Ramsay v HMRC [2013] UKUT 0226 (TCC)

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | December 2013 #135

The appellant appealed against a decision of the First-tier Tribunal (FTT). The issue before the FTT was whether Mrs Ramsay had transferred to TPQ Developments Ltd (TPQ) a ‘business as a going concern’ in exchange for shares issued by TPQ so as to qualify for roll-over relief under s162 Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 (TCGA 1992). The FTT found that what Mrs Ramsay had transferred to TPQ was not a business within the meaning of s162 of the TCGA 1992.

Mr and Mrs Ramsay owned a property known as Moat House in Belfast (the property). On 1...

Pawson (dec’d) v HMRCC [2012] UKFTT 51 (TC)

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | May 2012 #119

The appellants were the personal representatives of Nicolette Vivian Pawson (Mrs Pawson) and appealed against a notice of determination dated 1 October 2008. The notice had determined that Mrs Pawson’s 25% interest in a property known as Fairhaven, Thorpeness, Suffolk (Fairhaven) was subject to inheritance tax on a deemed disposal at the date of her death. The appellants contended that Fairhaven was entitled to relief as a relevant business property. Fairhaven was a large bungalow overlooking the sea in a holiday area. It had made a profit for each year since 2003, save for 2005/06...