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Capital Gains Tax (CGT) from 2017/18

Are you looking to sell any of your poorly-performing assets due to the mortgage interest relief cap issue? Are you looking at ways to minimise Capital Gains Tax (CGT)? CGT is a tax cost that reduces the amount of net cash that you will eventually receive upon selling your property. CGT is based on the […]

Traits of a successful property investor in 2020 – Part 5

By Louise Misiewicz How will successful property investors grow during 2020? What are the traits for successful property investment? I’m writing this as the penultimate article in a series of blog posts on what will be required to be a successful property investor in 2020. You can read the first week’s blog instalment here – […]

Gifting Buy To Let Properties To Children Without Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Using Trusts

By Louise Misiewicz Are you worried about the mortgage interest relief cap and how it will affect your personal tax position? Are you concerned about inheritance tax (IHT)? You may want to transfer properties from your estate to your children but do not wish to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) and would like to avoid […]

Setting Up A Trust To Pay For Your Child’s Private Education

By Louise Misiewicz Are you planning on sending your child to a private school? Worried how much it will cost, or extra tax you might pay? A lot of people, including myself, are thinking about sending our children to private schooling. The cost can range significantly per term across the UK but let’s assume that […]

Inheritance (IHT) Tax Planning – Getting The Basics In Place

By Louise Misiewicz Are you concerned about who will get hold of your assets? Are you considering why you should make a Will? One of the most popular topics of conversation with our property investor clients is always how to minimise inheritance tax, or IHT, so that the financial assets gained from property investment are passed […]

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 […]

How Commercial Properties Can Outperform Residential Using A SIPP

If you’re a client or a regular reader of my property investment and property tax blog, you may have seen one of the previous articles I’ve written about the benefits of investing in commercial properties using a Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP). I’ve advised clients for years to consider taking control of their pension funds to […]

How to Incorporate Your Property Business and Mitigate SDLT & CGT

  Are you frustrated by the government’s recent attacks on property investors? Are you thinking about incorporating your property business to avoid some of the worst effects? Budget changes mean more tax The budget announcements have caused property investors who own property in their personal name a huge headache, one that in some cases will see […]

Limited Company The Best Structure For Tax And Wealth Planning

Are you looking to grow a property portfolio? Are you also looking to build family wealth? IHT, CGT and income tax destroys your family wealth As higher rate taxpayers you could be subject to 40% or even 45% income tax on the property profits that you work so hard to generate. Once the mortgage interest relief […]

Minimise Your CGT Liability on a House — Move Back In

By Simon Misiewicz Are you looking to sell a property and are you worried about capital gains tax (CGT)? Was it once your main home and if so, would you move back into the property? The problem — 28% CGT is a lot of tax Given the recent budget changes you may be thinking about selling one or more […]





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