Charting the tax landscape

Jonathan Legg offers a round-up of recent tax changes affecting investors in UK real estate.

It is probably fair to say that non-resident investors have borne the brunt of the changes affecting the tax landscape for investors in UK real estate. They may be forgiven for feeling slightly persona non grata as far as the Treasury is concerned.

Capital gains

The imminent change affecting non-UK resident investors in UK real estate (effective from April 2019) is the new charge on capital gains. It is a significant change for those non-residents investing in