UHY Hacker Young | Chartered Accountants

Property in York

We have years of experience as property accountants and have achieved a high level of knowledge about the property sector.

Working with a varied portfolio of clients, our multi-disciplinary property group provides comprehensive and efficient property accounting solutions.

Our property accounting expertise

We have decades of experience of working with clients in the property industry and a varied client base. Our clients range from private individuals with property investments, landlords and architects to large property development groups.

A range of property accounting services

Our multi-disciplinary team provides a wide range of accountancy and support services for property companies and those with property investments. In addition to the general accountancy and tax services we provide, we have developed a range of services specifically tailored to meet the needs of our property clients. These services include:

  • Tax planning, including:
    • Maximising Capital Allowances on commercial property
    • Group planning – for capital gains
  • VAT planning
  • International taxation
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Service charge audits
  • Strategic planning, monitoring and restructuring
  • Audit and other regulatory reporting
  • Outsourcing services; payroll; company secretarial; management accounts

VAT services

Our VAT practice has considerable experience, going back to the inception of VAT in the UK, in advising clients in the property sector.

We help remove the burden of following rules and trying to avoid complex VAT traps, leaving you to do what you are good at – running your business or managing your investment. Find out more about our VAT services for the property sector.

Service charge audits

Property owners and tenants are now increasingly demanding a transparent, value for money property management service. Having the property service charges audited efficiently is part of this equation.

If you are a chartered surveyor or property manager you will undoubtedly deal with money from these service charges on behalf of your clients. We have an experienced team dedicated to certifying the statements of service charge expenditure. We have systems in place to deal with these audits and a proven track record of servicing numerous property portfolios.

The service we offer includes:

  • Year end adjustments
  • Journal posting
  • Reconciliations

Our careful and efficient approach enables you to provide a seamless service to your clients and their tenants. We are able to respond quickly and provide a fast turnaround of work. We agree timings and fees with you up-front, so that you are in control. We also have the benefit of being able to draw technical support from our other specialist departments within the firm.

Property recovery

We have dedicated property specialists within our turnaround and recovery team that can offer you a specialist property service. Our team offers both lenders and borrowers support and advice on a wide range of issues, always attempting to find solutions that satisfy each party. Find out more about our property and asset recovery services.

The next step

If you would like to discuss the accounting services that we can provide for your property business or investment, please contact one of our property specialists; Nevil Pearce or Amanda Millett.