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  • Claiming Foreign Tax Credit for Property Sale in France

    Hi. I am trying to fill in my self assessment to report a second property sale in France last year. All calculations seem fine except that having added in the "Foreign" section the amount of chargeable gain (UK basis) and foreign tax paid, when I come to the calculations at the end the Foreign tax credit relief is calculated as 0. I expected it to pick up the foreign tax paid entered and use that. So I am then asked whether I agree and if I say no then I can enter the foreign tax paid again. Which frankly makes me nervous. I believe UK has a double taxation agreement with France so I expect I can offset the tax paid there. Is disagreeing with the calculation and overtyping the tax to be offset really the way it is supposed to work? Or am I missing something?