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Changes to Capital Allowances

Are you buying a property that you can claim capital allowances for? Have you sold a property that you have claimed capital allowances for? What are capital allowances? Capital allowances are allowances for plant and machinery in a building. The building normally constitutes items such as: equipment machinery business vehicles, eg cars, vans or lorries […]

Pension Relief Another Plus For Holiday Lets

If you’re a savvy residential buy to let investor, you’re probably well aware of the looming tax changes that could drastically increase your tax liability. As I’ve explained in previous blogs on the 2015/6 budget announcement, the changes to the way mortgage interest relief is granted from next year will mean that higher rate taxpayers will now pay […]

Are Holiday Lets The Next Big Thing?

Are you fed up with being targeted by HMRC for being a residential property investor? In his budget last week George Osborne made it clear he won’t be backing down on his war against buy-to-let investors, announcing that the 3% stamp duty surcharge will definitely go ahead and that while the capital gains tax (CGT) rate will be […]

Using Capital Allowances To Reduce Your Employment Income (PAYE)

By Simon Misiewicz Are you paying tax on your employment? Are you going to be paying even more tax once your property is rented? Why? The problem — paying tax on your employment income Before you have bought and rented out a property you would have already paid tax on your employment. If you are buying […]



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