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(Residential) Property Is Dead! Long Live (Commercial) Property!

If you let out a residential property, you shouldn't underestimate the effects of some important changes to the tax rules.

Tax is like any other cost. It reduces the return you get from your asset. Therefore if your tax cost increases, your return decreases and this may affect your view as to whether your property remains a good investment.

 

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2015 Autumn Statement - Your First Christmas Present?

With 'One Month Until Christmas' trending on Twitter at the same time as 'Spending Review' the link is obvious. 

However, it's true that a few feared changes didn't occur, such as Working Tax Credits and Freelancer/Consultant Tax increases known as IR35.

 

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New Dividend Tax - How Will You React?

The summer, as for the Ashes tour, started badly with a summer Budget bringing a new unexpected dividend tax charge from next April which will badly affect all owner managed companies. How can you negotiate this massive change, and, like England, get some wins later on?

 

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How To Make Profits And Pay No Tax - Case Study #2

Or why it is sometimes difficult to understand a company's tax bill.....

Take a company which has made a £100k profit BUT £85k of this is from selling an asset, such as a specialist equipment.

 

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