The following Private Client practice note Produced in partnership with Alison Cartin of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
ARCHIVED: This Practice Note gives an overview of the non-resident capital gains tax (NRCGT) charge that applied to certain non-UK resident persons when they disposed of UK residential property on or after 6 April 2015 and before 6 April 2019. It has been archived and is not maintained.
Changes to the taxation of gains made by non-UK residents on UK immovable property took effect from 6 April 2019. These changes are included in section 13 and Schedule 1, Part 1 to the Finance Act 2019. For more details, see Practice Note: Non-residents and tax on chargeable gains from 6 April 2019—gains and UK immovable property.
For disposals on or after 6 April 2015 and before 6 April 2019, an NRCGT charge applies to non-UK resident individuals, trustees, closely-held funds and companies on the disposal of UK residential property. NRCGT applies to disposals of UK residential property of any value including property which is let as part of a property rental business. It also applies to the disposal of a right to acquire UK residential property ‘off-plan’.
NRCGT only applies to gains which accrue post 5 April 2015. This is the default position but in certain circumstances the person disposing of the property can elect for a straight-line time apportionment of the whole gain over their period of ownership or a retrospective basis of computation (ie using
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On 29 August 2015, the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) published the PRA Rulebook (Rulebook). The transition from the Handbook to the Rulebook was intended to benefit PRA-authorised firms, to access clearer and more concise rules. Alongside the Rulebook, supervisory statements and statements
What is a company's constitution?A company’s 'constitution' is defined under the Companies Act 2006 (CA 2006) as including:•the company’s articles of association, and•any resolutions and agreements affecting a company’s constitutionThe CA 2006 definition of 'constitution' is not exhaustive and also
BREXIT: UK is leaving EU on Exit Day (as defined in the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018). This has an impact on this Practice Note. For further guidance on the impact of Brexit on e-money requirements, see Practice Note: Impact of Brexit: Payment services and electronic money directives—quick
This Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the equitable and statutory exceptions to it; how the doctrine affects enforcing a contract against a third party and what happens when, notwithstanding the lack of privity, a contract has an indirect effect on a third
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