Park Ji-na [Reporter] Actress Son Ye-jin sold a luxury villa in Gangnam, Seoul, that she had owned for more than 10 years, it was confirmed on Feb. 22. The difference in market price is 1.8 billion won. Son Ye-jin, who married actor Hyun Bin last year, had to pay a high amount of transfer tax as it became a two-family home, but it is analyzed that she reduced the tax burden by selling the villa she lived in for a long time.
Adel House in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu. [NAVER Street View Galmuri]
According to the real estate registry and the real estate industry, Son Ye-jin sold the villa in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu, which she bought in 2008 for 3 billion won, for 4.8 billion won on March 18. The villa was completed in 2008 and is located in the upscale villa village of Samseong-dong. It has only 14 units in total and is also known to be owned by actress Song Hye Kyo and others. The lake Son sold is a private 211.2 square meters. The buyer of Son’s home is a former CEO of a Hyundai Motor Group company.
Ms. Son earned a capital gain of 1.8 billion won from the transaction. Considering that she became a second homeowner in the adjustment area due to her marriage, she will have to pay hundreds of millions of won in taxes due to heavy taxation. Actor Hyun Bin purchased a penthouse at Walkerhill Podoville in Achiul Village, Guri, Gyeonggi-do, for 4.8 billion won in 2021.
However, if Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin sell one house within five years of their marriage메이저놀이터, they can receive a tax-free exemption of 1.2 billion won per house. In Son’s case, she had been living in the Gangnam villa for more than 10 years, and as such, she was eligible for a special long-term holding deduction of up to 80 percent of the sale price, which is why she sold the villa.
“It seems that she has reduced her tax burden by maximizing deductions and tax exemptions,” said one tax accountant. Another said, “It looks like a transaction that was done with full tax advice.” The amount of capital gains tax Son will pay on the deal is estimated to be around 80 million won.
Meanwhile, even if Son sells his Gangnam home, the real estate owned by Son Ye-jin and Hyun Bin is reportedly worth tens of billions of won. Hyun Bin bought a multifamily house in Cheongdam-dong for 4.8 billion won in 2013 and built a commercial building, which is now worth more than 10 billion won. Mr. Son also purchased a building in Sinsa-dong for 16 billion won in 2020.