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 comprehensive overview of some of the main tax considerations when buying or selling UK residential property by a non-UK resident is set out in the link below.

Taxation of residential property in the UK (click here)

We are aware that the Autumn Statement is due to be issued on 23 November 2016. If this changes any of the topics in our note we will publish a further briefing picking up those changes.

John Forde, Partner, Fladgate LLP (

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