Personal tax - Capital gains tax


All the essential documents you need to legitimately pay less of this tax


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Holdover relief claimWhen you give away an asset for no consideration, or knowingly sell it for less than it's worth, you will be charged capital gains tax based on the market value. However, you might be able to make a claim to hold this gain over de... Read more
UPDATED04 Jan 2019
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Letter
Claim for s.243 small part disposal reliefIf you are forced to sell your land to a local authority under a compulsory purchase order, you could benefit from an expanded form of small part disposal relief.Part disposals - generallyWhen you make a part... Read more
19 Jun 2018
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Letter
CGT unpaid proceeds claim If you sell an asset and the buyer fails to pay all or part of the proceeds, and you are unable to recover them, you can claim a reduction for the amount of gain chargeable to tax. Consideration payable after saleWhere you s... Read more
07 Mar 2018
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Letter
Non-resident CGT charge electionSince 6 April 2015, non-UK residents have been liable to capital gains tax (CGT) on disposals (sale or transfer) of UK residential property. Where this rule applies the cost of the property for CGT purposes (the "base c... Read more
22 Dec 2017
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Letter
Claim to adjust base cost for part disposal of landWhen selling a small part of a piece of land you are still liable for capital gains tax (CGT). However, if conditions are met, you can make a claim under s.242 Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 t... Read more
06 Mar 2017
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Letter
CGT EIS deferral relief claim Investing in enterprise investment scheme (EIS) shares gives you an opportunity to defer capital gains tax (CGT) that would otherwise be payable.claiming reliefEIS deferral relief, sometimes referred to as EIS rein... Read more
22 May 2013
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Letter
CGT negligible value claimIf you own an asset that has become of negligible value, i.e. worthless, you can make a negligible value claim to HMRC which entitles you to treat the asset as if it were sold for nothing. The effect of this is to create a c... Read more
13 Nov 2009
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Letter
Claim for a capital loss for an irrecoverable loan to a traderIf you made a loan to a business which it cannot repay, the amount remaining outstanding may be treated as a capital loss. HMRC requires conditions to be met before it will accept the loss... Read more
24 Sep 2009
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Letter
CGT rollover relief claim When you've sold an asset that was used in your business, and this results in a capital gain, it's possible to defer or even avoid tax on this by claiming rollover relief. Selling a business assetCapital gains tax (CGT) applie... Read more
29 Jul 2009