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

Section 81I TCMA - General anti-avoidance rule: commencement and transitional provision

105.This section makes provision relating to when the GAAR comes into effect and for transitional arrangements. Subsection (1) provides that the GAAR has effect in relation to a tax avoidance arrangement entered into on or after the date that the GAAR provisions come into force. Subsection (2) provides that where the tax avoidance arrangement forms part of other arrangements that were entered into before the GAAR came into force, such other arrangements are to be ignored for the purpose of section 81C(4) unless having regard to them would be to determine that the tax avoidance arrangement was not artificial.

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