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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...
How to pay yourself through a company 2016-17

How to pay yourself through a company 2016-17

If you own and run a company, how should you pay yourself in the 2016-17 tax year?   In recent years, the most efficient way for owner run businesses to pay themselves personally has been to take a salary up to the lower earnings limit for national insurance, and then...