Our blog on the latest issues affecting the Property sector
Real-time reporting of Capital Gains
January 15, 2020
Anyone in employment will be well aware of the concept of real-time reporting and taxation in the UK;
Help to Buy ISA closing for new accounts
November 22, 2019
The Government’s ‘Help to Buy’ ISA is closing for new accounts at midnight on 30th November 2019.
Buy to let landlords under attack?
November 10, 2019
If you are a buy to let landlord you may be concerned about how unpopular you are with the UK politicians.
Investing in residential property: is it time to head north?
October 21, 2019
Expert opinions combined with solid market data indicate that the best investment opportunities currently lie outside London and the South East.
Reverse Charge for construction services – postponed!
September 10, 2019
The reverse charge for construction services has been pushed back a year to 1 October 2020.
VAT domestic reverse charge within the construction industry
July 30, 2019
Although we have known about the new rules since 2017, please find below the key information in relation to the changes that come into effect on 1 October.
Changes to Letting Relief from 6 April 2020
July 3, 2019
Currently, the relief applies to all let residential property where there has been some qualifying personal residence. From 6 April 2020, this will change.
Changes to Property Law
June 10, 2019
1 June 2019 saw the introduction of a new law banning the charging of ‘unfair’ fees by letting agents on tenants on the commencing of a new tenancy.
Changing by degrees – The student lettings market
May 16, 2019
For decades, the student letting scene has been typified by the standard family dwelling converted into bedsits. Recently several trends have combined to make this arrangement less attractive to investors.