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Additional benefits of using a Limited Company

By Louise Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 Are you looking to maximise the benefits of your Limited Company? I have already written an article to explain the most tax-efficient way of taking salary and dividends out of a Limited Company. Part of this article I also recommended how to invest into your […]

How to keep your property portfolio tax-efficient in 2018

By Louise Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 How can buy-to-let property investors remain tax-efficient during 2018, and what pitfalls are coming up for them? As a leading property tax expert, I take a significant interest in the developments in the property investment sector for my landlord clients. Many of my buy-to-let property […]

How property landlords can mitigate tax in 2017/18

By Louise Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 Are you reducing your property portfolio in 2018 given the legislative and tax changes? I was reviewing industry news last night and came across an article discussing how research highlights how a considerable number of property landlords are considering reducing their portfolios in 2018. The research, from […]

Is putting buy-to-let properties into a Limited Company tax-efficient?

By Louise Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 Should property investors put their buy-to-let portfolio into a Limited Company structure in 2018 to be more tax-efficient? I was having a review meeting with a property investor client yesterday, and the subject of whether putting buy-to-let properties into Limited Company structure is more tax-efficient […]

Considerations of setting up a GP Practice for doctors

By Simon Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 Are you looking to set up a GP Practice so that you can start to earn the money you truly deserve? Are you thinking about setting up a business through your own GP Practice? You may be thinking that it is time for you to […]

Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) and VAT reduction for property investors and developers

By Louise Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 Are you overpaying Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) as a property developer? I believe that property developers are overpaying SDLT because of two reasons. One is caused by the wrong strategy and structure of the development Mistakes made by their conveyance solicitors. Due to recent tax […]

Avoidance of paying CGT on selling an investment property

By Louise Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 Are you looking to dispose of an investment property? Are you looking at ways of avoiding Capital Gains Tax (CGT)? Before we go into the details, we at Optimise, still believe that properties still have a place for everyone. There are many property investments out […]

Common SDLT and VAT mistakes when buying & refurbishing properties

By Louise Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 Have you overpaid Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) when buying a property? It is astonishing to see how many conveyance solicitors up and down the country are getting the SDLT calculations incorrectly. I recently had a phone call with a new client who wished to talk […]

Deeds of Trust – Don’t trust your solicitor to get it right?

By Louise Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 Are you a high-rate tax payer looking to reduce your tax liability? Are you looking to assign property income to your spouse? I have written quite a few articles about how a Deed of Trust can be used to re-allocate property income from the wife to […]

Is £146 per patient sustainable in the NHS General Practice (GP)

By Simon Misiewicz Article relevant to the tax year 2017/18 Are you unsure how to increase the profitability of your Practice, and don’t know which way to turn for help? I was reviewing some of the key elements that many of my GP, doctor and medical investment clients state as being risk factors for them […]





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