UK real property

UK real property guidance:

FORTHCOMING CHANGE: As originally announced at Budget 2018, the government ran a consultation between 1 April and 1 June 2019 on proposals to curtail capital gains tax...

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Whether a property transaction is an investment or trading (ie dealing) activity is of key importance to each of the parties to the transaction since it will dictate how...

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This guide sets out the requirements for executing deeds in various international jurisdictions. The table provides a quick-reference summary of the execution formalities...

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The fact that an overseas company is a seller, buyer, landlord, tenant, guarantor or mortgagee in relation to the sale or leasing of land in England and Wales does not...

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This Practice Note summarises the changes to the excluded property rules from 6 April 2017 introduced by the Finance (No 2) Act 2017 (F(No 2)A 2017). Under the changes,...

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An opinion letter should be obtained in respect of every transaction in Great Britain with a foreign company eg a sale or purchase, a security transaction, a...

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A legal opinion should be obtained in respect of any property transaction in England and Wales entered into with an overseas company; for example, the sale or purchase of...

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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...

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The Non-resident Landlords Scheme (NRL Scheme) requires income tax at the basic rate to be deducted from rental payments due to non-resident landlords in respect of a UK...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to collective investment schemes: HMRC consulted from 17 September 2019 to 25 October 2019 on draft regulations that amend the rules for...

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The charge to UK income tax applies to the profits of both a UK and overseas property business. A property business is one which generates income from land and includes...

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Corporate transparency is now viewed as an essential element in any strategy aimed at reducing or eliminating corruption, tax evasion, terrorist financing and money...

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This Practice Note is an overview of the issues facing non-UK domiciliaries when purchasing a home in the UK with a mortgage. The use of debt to fund home ownership has...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGES: As announced at Autumn Budget 2017 and confirmed at Budget 2018, Finance Bill 2019 will extend the scope of the UK's taxation of gains, from 6 April...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGES: As announced at Autumn Budget 2017 and confirmed at Budget 2018, Finance Bill 2019 will extend the scope of the UK's taxation of gains, from 6 April...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGES: As announced at Autumn Budget 2017 and confirmed at Budget 2018, Finance Bill 2019 will extend the scope of the UK's taxation of gains, from 6 April...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGES: At Summer Budget 2015 the government announced wide ranging reforms to the taxation of individuals domiciled outside the UK from 6 April 2017. These...

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