Stamp Duty in Ireland explained

When you’re building a house you usually have to pay stamp duty on the value of the site and in some instances, capital gains tax. Here’s what you need to know.

In this article, we cover:

  • What stamp duty is
  • What you pay stamp duty on in Ireland – in both NI and ROI
  • How to calculate stamp duty on a site transfer
  • What capital gains tax is, and if you have to pay it when you’re self-building

Rob McOwan

Written by Rob McOwan

Rob is a financial advisor based in Dublin,

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