Legislation has been enacted to change reporting obligations for residential property gains chargeable on UK resident individuals, trustees and personal representatives. Also introduced is a requirement to make a payment on account of the associated CGT liability. For disposals made on or after 6 April 2020:
• a tax return is required if there is a disposal of UK land on which a residential property gain
• CGT is required to be computed on the reported gain in the tax return.
The return needs to be filed and the CGT paid within 30 days of the completion date of the property disposal.
The new requirements do not apply if a chargeable gain does not arise, for example where the gains are covered by PRR.
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