3rd April 2017
The Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) regime applies an annual tax charge to all companies that own residential property; increased stamp duty charges on acquisition and capital gains tax charges on sale may also apply. The tax charge is a flat rate amount based on the property value. For 2017-18, properties valued between £500,000 and £1,000,000 will pay a tax charge of £3,500.
There are however numerous reliefs available, two of the most common are explained on our Tax facts sheet ATED for property developers