09 March 2017
The Budget has not brought any major surprises to the property sector. Relief from rates for small businesses and pubs as well as the extension of anti-avoidance measures may impact on genuine businesses. Inheritance tax and the restriction of interest and corporate losses to be introduced in April are still a concern for the sector
23 November 2016
The government is considering bringing non-resident landlords into the corporation tax regime. This will add a layer of complexity and may increase taxable profits. There are some benefits including a potential lower rate of tax.
05 July 2016
Whether you are buying residential property as an individual or in a company, the chancellor is keen to collect tax. And with increased stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rates now in effect, careful planning is key to avoiding overpaying SDLT.
20 May 2016
A further consultation on restricting interest and finance costs for UK corporation tax purposes was released on 12 May 2016. The document contains 92 pages. As the property sector is generally highly geared, the proposals will impact on this sector more than others.
31 March 2016
Following the publication of Finance Bill 2016, we consider its impact and other key measures affecting the real estate sector.
17 February 2016
6 April 2016 heralds the start of a series of changes for buy to let property owners, as previously reported, but what are the options going forward?
26 November 2015
Japanese knotweed is a nuisance at the very least. It can break through foundations, ruin building structures and be extremely difficult and expensive to remove. If you own land which is affected by this destructive force, the costs to remove it can be high but tax relief may be available.