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King-size tax savings for Manchester Aparthotel

07 September 2017

Manchester based property developer saved over £120,000 of tax through expenditure eligible for capital allowances acquiring 6-story apart hotel.

Bells are ringing in the wedding venue

07 September 2017

Property purchased from a non-tax paying entity, makes huge savings going forward.

Unexpected haul with port development

07 September 2017

A lack of physical buildings didn’t get in the way of identifying more capital allowances expenditure in Lerwicks recent port developments than first expected.

Well-heeled shop fit out

07 September 2017

Regular shopfront updates has saved shoe brand a significant proportion of capital allowances throughout the UK.

Making gains: capital allowances can add up to significant savings
Peter Graham

17 August 2017

In the extremely competitive Consumer sector many businesses are still missing out on valuable tax relief. The sector is experiencing increasing cost headwinds and therefore maximising tax relief on capital investment is vital.

Landlords: beware when incorporation sounds too good to be true

09 May 2017

The internet is awash with information for landlords on the benefits of incorporation, but the promised tax reliefs will not be available to all. Landlords are therefore advised to seek advice relating to their own specific circumstances before rushing to incorporate. Unfortunately in tax if something sounds too good to be true, it usually is.

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.

Why the new tax year makes planning ahead even more important

05 April 2017

The start of a new tax year is a reminder that it is never too early to plan your affairs tax efficiently for the coming year. Making plans now can help maximise reliefs and allowances, aid cash flow through the understanding of what tax is payable and when, and avoid a last minute dash to the finish line this time next year.

Peter Graham


Peter is a tax partner in Stoke office and is national head of capital allowances. He has over 20 years experience in advising owner-managed businesses on ways of optimising their overall tax position.

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.