15 April 2016
Investors in commercial property will benefit from the reduction by 8 per cent in the rates of capital gains tax.
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.
25 November 2015
08 July 2015
Real estate was definitely a hot topic in the Summer Budget, with both expected and unexpected changes.
08 July 2015
The Summer Budget has brought a number of measures, which will impact on the real estate sector.
Changes in the UK and international tax landscape have meant that the UK is no longer seen as a clear choice to purchase real estate.
Arguably one of the most important and generous reliefs from UK capital gains tax (CGT) is the exemption available for the disposal of an individual’s home. In straight forward cases where someone owns one property which they have always lived in for the whole period of their ownership any gain arising is completely exempt from a CGT charge. However modern life is never that simple.