Property Tax Essentials: 30-day CGT deadline and PPR relief

From 6 April 2020, the new 30-day reporting and payment window will come into effect for sales of residential property where a capital gains tax (CGT) charge arises. A standalone return will have to be submitted to HMRC within 30 days of completion, along with a payment on account of CGT based on an estimated calculation of the gain. Disposals… Read More

Onshoring – other solutions

You can also just liquidate the offshore company, with the distribution of the UK properties going to the shareholders. This should be treated as capital distributions and so subject to UK CGT. As there wouldn’t be any consideration payable for the properties, there shouldn’t be any SDLT issues. The properties would now be held in the hands of the individuals… Read More