When you buy a UK stock, you’ll pay a form of tax called Stamp Duty to the Government. Stamp duty is 0.5% of the value of the investments you buy (1% on Irish stocks) and you won’t pay any Stamp Duty on AIM stocks or Exchange Traded Funds.
Spanish Transaction Tax
Spanish Transaction Tax (0.2%) is an additional tax payment when you buy some Spanish stocks e.g. Banco Santander and International Consolidated Airlines Group.
Any trade over £10,000 will also be liable for a levy of £1 which is paid to the Panel on Takeovers and Mergers (PTM).