Asset sales

Asset sales guidance:

This Practice Note is about capital allowance-related pre-contract enquiries on a property transfer. It applies to the grant of a new property interest (eg a lease) as...

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This Practice Note sets out how the capital allowances rules interact with the rules relating to: • capital gains tax, including corporation tax on chargeable gains (CGT)...

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FORTHCOMING CHANGE relating to a corporate capital loss restriction: Finance Bill 2019–20 will introduce a corporate capital loss restriction (CCLR), limiting companies’...

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Entrepreneurs' relief is a capital gains tax (CGT) relief designed to encourage individuals to set up and expand their own businesses. Provided that the conditions are...

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This Practice Note provides an overview of issues that are likely to be encountered by an English lawyer when advising a seller or a buyer in a cross-border private M&A...

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When employees are transferred along with the business in which they work pursuant to the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) (TUPE) Regulations 2006, SI...

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Although the Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 (TCGA 1992) does not set out how to calculate a capital gain (referred to in the legislation as a chargeable gain), the...

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The sale of a company's business can be structured as either: • a sale of the business assets owned by the current owner, including goodwill (an asset sale), or • a sale...

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This Practice Note is about roll-over relief for capital assets, which is a deferral of capital gains tax, or corporation tax on chargeable gains, for certain disposals...

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A company can obtain roll-over relief, under the intangible fixed assets regime (IFA regime) to defer the tax charge on gains on realisation of intangible fixed assets...

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This Practice Note describes the law and practice relating to elections under section 198 or 199 of the Capital Allowances Act 2001 (CAA 2001), which are relevant to...

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The sale of a company's business can be structured as either: • a sale of assets owned by the company (an asset sale), or • a sale of shares in the company by its...

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In an asset sale, the buyer selects and purchases from the seller only those assets and liabilities it wishes to acquire. Sometimes, an asset sale is the sale of an...

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The conditions for a transfer of a business to be treated as a transfer of a going concern (a TOGC) are set out in Practice Note: VAT—what is a transfer of a business as...

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This Practice Note is about the issues that arise on a transfer of a going concern involving land and buildings. A transfer of a going concern (TOGC) has two distinct...

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The sale of a 'business' is really a sale of assets bundled together. VAT would therefore be charged on the transfer of each asset in accordance with the normal rules, ie...

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A UK based purchaser of an overseas business will need to consider the following tax issues: • the potential overseas and UK tax costs associated with the acquisition •...

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A non-UK based purchaser of a UK business (or UK-headquartered business) will need to consider the following tax issues: • the UK costs associated with the acquisition •...

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The realisation of an intangible fixed asset will lead to a tax charge or deduction for the taxpayer company under the intangible fixed assets regime (IFA regime). This...

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