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I love my holidays!

I love my holidays! Be they near or far, but as soon as I am back from one, I am planning the next…just so there is something in the diary to look forward to.  This summer, with the corona virus pandemic we are looking forward to a staycation to visiting family and...

Tax Relief In The Time Of COVID -19

We hope you are all staying safe and well in these most difficult of times. As with us, we are sure the focus for many of you will be on how you can retain cash in your businesses. Additionally, it is also important to consider reviewing past year’s expenditure for...

Specialist Buildings – Distilleries

Those who know me know one of my favourite tipples is gin, and one of the perks of being a capital allowances surveyor is, now and again, we get to see around some of the many artisan distilleries and breweries in the UK.  It’s also great that we can help these...

Specialist buildings – Cinemas

“Happy New Year everyone!   With lots of Clients having 31 Dec year ends and of course Christmas our Specialist Buildings series got slightly side-tracked.  So, having watched loads of films over the festive break we thought we’d start of the new year with...

Specialist buildings-Data Centres

More and more as our business grows we come across more unusual types of properties that our Clients are investing in.  From crematoria to hydro electric schemes to Air BnBs, each type property has it nuances and therefore what items can be claimed.  To assist our...

Capital Allowances Claims Are Increasing

Last week the Government published the Corporation Tax Statistics 2019 which makes for some interesting reading and can be found at this link https://tinyurl.com/y5hzgra8. It is great to see that capital allowances claims are increasing again following a dip in...

Phew Busy Week…..

What a busy week it’s been in capital allowances! The Budget was delivered on Monday and included some interesting changes to the Capital Allowances legislation, an increase to the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA), the introduction of a Structures and Buildings...

A bit of a fright and its not Halloween….

We regularly check the Tax Tribunal decisions for capital allowances cases to ensure we keep up to date with the effects of these tax cases for our property clients. This recent capital allowances case however, gave us a bit a scare when we read that HMRC were seeking...

Overcoming Information Deficits

In an age where we seem to be bombarded by endless amounts of information, one of the areas of capital allowances claims preparation which still causes problems is INFORMATION and the lack of it. We find when chatting with potential clients they may not have made...

Who Says Tax is Boring…

In the last few weeks we have had a few shake ups in the world of capital allowances, the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) published the response to the consultation on updating the capital allowances regime, with a sigh of a relief they don’t propose changing the...