Curtis Green v HMRC [2015] UKFTT 0236 (TC)

Wills & Trusts Law Reports | October 2015 # 153

Mrs Green ran a business known as Flagstaff Holidays (the business) which let five units of self-contained holiday accommodation in a property known as Flagstaff House, Burnham Overy Staithe, King’s Lynn, Norfolk (the property). Mrs Green had bought the property for £900,000 in 2003. Between 2009-2012, the property was let for a total of around 650 to 750 nights a year. At all relevant times, Mrs Green lived in Woodbridge, Suffolk. On 2 February 2010, the property was valued by a firm of estate agents at £1.9m on a vacant possession basis.

On 5 April 2010, Mrs Green settled ...

IHT: BPR and ‘hybrid’ businesses

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