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Phew what a relief? Business asset disposal relief (BADR) refresher

A detailed refresher of the Business Asset Disposal relief (BADR) rules.

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Business asset disposal relief - can reduce the tax burden

The guest the episode is Ros Martin. Ros is a tax trainer and consultant. You can contact Ros at her website or by email at

This episode is a refresher of the Business Asset Disposal (BADR) relief rules. The relief can see a capital gain of up to £1m taxed at 10% subject to meeting all the qualifying conditions.

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Ros Martin tax consultant of

The episodes runs through the main rules and covers some of the problem areas.


Who can claim BADR? – Categories of assets that qualify for BADR – Directors – Time limits for claim – How the 5% is calculated – Points to watch for with directors and employees – When and how to make the BADR claim – Does the company qualify? – Ensure the business is a trading company – Cash balances – Clearance procedures – Trade, professions and FHL – Goodwill and anti-avoidance – Unascertainable deferred consideration – Partial sales – Trusts – Investments in subsidiaries – Partial disposals – Associated disposals – EMI – Cessation of trade – Anti-avoidance


You can download where you access your podcasts including: Apple Podcasts, Amazon podcasts and Spotify

Or you can go to our episodes page to listen now. It will be released on 8 August 2023.

It is free to download and listen.

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