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Five easy ways to maximise tax breaks on UK property

11th May 2018

Maximising Tax Breaks on UK Property By Stephen Kelly Brits have always had a fascination with property, and it’s a fascination that continues for those who live abroad. A large amount of British expats will own property back in the UK, perhaps by hanging onto their former family home... read more

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New Property Tax for Expats

23rd December 2014

New Property Tax for Expats by Martin Rimmer For those who have been following developments, for the last 12 months the Government has been working on the outline of a new charge to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on non-residents who sell UK residential property. A 28 page consultation response... read more

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CGT and Non-Residents Selling UK Residential Property

5th November 2014

Selling UK Residential Property Much has been made of the Government’s consultation on the introduction of a Capital Gains Tax charge for non-residents selling UK residential property after April 2015.  The consultation period has now ended. Whilst there has not yet been a full official response, there are one... read more

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Tax Charges for Residential Properties

4th June 2014

Tax Charges for Residential Properties Since April 2013 an annual tax charge has applied to UK residential property held by ‘non-natural persons’ – notably a non-resident company. There has been little comment about the fact that the annual charge would be index linked (whilst the tax bands would not)... read more

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Changes in Taxation for Expat UK Property Owners

9th April 2014

Changes in Taxation for UK Expat Property Owners In his Autumn statement George Osborne announced Government plans to introduce Capital Gains Tax for non-residents selling UK residential property. Their long-awaited consultation document was published Friday 4th April, and we can now comment more precisely on the proposals. For many... read more

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