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Hi there, this question has to do with capital gains tax. My

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Hi there, this question has to do with capital gains tax. My son has recently got married. Before he was married his girlfriend now wife owned 2 properties of which one she lived in and one was a buy to let.He owned one property which was his home. Now they our married will he get taxed on his sale when he sells... Although married they still live apart at there own properties until he sells his house. It doesn't seem fair that when he got married he lost his residential gains allowance? Is there anyway round this? Many thanks
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
As he still lives in his house as his main residence he will pay no tax when he sells.
Expert:  JGM replied 3 years ago.
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