Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: What is a land transaction FA03/S43(1)
Stamp duty land tax is charged on land transactions.
A land transaction means the acquisition of a chargeable interest located in England and Northern Ireland.
Chargeable interest is defined at FA03/S48(1). Guidance is at SDLTM00280.
What constitutes an acquisition is set out at FA03/S43. Guidance is at SDLTM00270.
FA03/S43(4) defines a purchaser and vendor for SDLT purposes as the person acquiring and the person disposing of the subject matter of the transaction.