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
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.
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.
18 October 2016
New proposals will mean more UK property will fall within the UK inheritance tax (IHT) net from 6 April 2017.
12 September 2016
The past 12 months began with huge growth with investors continuing to buy into the sector at incredible pace, no doubt looking to benefit from the 40 per cent hike in commercial property prices over the past six years.
It’s been a year of mixed hopes for the UK property industry. The EU referendum, significant tax changes and fluctuating overseas investment has impacted the UK sector. With the sector now faring far better than expected, what will the year ahead hold for the real estate sector?
06 September 2016
Buy-to-let landlords could risk paying income tax on gains when disposing of property.