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Commercial Versus Residential Property

The residential property experts at Optimise Accountants are focusing on some recent news on this blog post, to highlight the Pros and Cons of changes for property investors across the UK. The last 18 months have brought some unexpected bad news for the residential property investment sector. First there was the announcement of the cap […]

New Strategies For Property Investors To Minimise Tax, SDLT and VAT

By Simon Misiewicz Are you sick and tired of the fact that the level of tax seems to be increasing with every budget announcement? Would you like to be even more tax efficient than ever before? 2015 budget changes = more tax The budget announcement had a number of implications for property investors, which I […]

What You Should Know Before Buying A HMO

Houses of multiple occupation (HMOs) have become increasingly popular with property investors in recent years and as property owners look for ways to increase their yield to counteract the introduction of mortgage interest relief restrictions, their popularity is likely to increase even further. The HMO market is thriving In March Shawbrook Bank predicted HMOs would […]

Avoid Stamp Duty Hike By Flipping Off-Plan

With the 3% stamp duty surcharge now in effect and the reduction to mortgage interest relief set to be phased in from next April, many property investors have been rethinking their strategies for the future. When George Osborne first announced that mortgage interest relief would be restricted to the basic rate of income tax (20%) […]

Should you Invest in Student Property?

If your child is about to head off to university for the first time, you’re probably rightly concerned about how much debt they (and possibly you) are likely to rack up over the next three or four years. With tuition fees now up to £9,000 per year and living expenses on top of that, the […]

The Highs And Lows of Holiday Lets

George Osborne’s recent tax announcements relating to standard buy to let property investors have made the idea of being a traditional landlord seem much less attractive than it did a year ago. But there’s one sector of the property investment marketplace that has escaped relatively unscathed so far – holiday lets. However, while it’s clear […]

Residential Property Investment For Higher Rate Taxpayers

By Simon Misiewicz Are you a higher rate taxpayer? Do you think about the fact that you have paid employment tax when you invest in residential properties? The practicalities of property investments and tax When I was a senior manager, and later when I moved into the world of consultancy, I regularly worked 60+ hours per […]

Putting Properties into a Trust

Are you concerned about the budget announcement? Are you looking for a solution to minimise tax? Do you hear many different views on how to use trusts? The problem – property investors are being targeted by George Osborne The budget announcement is going to have a major bearing on how you set up your property […]

Transferring Properties To Your Limited Company

By Louise Misiewicz Are you worried about the budget announcement? Are you thinking about using a limited company? The budget announcement means that you are likely to pay more tax I’ve previously written an extensive article that demonstrates that many people will pay more tax on their property portfolio after the budget announcement of 2015. There […]

Using Multiple Limited Companies As A Property Investor

By Simon Misiewicz Are you unsure how to structure your property business? Is the thought of using a limited company a little daunting? You may wish to mitigate the budget announcement tax implications. Perhaps you saw the article I wrote on the budget announcement and as such you are looking to transfer properties into a limited […]





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