Furnishing Exempt from Stamp Duty

Stamp duty is not charged on the furnishings or chattels of a house. Some confusion has surrounded what is and what is not included.

According to the Lands and Survey department, chattels includes the following items:

curtains and blinds
free standing furniture
kitchen white goods
The following items are not considered to be chattels:
fitted kitchen units, cupboards, sinks and worktops
wall mounted or cabinet-fitted appliances (oven, fridge etc)
floor and wall tiles
fitted bathroom sanitary ware
hot water heaters
air conditioning systems

Please click on this link on the following link for a full list of the items that are considered chattels: Lands and Survey Department.

If you wish to speak with someone directly, then please call the Lands and Survey Department on (345) 244 3420 and they will be happy to discuss your situation.