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Land Transaction Tax and Anti-avoidance of Devolved Taxes (Wales) Act 2017

No tax chargeable in respect of rent: residential leases

269.Paragraph 27 provides that the rents paid under a residential lease are not chargeable to LTT. Any other consideration that is not rent remains chargeable under the normal rules. A regulation making power is provided so that the Welsh Ministers can make such rents chargeable to the tax. Further powers are provided so that the Welsh Ministers can set the initial and subsequent rates and bands which would apply should they bring such rents within the tax.

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