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    CGT Position

    I have recently bought a business and have been unable to sell my property so have really been forced into renting.

    I have been offered a 3 year lease @ £1200 per month with the option to buy at the end.

    What I need to know is how do I stand regarding CGT as I have at this moment in time £200k woth of equity.


    Any help/answers would be greatfully appreciated.

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    Need more information - why are you worried about CGT?
    Steve Sims

    Yardleystar Accountancy
    0870 242 1047

    Email: ssims@yardleystar.co.uk

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      #3
      Are you quering the CGT position relating to the property which you hoped to sell but have been unable to sell? Is this a residential property or a commercial property?

      CGT will only be applicable upon a sale. If the property has been your only or main residence since purchase, you are allowed upto 3 years to sell since moving out. Any excess period will be chargeable on time-apportionment basis. However, there may be other reliefs and allowances available to reduce or eliminate any chargeable gains.

      As stated by Yardley Star, further information is required before a full reply could be given.
      Private advice is available for a fee by sending a private message.

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