 2011 @07:39AM

    i am about to purchase a old house this bulidings is 9 years old . how calculate stamp duty?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Wednesday November 16, 2011 @10:50AM

    "payed" does not exist and is incorrect it should be "paid".

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Saturday November 19, 2011 @11:14AM

    Hello, I, afer the death of my mother, sold a house which she had purchased putting my name on the deeds which, according to the revenue commisioners made me a Purchaser and meant I had to pay stamp duty on the purchase of the new house,which I find appalling as I was in no state to fund in any way the purchase of the first house, as I was unemployed and in College at the time.Cost of second house was 177500 euro and meant I had to give 5% of same, even though I was a first time buyer. This took place in January/February 2004. Have I any recourse to getting some or all of this money back

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  • Re: Stamp Duty

    Posted By: Matt Date: Wednesday December 14, 2011 @02:33PM

    I recently received a property from my father
    Is it up to myself to pay the stamp duty directly to the revenue or should my solicitor tell me what I owe and pay it to revenue on my behalf?
    Aslo, what do I have to do regarding registry maps?

    Thanks

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Monday February 20, 2012 @10:25PM

    I bought a house with my brother, he has moved out. If he takes his name off the mortgage, are we liable to pay stamp duty?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Sunday April 29, 2012 @02:19PM

    Article doesn't really explain why I'd owe money to the government for buying a property. If it really costs several grand to get a name changed on a deed, and the expertise involved somehow scales with the value of the property, maybe I could source my own staff for the job and get a better hourly rate.

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: MJD Date: Thursday August 2, 2012 @01:02PM

    Does stamp duty apply for first time buyers?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Ann Date: Tuesday August 28, 2012 @09:25AM

    I was born in Ireland but now live in England. Our house is in my husbands name. I have never owned a property. Would I be considered a first time buyer in Ireland if I buy a holiday/retirement home there?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: peter B... Date: Thursday December 6, 2012 @07:32PM

    TRYING TO SELL MY HOUSE AND BUY A NEW UN- FINISHED HOUSE.THE PRICE WE ARE HOPING TO PAY IS 110K. HOW MUCH STAMP DUTY WOULD WE HAVE TO PAY

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: dinny Date: Tuesday December 11, 2012 @07:27PM

    i bought a apartment with my ex (not married) in 2009 for €256,000, since then i have split with my ex and the apartment is now worth €195,000. the bank has agreed to realese him from the mortage and allow me to take it on in my sole name, they have informed me that there is no new mortage been drawn down and it will be a continuation of the existing mortage but with his name removed, the mortage is currently at €244.000 which means i am taking on a mortage of €244,000 on my own and taking on all the negitive equity.

    My questions are :

    Will i have to pay stamp duty?

    Does stamp duty apply if you are staying in your existing property?

    Does stamp duty apply if i am in negitive equity?

    thanks in advance

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anand Damkondwar Date: Wednesday January 16, 2013 @07:45AM

    We already paid stamp for mortgage of property i.e. 10/- lacs (maximum) now i want to add around 10% of loan amount in to earlier mortgage but there is no any addition or deletion of property & the earlier valuation will cover the mortgage but here is loan enhancement so do I need to pay stamp duty again on the 10% additional loan...

    Thanks
    Anand

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Tuesday February 12, 2013 @03:21PM

    We reside in own HDB flat now. We bought a private condo 3 years ago without getting any loan from bank. If we wish to buy other private condo, must we pay additional 7% stamp dury ?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Annie McD Date: Tuesday May 28, 2013 @09:55AM

    I was co-owner of a property in the UK which was sold. Am I liable for stamp duty as a first time buyer in Ireland?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: john Date: Thursday June 20, 2013 @03:28PM

    i am buying a house for 96000 in ireland what stamp duty to i pay

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Robert Date: Saturday January 25, 2014 @07:08AM

    I am a second time buyer purchasing a site for €75,000 and plan to build for €200,000. Can you tell me what the stamp duty rates are for a second time buyer on the site and the build?

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  • Re: Stamp Duty Explained

    Posted By: Anonymous Poster Date: Sunday April 6, 2014 @09:17AM

    I am purchasing a derelict building for £150,000 to convert to a dwelling - do I still need to pay stamp duty on this?

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