Edition 3rd
Published April 2020
Length 231pp.
Suitable for Accountants, Tax advisers, Property lawyers
Price 80
ISBN 9781912386239

Main Residence Relief

£80.00


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This detailed, clearly written guide to the familiar CGT relief offers fresh commentary on a topic that is familiar to many tax advisers but that contains numerous pitfalls for the unwary.

With full reference to appropriate legislation (including recent changes) and relevant case law, the principles are illustrated with real-life scenarios and planning points.

"Extremely useful ... a very well structured book." AccountingWeb review of earlier edition.

Ximena Montes Manzano, BSc, Barrister-at-law practises from Temple Tax Chambers in London, providing advice, litigation support and advocacy services to accountants, tax advisers and lawyers. Read more here.

New for the third edition:

  • Several new case law decisions re occupation (period of ownership, persuasive evidence, short periods of occupation, quality of occupation, renovation periods, dilapidated property).
  • Case law re beneficial interests in a home.
  • Court of Appeal ruling re when period of ownership begins.
  • Case law re definition of "dwelling".
  • Disposal by non-residents (FA 2019).
  • Enactment of various extra statutory concessions.
  • Job-related accommodation for members of the armed forces.
  • Statutory changes re lettings relief, including interaction with "rent-a-room" relief / shared occupancy with tenants.
  • Statutory changes re extension of election time limits.
  • Statutory changes re disposals between spouses/civil partners.
  • Statutory reduction re final period of ownership.