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PPR relief: Evidence is key!

Most individuals owning a house will be aware of the principal private residence (PPR) relief rules for capital gains tax purposes. The PPR rules require that the dwelling has been occupied as the individual’s only or main residence at some point during their period of ownership (TCGA 1992, s 222(1)). Two fundamental requirements sometimes overlooked… Read More »

PPR relief: A ‘residence’ or a quick profit?

The principal private residence (PPR) relief rules for capital gains tax purposes require a dwelling to have been a ‘residence’ of the individual to whom the gain accrues (TCGA 1992, s 222(1)). What is a ‘residence’? The term ‘residence’ is not defined in the PPR relief legislation. However, case law indicates that the requirement for… Read More »