Residential dating definition
If you’ve a single lodger, the rooms occupied by the lodger qualify for relief.
If you’ve more than 1 lodger, or if you let part or all of your home at any time in your period of ownership, the let parts won’t qualify for Private Residence Relief.
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Your home consists of a house, a detached garage and a granny flat near the house, half an acre (0.203 hectares) of garden and a summer house at the end of the garden.Trustees of settled property and personal representatives may claim relief in some circumstances, as explained below. You’re entitled to relief if you own the freehold of your home or if you’re a tenant owning a lease.You’re also entitled to relief if you jointly own the freehold or lease with someone else.You can nominate which residence is to be treated as your main residence for any period.Your nomination must be made within 2 years of the date you first have a particular combination of residences.Any individual is entitled to the relief on any gain arising on the disposal of his or her only or main residence.This is provided that, in calculating the amount of the gain that would be a chargeable gain if the relief did not exist, no account would have to be taken of any Gift Hold-Over Relief obtained under Section 260 of the Taxation of Chargeable Gains Act 1992 by any person for an earlier disposal.If you make a loss on the disposal of your home and you would have got Private Residence Relief if you had made a gain, your loss won’t be an allowable loss and you won’t be able to offset it against any gains you’ve made.If you would have got partial relief, part of your loss won’t be allowable and that part should be calculated in the same way as you would have calculated the partial relief if you had made a gain.Your house consists of a shop with your living accommodation above.You’re only entitled to relief for the living accommodation.