Following recent measures from the UK government, owning investment property now carries a heavier tax burden. With average profitability of buy-to-let purchases estimated to fall 21% by 2020, one in five landlords plan to reduce their property portfolio this year.

Higher council taxes, additional stamp duty and new capital gains liability for expatriates are just some of the changes affecting property owners. Here we explore two key measures that can increase the tax burden for non-UK resident landlords.