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ATED: Are you paying too much tax or could you avoid paying ATED altogether?

Tom Adcock talks us through the exemptions and recent examples of clients CBW has helped reclaim some, or all, of their ATED charges.

29.06.18
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The Family Investment Company – A Tax Albatross?

Robert Maas, Tax Consultant at CBW, provides new approaches to the old problems arising from family property investment companies.

14.05.18
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Buy-to-let: all doom and gloom?

Andy White, Senior Partner at CBW, explains what portfolio landlords need to know about the new buy-to-let tax rules and how to beat them.

16.04.18
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Why equity release mortgages are not all bad

Although the usual drivers for taking out an equity release mortgage have led to well-documented problems, Andy White, Senior Partner at CBW, explains how the much-maligned product can be a useful inheritance tax planning tool

21.09.17
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Beating the buy-to-let interest relief restriction

With the first phase of George Osborne’s restriction of mortgage tax relief coming into effect this April, Robert Maas, Tax Consultant at London accountants, tax and business advisers CBW, gives guidance on how buy-to-let landlords can bypass the restriction.

04.05.17
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Non-resident trading in and developing UK land for resale

The government has at last published the draft legislation announced in the 2016 Budget to tax non-residents who trade in UK land or who develop UK land for resale.

21.07.16
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Buy-to-let: Should you use a company?

A number of people who are building up a buy-to-let portfolio in their own name are asking whether they should incorporate the business in the light of the proposed restriction on relief for interest paid.

04.02.16
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The 3% SDLT surcharge on second homes

Over Christmas, the Treasury issued their promised consultation document on the 3% SDLT surcharge that comes into effect on 1 April 2016.

07.01.16
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Goodwill and trade related properties

The CIOT have been in discussions with HMRC in relation to the valuation of goodwill in trade related properties.  They kindly let me join in.

13.05.15
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REITs

A UK REIT is a highly tax efficient vehicle for property investment.

13.05.15
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Equity Slices

An equity slice is an odd sort of asset as it is very difficult to dispose of the interest other than to the holder of an adjacent interest or in conjunction with a sale of other interests in the building.

13.05.15
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Reverse Premiums

13.05.15
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Taxing Property Transactions

Tax on property transactions is one of the more complex areas of the tax system.  Unlike with most businesses, effective tax planning needs to be carried out on a transaction by transaction basis.

13.05.15
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Property Taxes 2015/16

12.05.15