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Individuals affected by property changes

22 November 2017

Some individuals may benefit from some of the changes to residential property taxation, whilst others will pay higher ATED charges.

Are SDLT charges hitting the wrong target?

19 September 2017

The intention of introducing a 3 per cent increased stamp duty land tax (SDLT) rate was to ‘try and redress the balance between those who are struggling to buy their first property and those who are able to invest in additional properties’.

Landlord tax changes bite

18 April 2017

The government’s pledge to not raise rates of income tax, VAT and National Insurance contributions during the current parliament (the triple lock) has meant that it has had to look to other ways of increasing the tax take.

Non-resident landlords may become subject to corporation tax
Adrian Benosiglio

28 March 2017

The corporation tax regime is complex and subject to a wide range of anti-avoidance measures. A lower rate and additional deductions for management expenses should be welcomed.

12 months in the world of property tax
Adrian Benosiglio

20 March 2017

Since MIPM 2016 the residential investment market has borne the brunt of tax changes, further increasing the cost of investing in UK property.

More changes for real estate

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

A simpler property tax
Adrian Benosiglio

08 February 2017

Following consultation last year, the government have published revised proposals for taxing unincorporated property businesses on a cash basis.

Update - inheritance tax on UK residential property

06 January 2017

On 19 August 2016 the government issued a new consultation. On 5 December 2016, its summary of the responses to the consultation was published, alongside the draft Finance Bill 2017, which provides more clarity on certain aspects of the proposals.

Residential property and IHT
Adrian Benosiglio

Non Doms and offshore trusts will become subject to IHT on enveloped structures from 6 April 2017 and urgent action is needed to reduce their exposure. With only five months to go, formulating and implementing the right solution could be tight.

All change for non-resident landlords

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.

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