Is stamp duty payable on a transfer of equity?

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Yes stamp duty now known as Stamp Duty Land Tax will be payable on the value of the share transferred of Equity. A fine of up to £200 can be imposed on failure to pay within the month or failure to do so.
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1.5% of the face value of share scrips and .01% for sripless shares
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Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) applies to most land and property transactions on or after 1 December 2003, involving any estate, interest, right or power over land in the UK. SDLT applies
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It is 0.25 % of the consideration of transter or market value of the shares involved as the case may be for unlisted and listed companies respectively.
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Stamp duty is payable at 4% on property worth more than £500,000. Amount payable on £800,000 is £32,000. report this answer. Updated on Friday, February 03 2012
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