Capital allowances for expenditure on a building or structure
A number of cases relating to the meaning of ‘plant’ in the context of a building or structure were heard in 2022. In this article, I’ll look at how to determine whether capital allowances (CAs) for plant and machinery (P&M) may be claimed in respect of expenditure on a building or structure, highlighting those areas where recent cases have clarified the application of the rules.
Companies with a sole director – Model Articles of Association
Following High Court Case of Hasmi v Lorimer-Wing(2022), it seems that the model articles of Association are no longer valid for single director/ shareholder company
A fiscal U-turn without precedent!
Over the last few days, we have seen a gradual dismantling of the mini-budget of Friday 23 September 2022, along with the economic policies that Prime Minister Liz Truss based her leadership campaign on. This emergency statement effectively replaces and re-writes the mini-budget.This emergency statement effectively replaces and re-writes the mini-budget.
Could rent controls ever work in the UK?
Rent controls, once the preserve
of European cities such as Berlin,
are increasingly being discussed
in parts of the UK, but could they
really become a reality over here?
How does the Sept 2022 mini-budget impact landlords?
On Friday 23rd Sept 2022, the Chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, presented a ‘mini budget’ which aims to help people cope with the rising cost of living while promoting a “rate of growth of 2.5%”.
Tax Traps of Incorporation of Buy to Let Property Portfolio
Normally landlords are advised to refinance their properties as and when possible to extract as much cash out as possible and spend it on their personal leisure.
Time to Incorporate
With the cost of borrowing increasing with further rate increases on the horizon, there has never been a better time to Incorporate your property portfolio, and transfer your properties from sole or joint ownership to a private limited company.
Who will deal with your affairs if you lose mental capacity?
A lasting power of attorney (LPA) gives another person or persons (known as your “attorney(s)”) the authority to act for you if you are unable to do so yourself. That authority continues even if you lose the mental capacity to make decisions for yourself.