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Pension Contributions And Tax Relief For Employers And Employees

By Louise Misiewicz Do you know how much tax relief is available for your pension contributions? Could you be facing an income tax charge if your employer makes too much of a pension contribution? As a leading tax and pensions expert, I have written many different articles on pension contributions, including the recent examples below: […]

Tax planning considerations when selling a property business

By Louise Misiewicz Are you thinking of selling your property business? What are the tax planning considerations to understand? I had a call from a long-standing property investment client yesterday who wanted to discuss selling their property business and retiring. He was considering the pros and cons of selling and wanted advice on tax planning […]

HMRC claims investment in Enterprise Investment Schemes (EIS) dropping

By Louise Misiewicz Are you considering EIS in addition to property investing? Do EIS schemes provide a consistent and stable return? A buy-to-let landlord client was discussing the merits of EIS schemes with me at the start of the week, and I wanted to see how they’ve been performing overall in the marketplace in recent […]

How to make money from property investment – Part Four

By Louise Misiewicz Does your property business deliver a consistent return? Are you unsure how to grow your property portfolio? This is the fourth and final part in my latest property blog serialisation, I’m looking at how to make money from property investment – last week’s Part Three can be reviewed in full here. Last […]

How to make money from property investment – Part Three

By Louise Misiewicz Are you making money from your property portfolio? Wondering how you can increase your property business? This is the third part in another one of our popular property blog serialisations, looking at how to make money from property investment – last week’s Part Two can be viewed here. Having looked at some […]

How to make money from property investment – Part Two

By Louise Misiewicz Are you making money from your property business? How can you increase the ROI from your property portfolio? This is the second part in another one of my popular property blog serialisations, this time looking at how to make money from property investment – Part One can be viewed here. Having reviewed […]

Guest Blog: Why property investors need to consider overage covenants

This week, we’ve got a Guest Blog contributor from Solicitor firm Tallents – Mandy Kaur, commercial solicitor looks at why property investors need to consider the impact of overage covenants on their property businesses. “Overage Covenants, also known as clawback provisions or development covenants, represent a potentially difficult issue for property investors who are selling and […]

Guest Blog: Update on Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) for property investors and property business owners

This week, we’re opening up the Optimise Accountancy blog to a Guest Blog contributor – Ann Farnill, Head of Wills, Trust & Probate at solicitors firm Tallents, looks at how property investors and property business owners can protect their interests if they become incapable of running or making day-to-day decisions either through physical or mental […]

How to make money from property investment – Part One

By Louise Misiewicz Are you setting up a property investment business? What are the basic considerations to be aware of? I was talking to a new property investor client earlier this week, and the main thrust of the first meeting was to outline some of the basic considerations needed to successfully start and manage a […]

Tax Relief For Childcare & School Fees

By Louise Misiewicz Do you have children? Did you know that you could benefit from child benefits and tax reliefs on school care vouchers? My husband and I have a son, and we naturally wanted to know all the benefits that we could claim whilst still being tax-efficient. Our team of property tax experts are […]





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