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Property owners in the UK holding residential dwellings within a company, valued at over £500,000, are subject to an annual tax obligation to HMRC. This obligation takes the form of the Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED) return, due each 1st of April. It’s not just a legal requirement; it’s a mandatory tax enforced by the government.

Failure to submit the ATED return on time can lead to substantial penalties imposed by HMRC, emphasizing the utmost importance of meeting the deadline.

“We are meticulous in property valuations for ATED purposes, with a proven track record in valuing high value residential properties worth over £20,000,000 in London. 

To help property owners effectively navigate this complex taxation terrain, Erikas Grig Chartered Surveyors offers a valuable solution. Our professional property valuation for ATED not only ensures compliance but also delivers significant benefits to our clients. By obtaining our services, property owners can ensure that their property is within the correct ATED tax charge bracket, avoid HMRC disputes and budget wisely for the upcoming ATED year. 

How Much ATED Tax Do I Need To Pay? 

The annual ATED charge is payable in advance as follows: 

Annual ATED Charge: 1st April 2023 1st April 2022 1st April 2021 1st April 2020
£500,000 to £1m £4,150 £3,800 £3,650 £3,700
£1m to £2m £8,450 £7,700 £3,700 £7,500
£2m to £5m £28,650 £26,050 £25,300 £25,200
£5m to £10m £67,050 £60,900 £59,100 £58,850
£10m to £20m £134,550 £122,250 £118,600 £118,050
More than £20m £269,450 £244,750 £237,400 £236,250


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Frequently Asked Questions

Explore our comprehensive FAQ sections, crafted to provide clear and detailed answers to common inquiries we get about our services and company. 

What is called dwelling for ATED purposes?

The property is a dwelling if all or part of it is used for residence. For instance, it could be a house or a flat. The dwelling also includes all areas belonging to the property such as gardens, driveways and other buildings within the same title. 

Certain types of residential accommodation are specifically excluded from the definition of ‘dwelling’ these are:

  • Hotels
  • Guest houses
  • Boarding school accommodation
  • Hospitals
  • Student halls
  • Military accommodation
  • Care homes
  • Prisons
Are there any ATED reliefs available?

ATED relief can be claimed if the dwelling meets the set relief conditions.

ATED Relief may be claimed if:

  • Property is used for property rental business this includes a period where the property is being sold
  • Dwelling is open to the public at least 28 days per year.
  • Property is being developed for sale
  • Property is owned by a property trading business for resale
  • Property is repossessed by the financial institution
  • Property is bought under a regulated home reversion plan
  • Being used to provide living accommodation to company employees and partners
  • Used as a farmhouse and occupied by farmworker
  • Property belongs to a registered provider of social housing
ATED exemptions

There are a number of exemptions available from ATED but the vast majority is reserved to charities and public bodies.

ATED exemptions are available for:

  • Registered charities where the property is used for charitable purposes
  • Some public bodies are exempt
  • Bodies that are established for national purposes
    Are there any penalties for misstating property value for ATED?

    HMRC is very strict when it comes to annual ATED filling which must be promptly submitted every year before the 1st April deadline. If the filling is not made in time or the value of the property is misstated HMRC can impose a penalty ranging from 5% to 100% on total tax due. 

    What is considered a company (NNP) for ATED purposes?

    For ATED tax to apply a non-natural person (NNP) must have an ownership interest in a property. 

    A non-natural person (NNP) is considered to be:

    • A company
    • A partnership with a corporate partner
    • A collective investment scheme
    • Trusts

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