Taxation of residential property in the UK


Author: John Forde


The taxation of residential property in the UK has changed almost beyond recognition over the past few years. What were once tried and tested structures are in many cases no longer suitable.

The tax consequences in any given situation are now liable to depend not only on the type of structure used but also the manner in which the property will be used and the buyer’s existing property ownership.

A comparison of some of the main tax considerations for two popular structures (personal ownership and corporate ownership) for investment into UK residential property is set out in the PDF attachment below.

Taxation of residential property in the UK – February 2016

 

John Forde, Partner, Fladgate LLP (jforde@fladgate.com)

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