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

Assignment of rights: application of rules about completion and consideration

120.Paragraph 7(2) provides that where the original contract is completed by a transfer to the transferee, that transfer is taken to be the completion of the original contract and the provisions of section 10(10)(a) are disregarded.

121.Sub-paragraph (3) provides for the amount of chargeable consideration for the transferee’s acquisition where either of the conditions at sub-paragraph (3) applies. The consideration includes any amount given by the transferee (or a connected person in accordance with the provisions in sub-paragraph (8)), whether in acquiring the chargeable interest or for the assignment of rights.

122.Sub-paragraph (9) sets out the circumstances in which the transferee is to be regarded as having substantially performed the original contract. The meaning of “substantial performance” and references to “possession” and “substantial amount of consideration” are to be read in accordance with the meanings provided in section 14.

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