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PAGES:  323
EDITION:  25th
ISBN:  978-1-911020-59-2

How to Save Property Tax

By Carl Bayley BSc FCA

How to Save Property Tax is widely regarded as the tax bible for property investors. It contains dozens of tried and tested tax saving ideas which will help you pay less income tax, capital gains tax and stamp duty land tax on your property investments.

The 25th edition has just been published (August 2020) and is completely up to date.

Written in plain English, with numerous easy to follow examples, the guide is essential reading for:

The latest edition contains lots of new tax planning information to help landlords manage their tax affairs in the current climate (see below).

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What's New in the Latest Edition?
  • A brand new chapter on tax planning during the coronavirus crisis
  • Long-term planning that can be carried out at a much reduced tax cost in the current climate (in one example, a landlord saves over £100,000 by acting now)
  • A new chapter examining potential future tax changes and how to plan for them
  • Why there is currently a window of opportunity to save up to £15,000 in stamp duty land tax on transfers of property to your spouse
  • How to save tax by accelerating taxable profits if you expect to have a lower tax rate this year
  • Detailed guidance on claiming bad debt relief, especially for rent arrears
  • Tax consequences of delays in property transactions and other key events
  • Fully updated guidance on the major changes to principal private residence relief and private letting relief and the planning opportunities that still remain
  • A detailed look at the 50/50 default basis for splitting rental income between married couples
  • The different capital gains tax consequences of transferring property to your spouse
  • How property investors can use the temporary periods of absence rules for CGT main residence relief to make massive savings: in one example, an ordinary property owner saves over £40,000
  • Why it may be beneficial to use the 'cash basis' in the current climate and the huge tax planning potential for those leaving the cash basis
  • A new section on taxation of property businesses held by trusts
  • A new section on the tax treatment of residential mobile home parks

What Other Information is Contained in the Guide?

Subjects covered include:

Click here to read the full contents listing and first section of the book

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About the Author - Carl Bayley BSc FCA

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Carl began his career as a chartered accountant over 30 years ago and is now one of the country's most respected tax experts. He was Chairman of the Tax Faculty at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) from 2015 to 2018 and is currently a member of the Institute's governing Council. He has written over 10 plain-English tax planning guides and is a regular contributor to newspapers including The Times and The Telegraph, as well as TV and radio programmes such as BBC Radio 2's Jeremy Vine Show.


Carl enjoys his role as a tax author: "The most satisfying part is the chance to give everybody a high standard of advice at a very affordable price". As he often says: "My job is to translate tax into English".

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