Tax and Rates

Small Business Rate Relief

Icon Written by Neal on 19/05/2010 – 8:56 am

The previous Chancellor recently announced that Small Business Rate Relief is to be increased from 1st October 2010 to 100% on properties with an RV of up to £6,000, and tapered relief for those with RV’s between £6,000 and £12,000. This is good news for those eligible and good for us as many of our […]

Move to bring institutional landlords into letting sector

Icon Written by Neal on 14/05/2010 – 11:25 am

With collaborative politics the name of the game, a coalition of large landlords, lenders, property investors and surveyors has formed. It is campaigning for more house building, with construction aimed at expanding the private rented sector. The new Property Industry Alliance believes many people have given up all hope of being able to buy their […]

Tax hikes could kill off rental sector, say critics

Icon Written by Neal on 14/05/2010 – 11:24 am

Moves by the Coalition to raise Capital Gains Tax could decimate the buy-to-let market, with fears of a fire sale as landlords rush to dispose of their properties before the hike. The new Government is looking to charge CGT at the same rate that people pay their normal income tax – ie, 20%, 40% or […]

The two changes to Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT)

Icon Written by Neal on 01/04/2010 – 7:39 am

See the attachedBudget 2010 Stamp Duty Land Tax


Icon Written by Neal on 01/04/2010 – 7:33 am

Small Business Rate Relief letter and fact sheet