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Land and Buildings Transaction Tax 

If you're buying a property in Scotland then you’ll need to swot up a little on the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT). 

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How much LBBT will I pay?

Land and Buildings Transaction Tax is payable on homes costing £145,000 or more and increases on a sliding scale.

You’ll pay tax on the part of the property price within each band, as shown in this table.

LBTT table

Still unsure how much you'll pay?

The Scottish Government have created a handy calculator to help you work it out. 

Take a look before you buy. 

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