Property Tax Planning

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Property Tax Planning

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Helping to establish tax planning opportunities and potential pitfalls, the book is divided into the four categories of property ownership: property investors; property dealers and developers; trading premises; and private residences. Within each category all relevant tax planning areas are outlined chapter by chapter, with reference to legislation and case law.

The new 17th Edition, fully updated by Zeeshan Khilji, covers:

- Changes in SDLT and LTT thresholds and reliefs
- Changes to rules around non-residents paying corporation tax on gains arising on disposals of all immovable property, both residential and commercial
- Changes to rules around non-resident corporate landlords of UK property now having to pay corporation tax (previously income tax) on income
- Changes to rules around UK resident individuals paying CGT on all UK residential property gains within 30 days (then changed to 60 days)
- Changes to principal private residence relief rules, where CGT lettings relief restricted to those living alongside their tenants only
- The introduction of the new rules around residential property developer tax
- Latest update on multiple dwellings relief
- New material on property incorporations

A digital version of this title is available as part of our online tax resources. Contact our sales team to ask about access - [email protected]

Table of Contents

Part A Property Investors
1. Acquisition of a property through a non-UK resident company
2. Property ownership through a non-UK resident trust
3A. Relief for finance costs incurred by individuals, trustees and non-UK resident investment companies
3B. Finance costs for UK property investment companies or companies within the scope of UK corporation tax
4. Repairs, renewals and improvements
5. Stamp duty land tax
6. Capital allowances on plant and machinery
7. Other allowances
8. Holding investment property through a company
9. Premiums received
10. Letting as a trade
11. Capital gains planning: properties held at 31 March 1982
12. Capital gains planning: the indexation allowance
13. Capital gains planning: deferring a sale
14. Capital gains planning: selling the company rather than the property and the further possibility of selling to a UK REIT
15. Enterprise Investment Scheme deferral relief and Seed EIS CGT Exemption
16. Planning for losses: capital losses and surplus management expenses
17. Planning for losses: transfer of investment property to a dealing company
18. VAT planning for property investors

Part B Property Dealers and Developers
19. Tax relief for reductions in property values
20. Reclassification of trading stock as investment property
21. Tax planning on the transfer of trading stock
22. Tax relief for finance costs
23. Acquiring a trading company with tax losses
24. Selling shares in a property trading company and anti-avoidance provisions
25. Construction Industry Scheme
26. VAT points for property developers

Part C Trading Premises
27. Premium relief on the acquisition of a short lease
28. Tax relief for finance costs
29. Capital allowances on plant and machinery
30. Capital gains planning: replacement of business assets ('roll-over') relief
31. Capital gains tax planning: entrepreneurs' and investors' reliefs for individuals and trusts
32. Capital gains planning for companies: exemption for sales of substantial shareholdings
33. Tax-free statutory compensation
34. Construction Industry Scheme
35. VAT and trading premises

Part D Private Residences
36. The capital gains tax, ATED and SDLT regimes for residential property
37. Motive for acquisition of a residence
38. Main residence election where more than one property is owned
39. Land and buildings included with a residence – maximising the exemption
40. Converting, reconstructing or refurbishing a main residence
41. Main residence: taking advantage of the exemption for the last 18 months of ownership
42. Temporary absences: preserving the exemption
43. Taking advantage of the exemption on let property
44. Main residences: periods before 31 March 1982
45. Rent a room: income tax exemption on part letting of a main residence
46. Expense deductions for business use of home

Product details

Published 11 Jan 2024
Format Paperback
Edition 17th
Extent 456
ISBN 9781526526250
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 234 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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