In April this year the Government put forward plans to scrap two types of tax relief for landlords who sell a property that was once their main home. This will come in from April next year (2020 affecting potentially half a million ‘accidental landlords’.

Accidental landlords are termed such because they didn’t buy a property with the intention of letting it out but have since ended up doing so.

For example, this could occur if you:

  • inherit a house
  • move in with your partner
  • or relocate for work The two links below give you the latest information from the Government regarding this area.

Private Residence Relief 2019

Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions, our excellent Property Department is here to help.