The covid stamp duty holiday

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  • Lesney Park
    It included 2nd properties, but only applied to the "basic" stamp duty.

    Still had/ have to pay the supplemental 3%

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  • Thurrock1
    started a topic The covid stamp duty holiday

    The covid stamp duty holiday

    Please can anyone tell me if the recent stamp duty holiday included second homes ie BTL etc. Or was it only for buyers who would live in their purchases. Thank you

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