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9 tax-planning tips for landlords

9 tax-planning tips for landlords

With more people than ever renting their home, rather than buying, it’s a great time to be a landlord or to opt for a buy-to-let property investment. There’s a good market for tenants and, with the right planning and financial management, you can create a positive...
7 tax-planning tips for property developers

7 tax-planning tips for property developers

Investing in ‘bricks and mortar’ has always been a sensible way to grow your money. And with the growth in the average house price beginning to plateau, now may be a good time to look at buying up properties in need of some TLC and refurbishing, or developing them as...
End of the personal tax year – documents to keep!

End of the personal tax year – documents to keep!

Today (5th April) is the end of the 2016-17 tax year and tomorrow sees the beginning of the 2017-18 one.   Those having to complete a personal self assessment tax return for 16/17 have until 31st January 2018 to file and make payment – although we don’t recommend...
What is a P11D? And do I need to complete one?

What is a P11D? And do I need to complete one?

What is a P11D? The P11D is a statutory form required to be filed with HMRC detailing the cash equivalents of benefits paid to their employees.   Who needs to complete a P11D? Employers who have paid benefits to employees during a tax year need to complete them.   Who...
10 reasons why your property business should become a limited company

10 reasons why your property business should become a limited company

If you’re serious about turning a profit from your property business, and want to give yourself the best possible ability to grow, you need to consider what the best business structure is for your property operation. As we mentioned in our last blog post, there are a...