News and Hot Topics
4th December 2015
With the higher rate tax relief on interest paid being withdrawn from 6th April, 2017 and the stamp duty rate of 3% being applied to transactions in buy to let property from next April, if you own rental property now is the time to review your position to see if changes need to be made before next April.
28th September 2015
Dividends – options to manage the new 7½% tax ?
Since 6th April, 2016 dividends in excess of £5,000 received from all sources are taxed at a higher rate. Although not penal in itself some of the options available where you own your own company to manage the extra tax and these include:-
Converting Barns, Selling Development Land – Some of the Implications!
Whether you have barns suitable for conversion and/or development land the considerations can be similar. The tax implications however, whilst important, should not dictate the personal and commercial angles otherwise the “tail will be wagging the dog”!