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Data Provider: Welsh Revenue Authority Residential Land Transaction Tax statistics by measure and National Assembly constituency area
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[Collapse]ACAKnown[Expand]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)54,680150.89,6482,760176
[Collapse]W09000001[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Ynys Môn1,2905.52564,250198
[Collapse]W09000006[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Delyn1,2102.72152,190177
[Collapse]W09000007[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Alyn and Deeside1,4702.92531,950173
[Collapse]W09000008[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Wrexham1,0302.41812,340176
[Collapse]W09000017[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Llanelli1,4201.82031,290143
[Collapse]W09000018[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Gower1,4005.52803,970200
[Collapse]W09000019[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Swansea West1,2203.82093,140172
[Collapse]W09000020[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Swansea East1,2601.51531,190121
[Collapse]W09000022[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Aberavon1,0500.9116900110
[Collapse]W09000031[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Cardiff Central1,2506.22734,940218
[Collapse]W09000042[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Cardiff North1,86010.24865,450261
[Collapse]W09000025[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Rhondda1,0700.88975083
[Collapse]W09000037[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Torfaen1,5302.62491,720163
[Collapse]W09000034[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Monmouth1,4809.64006,520271
[Collapse]W09000040[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Newport East1,6703.92942,310176
[Collapse]W09000039[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Newport West1,7104.83282,790192
[Collapse]W09000002[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Arfon9502.11542,190163
[Collapse]W09000003[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Aberconwy1,0904.02063,690189
[Collapse]W09000004[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Clwyd West1,5503.92742,510176
[Collapse]W09000005[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Vale of Clwyd1,3402.22071,610154
[Collapse]W09000010[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Dwyfor Meirionnydd1,2406.02294,820184
[Collapse]W09000009[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Clwyd South1,0602.41792,240168
[Collapse]W09000011[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Montgomeryshire9603.11903,270199
[Collapse]W09000012[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Ceredigion1,2204.32513,520206
[Collapse]W09000014[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Preseli Pembrokeshire1,4104.52603,240185
[Collapse]W09000016[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Carmarthen West and South Pembrokeshire1,6105.13023,190187
[Collapse]W09000015[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Carmarthen East and Dinefwr1,3803.42412,450175
[Collapse]W09000041[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Brecon and Radnorshire1,1904.72563,990215
[Collapse]W09000021[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Neath1,2301.31601,070130
[Collapse]W09000026[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Cynon Valley1,1500.9121790105
[Collapse]W09000044[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney1,0300.9106870103
[Collapse]W09000038[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Blaenau Gwent1,0600.8107780101
[Collapse]W09000023[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Bridgend1,8403.93222,110175
[Collapse]W09000045[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Ogmore1,3201.51731,170130
[Collapse]W09000046[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Pontypridd1,5702.82521,770160
[Collapse]W09000035[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Caerphilly1,4002.12121,510152
[Collapse]W09000036[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Islwyn1,1601.21511,020129
[Collapse]W09000047[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Vale of Glamorgan2,0608.84794,270233
[Collapse]W09000029[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Cardiff West1,7007.83844,570225
[Collapse]W09000043[Collapse]Total of constituency areas in Wales (records with known constituency classification)Cardiff South and Penarth2,2408.04493,560200

Metadata

Title
Residential Land Transaction Tax statistics, by National Assembly constituency area, transaction type, measure and effective year

Last update
27 June 2019 27 June 2019

Next update
June 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Revenue Authority

Source 1
Land Transaction Tax returns, Welsh Revenue Authority

Contact email
data@wra.gov.wales

Designation
None

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
National Assembly for Wales constituencies

Geographical coverage
Wales

Languages covered
English and Welsh

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence

General description
From 1 April 2018, LTT replaced Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on residential and non-residential property and land interests purchased in Wales. The tax rates and tax bands for LTT vary depending on the type of transaction.

Taxpayers must notify the WRA of all land transactions with a value above £40,000. There are also circumstances where certain lease transactions are not notifiable if they are less than 7 years in duration. When filing an LTT return, the organisation paying the return has 30 days after the effective date to submit and pay the return.

This dataset includes estimates of LTT notifiable residential transactions received by the WRA by the close of 17 June 2019. Non-residential statistics cannot be reliably produced as identification of the correct constituency area relies on the postcode to be provided for the property and land items as part of each transaction. As there is an inherent bias in the cases where missing or invalid postcodes are provided towards larger non-residential transactions, their results are not sufficiently complete or meaningful to be published.

The dataset includes a breakdown by:
- transaction type: residential only but (including sub-categories for main rate and higher rate transactions)
- National Assembly constituency area: each of the 40 National Assembly constituency areas in Wales
- measure: number of transactions, tax due, value of property taxed, average tax due per transaction and average value of property taxed
- effective year (financial)

There is a relatively small proportion of residential transactions where the postcode provided for the property and land items is missing or invalid. This means that the constituency cannot be allocated. For comparability, the constituency totals shown in this dataset therefore relate only to those transactions where the constituency is known, and for that reason will not match the Wales total shown in other datasets.


Data collection and calculation
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Frequency of publication
Annual

Data reference periods
Data are shown by the financial year (April to March) in which the transaction was effective.

Users, uses and context
These statistics have been established to meet the immediate user requirement for data on the implementation of LTT, following the establishment of the WRA. Our key users are colleagues from the Welsh Treasury within the Welsh Government, the Office of Budget Responsibility, and other tax authorities in the UK.

Rounding applied
Values in this dataset are rounded to the nearest 10 transactions, nearest £0.1 million tax due, and nearest £1 million for the value of property taxed. Average tax due per transaction is shown to the nearest £10, whilst average value per transaction is shown to the nearest £1000.

Revisions information
Land Transaction Tax statistics are subject to revision. When filing an LTT return, the organisation paying the return has 30 days after the ‘effective date’ to submit and pay the return. The effective date is when the tax becomes liable to be paid, usually when a transaction is completed on a property.
This dataset (being annual figures) is unlikely to be affected by further transactions not submitted by June of the following year. However, values for existing transactions are subject to revisions for several years and may lead to some revisions when these data are next updated. In particular, this will be due to higher rate refunds. When a refund for higher rates residential LTT is claimed, the original transaction is amended to a main rate residential LTT transaction. The taxpayer has up to three years to sell their previous main residence and claim a refund.

Statistical quality
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Keywords
Land Transaction Tax; LTT; Tax