Alphabetical, accessible, invaluable guide to stamp duties. This easy-to-use guide sets out the relevant charge to stamp duty or exemption in relation to all commonly met instruments and transactions. SDLT expert Patrick Cannon fully explains the administrative and compliance processes concerning stamp duty and SDRT. The book includes a whole chapter on precedents, elections and official claim forms. Alphabetically arranged instruments, extensive cross-references and a full list of stamp office contact details make for quick reference.