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Stamp Duty Land Tax

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 […]

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 […]

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%) […]

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 […]

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 […]

Stamp Duty Land Tax on commercial and mixed use properties

By Simon Misiewicz Are you buying mixed use properties or commercial properties? Are you aware that different Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) rates apply? The problem — different SDLT rates for commercial properties  As an investor you may be looking to buy additional properties as an investment. As discussed in my earlier article, you will need to […]

3% Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) Surcharge For Second House Purchases

By Louise Misiewicz Do you own a property already that is either your home or an investment? Are you thinking about purchasing another one? Are you thinking about purchasing another one? Do you have investment properties but you live in rented accommodation? SDLT 3% surcharge from November 2015 There are many property investors who are buying properties […]

Transferring Properties To Your Limited Company

By Simon 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. […]



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