Convert a property to a furnished holiday let?

The issue Normally a residential rental property would be subject to a 28% capital gains tax (CGT) rate on its disposal….

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Main residence dilemmas in divorce cases

The issue Normal ‘no gain, no loss’ inter-spouse transfer rules still apply in the year that a couple separates. In subsequent…

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A badly structured SPA can harm your capital gains tax position!

The issue Would you rather sell your company for £8 million with the obligation to repay its £1 million debt, or…

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Remember the EMI grant notification deadline

The issue Most of you will know about the tax benefits of EMI options. As a quick recap these ‘special’ options…

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Capital gains tax uplift on death

The issue You may be familiar with the favourable tax treatment, whereby assets held at death attract an uplift to market…

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Tax efficient student property

The issue There is an incentive for parents to ‘put’ income into their children’s hands in order to access lower tax…

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HMRC loses transactions in securities case

The issue Transactions in securities legislation (TISL) is what HMRC uses to combat capital transactions where they think that a shareholder…

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No PPR relief for traders!

The issue Principal Private Residence (PPR) relief generally allows taxpayers to keep gains arising on the disposal of a property which…

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How do you break UK tax residence?

The issue With rising tax rates many taxpayers are considering leaving the UK and crystallising gains and income in a more…

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You may not always want incorporation relief

The issue Property business incorporations continue to be a very topical issue. Landlords are keen to incorporate residential portfolios so as…

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