Capital Gains Tax Reduction for Landlords Selling to Tenants

Capital Gains Tax Reduction for Landlords Selling to Tenants Chancellor Philip Hammond is said to be considering handing a capital gains tax break to landlords who sell their buy-to-let properties to long-term tenants in his budget this month. The proposals were put forward by “Onward”, (the rather silly-named Conservative think tank). The idea is that landlords could be made exempt […]

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Why British Citizens Are Second Class Citizens for Capital Gains Tax

David Lawrenson, of property consultancy www.LettingFocus.com says British citizens are being treated like second class citizens when it comes to property tax. If you were following the recent mini statement from Chancellor George Osborne last week you will have heard how overseas investors in our residential property markets will now have to pay capital gains tax – just like they […]

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