The National Stamp Duty Office operates a Lo-Call 1890 telephone service Tuesday-Thursday from 10.00 to 13.00. Back to Top This document is intended for guidance only.While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the content, it does not purport to be a legal interpretation of the relevant provisions and has no binding in law.please do not send it to the Companies Registration Office (CRO)).(b) Where the consideration is €1,000 or less Where the consideration for the transfer is €1,000 or less and the transfer does not form part of a larger transaction or of a series of transactions in respect of which the amount or value, or the aggregate amount or value, of the consideration which is attributable to stocks or marketable securities exceeds €1,000, the instrument is exempt from stamp duty and you should not file a stamp duty return.Where the transfer is the result of a gift then the value of the stocks or marketable securities is substituted for the amount or value of the consideration paid and the provisions of section 1.2 apply.Where the transfer, whether on sale or by gift, takes place electronically through the CREST system the rate of stamp duty is 1% regardless of the amount or value of the consideration for the sale, or the value of the stocks and marketable securities in the case of a gift, i.e.If part of the consideration is shares in another company then a valuation of those shares should also be submitted.
For more information, please see Exemptions/Reliefs. (a) Where the consideration is more than €1,000 Documents transferring stocks and marketable securities are chargeableat a rate of 1% of the amount or value of the consideration paid (subject to rounding down to the nearest € when the calculation results in an amount which is not a multiple of €1) unless the consideration is €1,000 or less (see (b)) Please file a stamp duty return in respect of each transfer document which is chargeable to stamp duty.Companies Capital Duty (CCD) was introduced in the Finance Act, 1973 (sections 67 to 75, subsequently consolidated in sections 114 to 122 of the Stamp Duties Consolidation Act, 1999 (SDCA)) as a result of Ireland’s entry to the European Community in 1973. While CCD was abolished with effect from 7 December 2005, the charge remains on transactions with an effective date prior to 7 December 2005.