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Official decision-making is only as good as the advice on which it is based. The High Court succinctly made that point in ruling that a local authority was seriously misled into granting itself planning permission for a residential development.
Increases in the value of your main or only home are exempt from Capital Gains Tax (CGT) – but proving that a property is your principal private residence (PPR) can be far from easy and that is why taking legal advice on the issue is always wise.
London house prices have dropped so much in value over the past year that anyone who has inherited a property may be due an inheritance tax refund.