Tax on dwellings held by companies

The annual tax on enveloped dwellings (ATED) applies where a residential property worth over £500,000 is held by a company and is not commercially let out or used for some other qualifying purpose. This tax currently starts at £3,800 per year but that starting rate...

Reporting UK property gains

In 2020 HMRC introduced a new system for paying capital gains tax (CGT) due from selling residential property in the UK, but many solicitors and estate agents are still unaware of the new requirements. You need to report to HMRC your gain from selling a home on: · the...

Filing a CGT Property Return

The government introduced the requirement for individuals to report disposals of UK residential property and pay any capital gains tax (CGT) due within 60 days of completion on 6 April 2020. HMRC has clarified a CGT property return must be filed even if the disposal...