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Hi there,
I am considering selling half my apartment to a friend to free up some cash but am not sure about the costs. She will be charged a tax when buying half (20% or so?) and will then be charged a capital gain tax if we sell within 5 years (and only her half will have the capital gain if I've owned the apartment for 7 years?).

Thanks so much,

by Janine on 04 Oct 2013
David Kuenzi

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Dear Janine,

Unfortunately, I cannot determine from your email what country you live in so it is impossible for me to comment on the tax implications of buying and selling and apartment.

David Kuenzi

by David Kuenzi on 10 Oct 2013

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