Keep up to date with the latest news and information from UHY Torgersens in Sunderland, Newcastle and Jarrow.
Buy to let part four – tax basics
March 22, 2016
As with any business decision it is advisable to examine all the tax implications before taking the first step. We, as Chartered Accountants, are aware of the many misconceptions that cause landlords to fail to meet their tax obligations.
Buy to let part three – your obligations as a landlord
February 26, 2016
We are now at the stage where you have acquired, renovated and prepared your property and are ready to sign up tenants. However, before you advertise a property for rent you need an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).
Buy to let part two – the practicalities
February 23, 2016
Once you have decided that property is the best investment for your needs or aspirations, or perhaps you have recently inherited a property and wish to let it rather than sell it, what’s next? Well firstly, you will need to determine what type of residential letting it will be?
Buy to let part one – is it a good investment?
February 18, 2016
We act for many individuals who own and let residential property, and the number is growing steadily. It is clear that nationally there has been a rush in the last few months, as buyers try to beat the Stamp Duty rise on the purchase of let properties due to be introduced in April 2016.
Extension of parental leave – a step too far?
February 16, 2016
The government has announced that it intends to extend shared parental leave to include grandparents.
Will you be taxed on the sale of your home?
February 5, 2016
When selling your home, whether it’s your main or only place of residence, you would be correct to have assumed that the sale would be exempt from Capital Gains Tax (CGT).
Government steps up enforcement of the national minimum wage
February 4, 2016
A number of measures have recently been announced which are intended to ensure compliance with the national minimum and national living wage, but as yet, no implementation date has been confirmed.
January 12, 2016
One of the annual rituals at our office is the preparation of forms P11D (returns of benefits-in-kind) for our clients. This is often a time-consuming exercise involving the collection of information from various sources and, as is normal these days, there is a deadline to observe.
Auto-enrolment seminar success!
December 16, 2015
Last week, UHY Torgersens, in conjunction with Avensure Ltd, hosted their latest auto-enrolment seminar at the Newcastle Marriott Hotel.
National Living Wage – Only four months to go!
December 14, 2015
A recent survey commissioned by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) asked 1,000 employers about the National Living Wage. 93% of respondents thought that the NLW was good for business and 63% knew which of their employees would be affected.