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Taxing Times in the UK Property Market

November 2012 Richard G. Evans

Owners of BVI companies that hold high value UK residential real estate may receive advice to restructure their holding in light of forthcoming tax changes in the UK that are expected to apply from 6 April 2013.

There are reasons other than by tax considerations why foreign owners hold UK property through BVI companies, but the historic opportunity to mitigate inheritance tax, stamp duty land tax (SDLT) and UK capital gains tax (CGT) have led to large swathes of London in particular being held in BVI companies.

 

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Taxing Times in the UK Property Market

 


Richard G. Evans
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British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1115


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Taxing Times in the UK Property Market

26 November 2012 Richard G. Evans

Owners of BVI companies that hold high value UK residential real estate may receive advice to restructure their holding in light of forthcoming tax changes in the UK that are expected to apply from 6 April 2013.

There are reasons other than by tax considerations why foreign owners hold UK property through BVI companies, but the historic opportunity to mitigate inheritance tax, stamp duty land tax (SDLT) and UK capital gains tax (CGT) have led to large swathes of London in particular being held in BVI companies.

 

To continue reading full articles in PDF format:
Taxing Times in the UK Property Market

 


Richard G. Evans
Partner

British Virgin Islands   +1 284 852 1115