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Stamp Duty Land Tax Manual

Updates: Stamp Duty Land Tax Manual

2017

published amendments

Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: The Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002
Hyperink updated
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax: Rates of tax (SDLT) - FA03/S55
Hyperlink to rates and thresholds updated.

published amendments

Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: Meaning of chargeable interest FA03/S48
Change reference from UK to England, Wales and Northern Ireland Deleted inappropriate use of England, Wales and Northern Ireland in sentance referring to Chargable interest Deleted Chargeable interest in Scotland - title and bullet points
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: What is a land transaction FA03/S43(1)
Delete the word 'the'
Changed from United Kingdom to England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): Background
Change from United Kingdom to England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): Nature of guidance and contact details
Name of team amended to reflect the correct name.

published amendments

Procedure: Deferring payment in case of contingent or uncertain consideration FA03/S90: Appeal against HM Revenue & Customs refusal
Mending broken links
Mending broken link
Reliefs: Group Tax Bulletin article: Contents
Trying again to make the hyperlink work
Trying again to make the hyperlink work
Broken link mended
Missing link now attached
Out of date link amended
Scope: How much is chargeable: Goodwill
Change link address to show correct details
Broken link to the Capital Gains Manual mended

published amendments

Contents
Text removed

published amendments

Compliance: Penalties and Interest
Old links - Old link is CH80000 Compliance Handbook New link should be http://internal.active.hmrci/manual/compliance-handbook/ch80000
Compliance: Introduction: Interest and penalties
Old link - Old link is CH80000 Compliance Handbook New link should be http://internal.active.hmrci/manual/compliance-handbook/ch80000
Compliance: Introduction, Compliance and Stamp Duty Land Tax
Old link - Old link is Appeal Review and Tribunals (ARTG) New link should be http://internal.active.hmrci/manual/appeals-reviews-and-tribunals-guidance
Procedure: Deferring payment in case of contingent or uncertain consideration FA03/S90: Appeal against HM Revenue & Customs refusal
Old link changed from Old link ARTG2140 New link should be http://internal.active.hmrci/manual/appeals-reviews-and-tribunals-guidance/artg2140
Reliefs: Group Tax Bulletin article: Contents
Old link www.opsi.gov.uk/acts2003/30014-t.htm#sch7pt1 New link should be http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2003/14/part/4/crossheading/reliefs SP3/98 link not attached, should be http://internal.active.hmrci/manual/stamp-taxes-share
Scope: How much is chargeable: Goodwill
Out of date link changed from Capital Gains Manual to proper hyperlink
Out of date link changed from Capital Gains Manual to proper hyperlink

published amendments

Scope: What is chargeable: Assents and appropriations by personal representatives FA03/SCH3/PARA3A
Delete reference to Scotland - change in legislation
Scope: what is chargeable: contents
Links to SDLTM00370 - Scope: what is chargeable: land transactions: Disadvantage Area Relief (DAR) mixed-use property FA03/SCH6/PARA6 archived
Scope: what is chargeable: land transactions: is notification required? examples
added the words - only residential - to example 3
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: Exempt interests FA03/S48(2)
Deleted mention of Scotland - as no longer applicable
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: Notifiable transactions FA03/S77: examples
Re worded Example 1 and revised the example details on example 2
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): Contents
Unlinked link in GOV.UK
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): The tax - FA03/S42
Missing address from GOV.UK page

published amendments

Guidance - Chargeable Consideration and Fees
Change UK to reflect Scotland no longer part of the SDLT. Deleted an unnecessary sentence.
Scope: How much is chargeable: General guidance on FA03/S50 and FA03/SCH4
Deleted unnecessary SDLT acronym
Scope: What is chargeable: Options and rights of pre-emption FA03/S46: Examples
Made alterations to some of the sentences to improve the contents
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): The tax - FA03/S42
Internal links replaced

published amendments

Scope: How much is chargeable: Interaction with VAT FA03/SCH4/PARA2
Change the word they to the tenant in the 3rd para
Processing - what forms to use to notify a land transaction: further guidance for completing forms SDLT1, SDLT3 and SDLT4 - further guidance for question 29 SDLT1, local authority number
Bath and North East Somerset missing from list

published amendments

Procedure: Deferring payment in case of contingent or uncertain consideration FA03/S90: Appeal against HM Revenue & Customs refusal
Web address linked - no change to text
Reliefs: Charities relief: Detailed rules to qualify for the relief FA03/SCH8/PARA1
Updated links to GOV.UK site. No change to text.
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): Contents
Link to Scottish Govt site refreshed. No change to text.
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): Liability to tax - FA03/S85
Link to Scottish Govt site refreshed. No change to text.

