About the Lease

How to complete the 'About the Lease' section of the online LBTT return.

Note: The ‘About the Lease’ section and associated questions below appear if you have selected the ‘Lease’ option for the ‘Description of transaction’ question in ‘About the Transaction’.

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Start date as specified in lease

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Enter the start date of the lease as stated in the lease.

End date as specified in lease

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Enter the end date of the lease as stated in the lease.

Typical annual rent of lease, including VAT where applicable

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Enter the average annual rent (ignoring any rent-free periods) in pounds sterling under the terms of the lease, including any VAT payable on the rent.

Total premium (grassum) payable

Enter any premium (or grassum) payable under the terms of the lease (see LBTT6006).

Relevant rental figure

Enter the relevant rental figure under the terms of the lease. This is the annual rent in relation to the transaction in question or, if that transaction is one of a number of linked transactions for which the chargeable consideration consists of or includes rent, it is the total of the annual rents in relation to all of those transactions. See paragraph 9 of schedule 19 to the LBTT(S)A 2013 and LBTT6012.

Net present value upon which tax on rent is calculated

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Enter the Net Present Value (NPV). To calculate the NPV apply the formula in paragraph 6 of schedule 19 to the LBTT(S)A 2013 or see LBTT6011. Our website also has an online tax calculator to help you work this figure out.

Total amount of tax due – premium (grassum)

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Enter the tax due based on the total premium (grassum) payable (see LBTT6012 and LBTT6013).

Total amount of tax due – NPV

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Enter the tax due based on the total NPV payable (see LBTT6011 and LBTT6013).

Last updated: 
23 June 2015
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