General: Definitions: Property business
In the capital allowance legislation and in this manual a property business is a UK property business or Schedule A business or an overseas property business.
A UK property business is:
- every business that a person carries on, and
- any transaction which that person enters into,
for generating income from land in the UK.
A Schedule A business is a business whose profits are chargeable under Schedule A.
An overseas property business is a business whose income arises from rents etc. arising from land outside the UK.
The formal definitions are in ITTOIA Chapter 2 Part 3 (as applied by ITA/S989) (UK property business), ITA/S989 and ICTA88/S832 (1) (Schedule A business) and ICTA88/S70A (4) and ICTA88/S832 (1), ITTOIA/ Chapter 2 Part 3 (as applied by ITA/S080) (overseas property business).