We use cookies to improve site performance and enhance your user experience. If you'd like to disable cookies on this device, please see our cookie management page.
If you close this message or continue to use this site, you consent to our use of cookies on this devise in accordance with our cookie policy, unless you disable them.


registration required

for more website access

This content can only be viewed by subscribers and registered users of Investors Chronicle.

Subscribe or register free today

How to escape the CGT trap

If home is where the heart is, it's also where the taxman cannot, for once, reach us. If we own our own home, we can sell it free of tax; at least, that's the impression most of us are under. But, in fact, there are several circumstances where individuals are at risk of incurring a hefty tax bill when they come to sell what's probably their biggest asset, so it's well worth knowing every get-out clause available to avoid having to share your profit.

registration required

visible-status-Subscription-Only story-url-Feature_CGT_150213.xml

By Rosie Carr,
15 February 2013

Print this article

Advertiser reports

Register today and get...

Register today and get...
Please note terms & conditions apply