published amendments

Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance: Substantially performed and later completed FA03/S44(8)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance: Substantial amount of the consideration FA03/S44(5)(b)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: When is stamp duty land tax chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance: Purchaser takes possession FA03/S44(5)(a): Example
Removal on a non working SDLTM link
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance: Purchaser takes possession FA03/S44(5)(a)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance: What is substantial performance FA03/S44(5)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance: Substantial performance prior to completion FA03/S44(4) & FA03/S44A(3)
Slight changes to the 4 paragraph, deleting mention of Netherton. Have also delete the mention of Birmingham as in Birmingham Stamp Office
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance: Substantial performance at completion FA03/S44(3)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance FA03/S44: General guidance
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Effective date of a transaction FA03/S119
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: who is chargeable: joint purchasers
changes to format - new review date set
Scope: Who is chargeable
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Scope: who is chargeable: general FA03/S43
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: When the transaction involves connected companies FA03/S53
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Annuities as consideration: No provision for deferral of tax FA03/S52(7)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Annuities as consideration: Amounts of payments unknown FA03/S52(5)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Contingent, uncertain or unascertained consideration: Adjustments under FA03/S80: Interaction with FA03/SCH10
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Scope: How much is chargeable: Annuities as consideration: General FA03/S52
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Scope: How much is chargeable: Contingent, uncertain or unascertained consideration: Adjustments under FA03/S80: Land transaction return required
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Scope: How much is chargeable: Contingent, uncertain or unascertained consideration: Adjustments under FA03/S80: General: Example
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Scope: How much is chargeable: Contingent, uncertain or unascertained consideration: Adjustments under FA03/S80: General
Amended spelling
Scope: How much is chargeable: Contingent, uncertain or unascertained consideration: Definitions FA03/S51(3)
Changed the formatting of the bullet points
Scope: How much is chargeable: Contingent, uncertain or unascertained consideration: General FA03/S51
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Contingent, uncertain or unascertained consideration: General FA03/S51(2): Example
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Definition of a major interest in land
Removed the sentence referring to Scotland
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Indemnities given by the purchaser FA03/SCH4/PARA16
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Receipt of a reverse premium FA03/SCH17A/PARA18
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: New lease granted on the surrender of an old lease FA03/SCH17A/PARA16
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Exclusions on the grant of a lease FA03/SCH17A/PARA10
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Purchaser is vendor’s employee FA03/SCH4/PARA12
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Services provided FA03/SCH4/PARA11
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Construction or similar works FA03/SCH4/PARA10: Example 4
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: how much is chargeable: non-cash consideration: construction or similar works FA03/SCH4/PARA10
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Foreign currency FA03/SCH4/PARA9
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Nil-rate band discretionary trusts
Reviewed contents, no changes needed - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Transfer of property on winding up - loan from shareowners
Changed format of sentence
Amended the format of a sentence - made bold
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Assumption or release of a debt FA03/SCH4/PARA8: Examples
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Assumption or release of a debt FA03/SCH4/PARA8
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Land partitioned FA03/SCH4/PARA6
Delete sentence referring to Scotland
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Exchanges FA03/SCH4/PARA5
Reviewed, no amendments required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Non-cash consideration: Exchanges FA03/SCH4/PARA5
SDLTM link mended
Scope: How much is chargeable: Sale of land with associated construction, &c, contract
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Goodwill
Checked web addresses - no changes made - new review date set
Scope: How much is chargeable: Delay in payment FA03/SCH4/PARA3
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Removed comments box. No change to text
Scope: How much is chargeable: Fixtures and fittings
Deletion of reference to Scotland and SDLT implication
Scope: How much is chargeable: Just and reasonable apportionment FA03/SCH4/PARA4
Remove reference to Scotland
Scope: How much is chargeable: Interaction with VAT FA03/SCH4/PARA2
Made some alterations to formatting of heading
Scope: How much is chargeable: Costs etc not treated as chargeable consideration
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Exchanges FA03/S47 and FA03/SCH4/PARA5
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Options and rights of pre-emption FA03/S46
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Contract and conveyance: Contract and later conveyance
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Contract and conveyance: Definitions FA03/S44
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Contract and conveyance: Conditional contracts
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Contract and conveyance: General FA03/S44
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Exempt transactions: On the ending of a marriage or civil partnership FA03/SCH3/PARA3 and FA03/SCH3/PARA3A
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Exempt transactions: Following death FA03/SCH3/PARA4
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Exempt transactions: Gifts of property FA03/SCH3/PARA1
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Exempt transactions: Specific exemptions FA03/S49 & FA03/SCH3
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: what is chargeable: exempt transactions: general FA03/S49(1)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: what is chargeable: land transactions: definition of non-residential property FA03/S116
Added web link to FA03/S116
Scope: what is chargeable: land transactions: is notification required? examples
Delete unnecessary text in example 2
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: Notifiable transactions FA03/S77: examples
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: Notifiable transactions FA03/S77 & S77A
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Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: Main subject matter FA03/S43(6)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: Method of acquisition unimportant FA03/S43(2)
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: The Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002
Corrected web address so that it links to gov.uk version. Two year review date set
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: Meaning of chargeable interest FA03/S48
Two year review set
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: Meaning of acquisition FA03/S43
Contents reviewed - no changes needed - two year review has been set
Scope: What is chargeable: Land transactions: What is a land transaction FA03/S43(1)
Contents reviewed - no changes needed - two year review has been set
Scope
Corrected web address so that it links to gov.uk version. two year review date set
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): Payment of tax - FA03/S86
Removed old web link
Corrected web address so that it links to gov.uk version. Review date for two years
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax: Rates of tax (SDLT) - FA03/S55
Deleted duplication of words - is entirely residential (see SDLTM00365) or
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): The tax - FA03/S42
Corrected web address so that it links to gov.uk version
Introduction to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT): Background
Corrected web address so that it links to gov.uk version

