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Stamp Taxes on Shares Manual

HM Revenue & Customs
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Introduction to Stamp Duty on shares and Stamp Duty Reserve Tax (SDRT): Stamp duty rates: Stamp Duty - the standard rate

The rates of duty applicable to transfers of stock or marketable securities are:

Documents containing a £1,000 certificate of value up to £1,000: Nil

Documents not certified (any amount): 0.5% rounded up to the next multiple of £5.