06 March 2019
The government has issued a consultation paper on their proposals to charge an extra 1 per cent stamp duty land tax (SDLT) for non-resident purchasers of residential property.
03 December 2018
From January 2019, the annual investment allowance (AIA) will increase from £200,000 to £1m until December 2020. Find out what businesses with expected capital expenditure need to do to benefit from this.
30 November 2018
In recent years, property owners have seen quite a range of new taxes and tax rises, mainly aimed at residential property ownership. These have included stamp duty land tax rises, the introduction of the annual tax on enveloped dwellings (ATED) aimed at residential property held via companies, capital gains tax for non-UK resident owners and inheritance tax charges where property is held via an overseas company. Next year sees the introduction of a swathe of new taxes, and this time it's commercial property that's in the Chancellor's sights.
The two largest expenses of a buy to let business are capital expenditure and the interest deduction. At RSM we can advise you on the most tax efficient arrangements to help you finance and structure the purchase of a property and help you evaluate your existing portfolio.
Structuring the acquisition of residential property used to be relatively simple, however, this has changed over the last few years. Discover why it is essential to review your tax position in advance of the changes. Our RSM experts can help you protect your wealth when acquiring property.
16 November 2018
The increase in Annual Investment Allowance (AIA) is a key change for capital allowances since the announcement of the recent Budget. Find out more about this increase and how our RSM experts can assist you with your capital projects.
12 November 2018
The recent budget announced a package of measures designed to encourage business investment in UK real estate by both investors and occupiers.
29 October 2018
The big news was the increase in the Annual Invesment Allowance to £1m. This will provide an attractive timing benefit to business undertaking capital expenditure. Other announcements focused on the introduction of a new Structures and Buildings Allowance to provide relief for costs previously outside the scope of capital allowances.
29 October 2018
A number of changes in the budget will impact on the property sector. The restriction on the use of brought forward capital losses against gains could increase tax exposure on disposals by companies. Extending the holding period for entrepreneurs’ relief to two years will impact on some individuals disposing of their trading companies. A number of capital allowance changes were announced which will impact on property investors.
19 October 2018
As demonstrated in the recent SSE Generation tax tribunal case, HMRC’s opinion on capital allowances eligibility may not be correct.Read more