Other Stamp Duty refunds
You may be due a refund if you:
- overpay Stamp Duty on an instrument (written document)
- pay Stamp Duty on an instrument which is not chargeable to Stamp Duty
- pay Stamp Duty on an instrument for which there is a specific refund provision in Stamp Duty law.
You may be due a refund if certain conditions are met. For more information, see Residential and non-residential land and buildings.
To claim a refund where transitional arrangements apply, you should:
In your letter you should:
- quote the Document ID (you will find this on the original Stamp Duty return)
- confirm that you have amended the return and are seeking a refund.
You should include the following with your letter:
- a certified copy of the binding contract
- a certified copy of the instrument.
If you executed the instrument before 19 October 2017 it may not contain the certificate. In this case, you should also include a letter signed by the seller(s) and purchaser(s). This letter must certify that the instrument was executed solely in pursuance of a binding contract entered into before 11 October 2017.
Residential Development Stamp Duty Refund Scheme
You may qualify for a refund under this Scheme. For more information, see Residential Development Stamp Duty Refund Scheme.
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