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Posted Thu, 04 Aug 2022 11:11:47 GMT by centboo
I am selling a rental property that is in significant negative equity so no capital gain. Can the legal costs of sale or estate agent fees be offset against the rental income as a cost for SA purposes?
Posted Fri, 05 Aug 2022 08:52:54 GMT by HMRC Admin 25
Hi centboo,

No, these can only be used when working out the gain/loss. 

Thank you. 
Posted Sat, 06 Aug 2022 13:41:13 GMT by centboo
thank you

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