JOINT EXCHEQUER COMMITTEE (WALES) - 24 OCTOBER 2016
The Joint Exchequer Committee (Wales) met yesterday to continue talks about the funding arrangements to be established when new tax powers are devolved to the National Assembly for Wales.
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- JOINT EXCHEQUER COMMITTEE (WALES) - 24 OCTOBER 2016
Section highlightLand Transaction Tax
Land Transaction Tax will replace UK Stamp Duty Land Tax in Wales.
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Stock transfer is where a council transfers the ownership and management of its homes (rented and leasehold) to a Registered Social Landlord.
The Welsh Government policy is to encourage councils to improve their housing stock to meet the Welsh Housing Quality Standard by whatever means they consider appropriate. The transfer of stock to a Registered Social Landlord (housing association) is one of the available options.