Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) is payable on land and property transactions in Scotland.
LBTT (Residential property)
|0 – 145,000||0%|
|145,001 – 250,000||2%|
|250,001 – 325,000||5%|
|325,001 – 750,000||10%|
|750,001 and above||12%|
The rates apply to the portion of the total value which falls within each band.
Rates may be increased by 4% (3% prior to 25 January 2019) where further residential properties, costing over £40,000, are acquired.
First-time buyer relief raises the zero tax threshold for first-time buyers from £145,000 to £175,000.
|0 – 150,000||Nil|
|150,001 – 250,000||1%|
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