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Nov 20 2019

Capital allowances on commercial properties

Categories: Property & ConstructionTaxation

Within commercial properties there are a number of items that might qualify for favourable tax relief. In relation to property construction, capital allowances may be available to a taxpayer on certain capital expenditure, regardless of age, specification or interest held. Capital allowances reduce the amount of tax paid by either an Income or a Corporation Tax more

Sep 25 2019

VAT on Construction and Development Projects

Categories: Property & Construction

The rate of VAT to charge on Construction and Development Projects can often cause confusion as the supply may be chargeable at the standard rate (20%), reduced rate (5%), zero rate (0%), or the supply may be exempt. This article aims to summarise the underlying rules that determine which rate of VAT should be used. more

Jun 13 2019

10 ways we can help clients in the construction sector

Categories: Property & Construction

Whether you have your own business, or are an independent contractor, the construction industry can expose you to various tax implications, as well as tax opportunities. Our EQ Property and Construction team have amassed expert knowledge, and valuable experience, from their construction clients and are on hand to help with a range of issues from more

May 7 2019

How to avoid the Annual Investment Allowance trap

Categories: Property & ConstructionTaxation

Following on from our previous article regarding the recent changes in the Annual Investment Allowance (AIA), businesses need to be careful as any qualifying capital expenditure falling within the allowance could be eligible for 100% tax relief. Below is a more detailed explanation of how you can avoid the AIA trap. On 1 January 2019, a more

Apr 9 2019

Construction Sector Uncertainty

Categories: Property & Construction

Construction is an important part of the UK economy and often serves as an economic barometer. Although the second half of 2018 was tough for the UK construction sector, recent data has shown signs of improvement. Although the UK Construction Output was expected at -0.3% for January 2019, it was reported at 1.8%. This is a vast more