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Capital gains tax help

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timeforachangeithink Thu 10-Nov-16 18:07:14

I'm wondering if anyone can help. I bought a property with my ex which I bought him out of a year later. I've had it rented and trying to work out my capital gain. For the buying expenses do I use half of the costs when we bought it together added to the costs that I paid to buy him out? That seems the logical thing but just checking to make sure I am correct.

timeforachangeithink Thu 10-Nov-16 18:09:43

Also what purchase price do I use, the initial purchase value £160k or the value I bought him out for £155k. Or again do I split the difference and use £157,500.

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