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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at practitioners who advise private clients on tax and how to make the most of CGT relief on property. It provides a practical guide as to how to advise clients to use opportunities to elect properties as their PPR.

After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the concept of the PPR;
  • Know when the opportunity to make an election of one property as the PPR will arise;
  • Understand how an election should be made by a multiple property owner to make the most of the possible CGT relief;
  • Know whether trustees and beneficiaries can benefit from the CGT relief.
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992;
  • Trusts of Land and Appointment of Trustees Act 1996;
  • Sansom v Peay [1976] S.T.C. 494;
  • Griffin (HMIT) v Craig-Harvey [1994] S.T.C. 54.

In this podcast we interview Fiona Graham on the subject of how multiple property owners can gain the maximum capital gains tax relief. Fiona outlines the ways in which property owners can make an election for one of their properties to be their Principal Private Residence (PPR) and benefit from the 36 month CGT relief. Fiona Graham is a partner at Boodle Hatfield.

Podcast Added: 8/12/2008

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-05-31

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