Stamp duty on UK purchase

As a French resident living in rented accommodation in France, owning no property either in France or the UK, what stamp duty is payable should I buy a property in the UK? Would I be liable for the increased level that foreign purchasers must pay?  C.M.

Rates of UK stamp duty can be found on the HMRC website at gov.uk/stamp-duty-land-tax/residential-property-rates.

Up to £125,000 there is no tax, then there is 2% up to £250,000 (see the site ...

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