published amendments

Reliefs: disadvantaged areas relief: contents
Links to Relief: disadvantaged area relief: contents and pages archived - SDLTM20050 to SDLTM20110
Miscellaneous Provisions: Withdrawal of a notice to quit or break notice
Small change made to final sentence
Miscellaneous Provisions: Substantial performance of an agreement: Example 2
Small change required in last sentence of first paragraph. New review date set
Miscellaneous Provisions: Substantial performance of an agreement: Example 1
Slight amendment needed in final sentence. Two year review set
Miscellaneous Provisions: Substantial performance of an agreement
Contents reviewed - no changes needed - all links checked - two year review has been set
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Options and rights of pre-emption FA03/S46(3)
Contents reviewed - no changes needed - two year review has been set
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance: Conditional contracts
Contents reviewed - no changes needed - two year review has been set
Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Contracts and substantial performance: Definitions FA03/S44(10)
Contents reviewed - no changes needed - two year review has been set

published amendments

Reliefs and Exemptions: Sale and leaseback arrangements: Example
Incorrect review date put in previously.
Changed review date.

published amendments

Chargeable Consideration, Premium, Payments for lease
Amend title to remove unnecessary hashtags

published amendments

Scope: When is Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) chargeable: Effective date of a transaction FA03/S119
Added missing hyperlink

published amendments

Reliefs: Certain acquisitions of residential property
Grammar errors corrected

published amendments

Procedure: Duty to deliver a land transaction return FA03/S76: The form
Change of address
Procedure: Completion following Substantial Performance of agreement for lease
Change of address

published amendments

Reliefs
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Reliefs and exemptions: miscellaneous provisions: NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Reliefs: Arrangements involving public or educational bodies
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Reliefs: Acquisition by bodies established for national purposes
Simple formatting change to first sentance
Reliefs: Transfers in consequence of reorganisation of parliamentary constituencies
One formatting change to the first sentance
Reliefs: Transfers in consequence of reorganisation of parliamentary constituencies
Slight formatting changes made to seven sentances
Reliefs: Incorporation of limited liability partnerships
Removal of an unnecessary bullet point
Reliefs: Demutualisation of building society
Formatting changes to four sentances
Reliefs: Demutualisation of insurance company
Formatting changes to three sentances
Reliefs: Certain acquisitions of residential property
Formatting changes to nine sentances
Reliefs: Certain acquisitions of residential property
Formatting changes to seven sentances
Reliefs: Certain acquisitions of residential property
Formatting changes to four sentances
Reliefs: Certain acquisitions of residential property
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Reliefs: Sovereign Bodies and International Organisations
Reviewed no action required - new review date set
Reliefs: Diplomatic premises
Spelling amended in final sentance
Reliefs
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Reliefs
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Reliefs
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Reliefs
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Reliefs
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Reliefs
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Reliefs
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published amendments

Zero carbon homes relief
Updated title, no change to text