Personal tax - Capital gains tax


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


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Rent or business asset disposal relief checklistIf you personally own property that your company uses for its business, there can be tax advantages to having the company pay you rent. However, doing so can mean a higher capital gains tax bill when yo... Read more
18 May 2020
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Letter
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
04 Jan 2019
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Letter
Claim for small part disposal relief - compulsory purchaseIf 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... 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 for small 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 to deduct the s... Read more
06 Mar 2017
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Form
CGT schedule of capital enhancements The cost of structural alterations or improvements to properties counts as capital expenses (enhancements). They can be deducted as expenses when calculating the capital gain or loss following the sale of the prop... Read more
29 Oct 2013
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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