INDEPENDENT CAPITAL ALLOWANCES SPECIALISTS

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Freeports & Capital Allowances – Boosting the Economy Through Investment

As part of an ongoing consultation process, HMRC is considering the creation of Freeports across the UK.  These Freeports will be located around air, sea and rail ports and will be governed by different customs and tariff status.   Local authorities, operators of ports, airports and rail, and businesses will bid to create a designated Freeport, […]

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The Lazarus Impact – Making Very Late Capital Allowances Claims

By : July 5, 2018 Comments Off on The Lazarus Impact – Making Very Late Capital Allowances Claims

A pub company has succeeded in making a very late capital allowances claim. The First Tier Tax Tribunal has decided that there really is life after death and in the case of Dundas Heritable v HMRC (2018) where a late claim made for capital allowances has been allowed despite normal time limits not being followed.

The […]

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OTS – Report on Proposed Capital Allowances Simplification

By : June 22, 2018 Comments Off on OTS – Report on Proposed Capital Allowances Simplification

The long awaited report by the Office of Tax Simplification (OTS) into the proposed simplification of capital allowances was published on the 15th June 2018.  It extends to 88 pages but concludes that whilst an accounts based depreciation system would be attractive, the benefits gained would be completely outweighed by the disruption suffered by businesses […]

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Capital Allowances within Commercial Sale and Purchase Contracts

By : December 19, 2017 Comments Off on Capital Allowances within Commercial Sale and Purchase Contracts

The benefits and importance of capital allowances in commercial sales and purchases has been well publicised, but did you know the relief also needs to be considered in some residential and landlord and tenant matters? Sophie Raniwala explains

Tax has never been more political. As tax schemes become less palatable, capital allowances become even more attractive, providing a […]

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Fundamental Changes to Interest Deductions & Impact for Capital Allowances

By : April 20, 2016 Comments Off on Fundamental Changes to Interest Deductions & Impact for Capital Allowances

An extra £10bn capital allowances will need to be identified each year to mitigate the restrictions on tax relief for bank interest and carried forwards tax losses.  Few companies, particularly in the property sector are aware of this fundamental change to UK taxation.

In the current season of Panamania with the attention on tax havens, avoidance […]

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Little Book of Big Capital Allowances Savings

By : September 24, 2015 Comments Off on Little Book of Big Capital Allowances Savings

Click here to read Lovell Consulting’s Little Book of Big Capital Allowances Savings Tips

Little Book of Savings

To discuss any capital allowances queries contact us on 020 7329 1300

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Why Do I Need A Capital Allowances Specialist?

By : August 14, 2015 Comments Off on Why Do I Need A Capital Allowances Specialist?

Clients generally assume that their accountant or tax advisor deals with capital allowances. In fact some clients will ask their accountant if they claim allowances and they will respond that they claim all available allowances. However, as explained below, this can be misleading and they are doing their clients a disservice by not referring them to […]

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Private Rented Sector (PRS) & Capital Allowances: Key Planning Points

By : July 20, 2015 Comments Off on Private Rented Sector (PRS) & Capital Allowances: Key Planning Points

Private Rented Sector (PRS) & Capital Allowances

Capital allowances and contaminated land can have a significant impact on the financial viability of PRS projects. Lovell Consulting are actively involved in several PRS projects. This note sets out the key capital allowances planning points.

Site Acquisitions potential tax allowances

Where a site is purchased with existing buildings may contain […]

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