Retail sector owners are often overlooking substantial tax allowances. This happens because their accountants and tax advisors may only pick up simple & obvious plant and machinery (P&M) items, such as chairs, tables, shop display and fittings. When fitting out or refurbishing a retail unit, the construction expenditure is generally not very well detailed for capital […]Read more
‘Free’ £10,000 and extra tax savings for SMEs investing in green technologies
In the current economic climate, a significant external pressure on UK businesses is to reduce their “carbon footprint”. While implementation of new processes and sustainable equipment may be easier for large organisations with bigger budgets, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) may struggle […]Read more
Both owners and occupiers of office buildings can claim substantial capital allowances but this opportunity is often missed. This can be due to confusion over the recent April 2014 capital allowances rules changes or because non-specialist solicitors, accountants and tax advisors do not recognise the full potential of available allowances. Frequently, construction cost information can […]Read more
Substantial capital allowances are available on the construction of data centres. Up to 90% of expenditure on new build date centres, or higher, can potentially qualify for capital allowances. The reason for this high level of allowances is that the buildings are normally quite simple enclosures containing vast amounts of mechanical and electrical plant.
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Nurseries have substantial imbedded plant and machinery (P&M) items and repairs. However the less obvious items often get overlooked by accountants, surveyors and tax advisors.
Why does this happen?
There are many obvious items of plant such as loose furniture and fittings which accountants can easily identify and segregate to allowances. However there are additional imbedded trade related items […]Read more
Garden centres can benefit from additional tax relief on purchase and construction expenditure.
There are around 2,500 garden centres in the UK. Most are full scale “leisure destinations” with some evolving from local nurseries to others being newly constructed. Not only do they provide a range of plants and garden furnishings, but additional facilities such as […]Read more
Nursing homes have substantial imbedded plant and machinery (P&M) items and repairs. However the less obvious items often get overlooked by accountants and tax advisors.
Why does this happen?
There are many obvious items of plant such as loose furniture and fittings which accountants can easily identify and segregate to allowances. However there are additional imbedded trade […]Read more