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Guest Blog: How can property landlords be more tax-efficient after Section 24 – Part 1

This week, we’ve got a Guest Blog contributor from Property Solvers Investor Services – Ruban Selvanayagam, who will be carrying out an interesting two-part article with Optimise Accountancy. Although there is arguably a broader awareness of the tapered erosion of mortgage interest relief resulting from Section 24 of the Finance Act 2015, many landlords have […]

Guest Blog: How can property landlords be more tax-efficient after Section 24 – Part 2

This week, we’ve got Part Two of a Guest Blog contributor from Property Solvers Investor Services – Ruban Selvanayagam, who has carryed out an interesting two-part article with Optimise Accountancy. Following on from Part One of the Property Investor Blog´s extended interview with Optimise Accountants, in this post we explore the pros and cons of some of the prominent […]

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 them […]

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 […]

Minimise Capital Gains Tax (CGT) When Selling Property

By Simon Misiewicz Are you looking to sell some of your residential property investments? Are you looking to reduce your CGT bill? The problem — 28% CGT is a lot of tax to pay I wrote an extensive article about the budget changes and how many residential property investors, especially higher rate taxpayers, have been […]

Tax Planning Around Business And Families — CGT/IHT Mitigation

Do you own assets that will eventually be passed on to your children? Are you worried about inheritance tax? The problem — capital gains tax (CGT) & inheritance tax (IHT) Many parents throughout the UK wish to transfer assets to their children now to avoid inheritance tax (IHT) in the future and we receive many […]

Tax Implications of Changes to Company Ownership

The problem — selling shares and understanding tax can be daunting There are going to be times when you wish to add a new shareholder, or decide to part company with a shareholder and simply buy/sell the shares. You will notice that I have used the word ‘simply’. Sadly, making such changes to a limited […]

The Truth About Stamp Duty and Partnerships/LLPs

Have you heard about the latest craze of moving properties into a partnership to avoid capital gains tax (CGT) and stamp duty land tax (SDLT)? Have you heard how much it will cost? Does it all sound too good to be true or indeed confusing? I have been up and down the country attending property networking […]

Leases — Income Tax and CGT Implications

Do you own a freehold property and wish to split the property into more than one leasehold property? Or perhaps you are granting lease extensions or premiums? If you’re involved in this type of investment you’ll be aware there are tax liabilities, but the complexity of tax calculations in this area can be overwhelming. The problem — two types […]



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