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Property investment – tax considerations

Investment in property continues to be popular as it is seen to be an effective method of achieving a capital gain over the long term for many investors.

Assuming that a property makes commercial sense, what tax considerations should potential investors take into account? Read this fact sheet “Property investment – tax aspects” which gives an overview of:-

  • Who should invest in a property ? (individual, company etc.)
  • Commercial property
  • Capital gains
  • Capital gains tax and entrepreneurs relief
  • The benefits of company versus personal ownership when considering disposal
  • The benefits of company versus personal ownership when considering rental income
  • If you do not already have a company
  • The use of a company as a tax shelter
  • Long term tax efficient strategies
  • The use of company as a retirement fund
  • Selling the company shares
  • Stamp Duty land tax
  • Corporate investment in expensive residential property and Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED)

For further information, please read:-
Our fact sheet on “Property investment – buy to let”
Our blog on “Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED)"
Our blog on “Thinking of setting up a Limited Company to invest in buy-to-let property?”

Developing an effective tax strategy when investing in property can be complex. Please do get in touch with the team of tax specialists at DRG Chartered Accountants for a complimentary initial meeting to discuss your personal circumstances and your long term objectives. We would be very pleased to hear from you.

DISCLAIMER: This information is for guidance only, and professional advice should be obtained before acting on any information contained herein. We will not accept any responsibility for loss to any person as a result of action taken or refrained from in consequence of the contents of this publication.


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