Real estate tax

Finance bill 2018/19: Good news for overseas investors in UK REAL ESTATE through offshore property unit trusts

Authors: Neil Warriner, Partner, Will Arrenberg, Partner, and Casey Dalton, Senior Associate, Real Estate Tax, London It has been clear for some time that, from April 2019, non-UK residents would become subject to UK tax on gains when disposing of … Continue reading

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HMRC wins landmark SDLT avoidance case

Authors: Neil Warriner, Partner and Head of UK Real Estate Tax; Will Arrenberg, Partner, Real Estate Tax; Heather Gething, Partner and Head of Tax Planning and Tax Disputes, London In a 4-1 ruling, the Supreme Court has found in favour … Continue reading

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Budget: Tax implications for real estate

Authors: Neil Warriner, Partner and Will Arrenberg, Partner, Real Estate Tax, London Apart from a couple of pieces of good news, the Autumn Budget materials published earlier today contain a number of definite and potential changes to UK tax on real … Continue reading

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Autumn Statement – a tax ticking time-bomb for developers?

Author: Neil Warriner, Partner, Real Estate Tax, London From a real estate tax perspective, the Autumn Statement was a bit of a damp squib, but confirmation of a couple of well-trailed changes to restrict relief for interest costs and the … Continue reading

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Releasing rights of light and development: 7 key questions

Author: Eidin Crowdy, Associate, Real Estate, London In this post, we address how a property developer may investigate whether rights of light affect his or her land and if so, how to negotiate their release.  A right of light is … Continue reading

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