BREXIT – How will this affect business taxation

BREXIT – How will this affect business taxation

Over the last few months we have all been deluged with scaremongering from both the IN and OUT campaigns.  Well now we know the result so what are the changes likely to be. Until Article 50 is enacted we are still subject to EU Law and Regulation so on that front...

Annual Return – To Be Replaced

Annual Return – To Be Replaced

The Annual Return will be replaced at the end of June 2016 or probably more correctly renamed as the Confirmation Statement. The Confirmation Statement will contain the same information currently provided in the Annual Return together with details of the Person with...

New Help to Buy ISA to be Launched by the Government

New Help to Buy ISA to be Launched by the Government

On Tuesday 8 December 2015 the Government will launch a new initiative to help first time buyers get onto the property market.  This will allow first time buyers to build up a deposit in a Help to Buy ISA.  The initial deposit can be up to £1,200 and this can be...

Having a Will is Becoming Vital

Having a Will is Becoming Vital

For the family of people who either haven't put a Will in place or who haven't looked at their Will recently there has always been the Deed of Family Arrangement.  This facility has allowed family's to rearrange the deceased's estate so as to make bequests in the way...

Autumn Statement – Stamp Duty Land Tax Update

Autumn Statement – Stamp Duty Land Tax Update

At present we only have the Chancellor's speech, the Blue Book and Treasury statements to work from and they are very sketchy.  What we know is that the increase in Stamp Duty Land Tax will apply to Buy to Let and Second Homes and it is effective from 6 April...

Property Flips and the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)

Property Flips and the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)

Now you may have read the title to this blog and be wondering what property flips have to do with the Construction Industry Scheme (CIS).  If that is what you are wondering then you definitely need to read on. Many people think that buying a property in disrepair and...