Categories for Advice for Accountants

Capital Allowances & Carpets

Do Carpets Qualify for Capital Allowances Purposes? The reason for making this post is this is one question which does seem to be asked quite frequently judging by the number of internet searches that Google…

Section 198 (S198) Tax Election Template

Free Section 198 Election Template for Download The statistics from our website show many people are searching for a CAA2001 Section 198 (S198) Tax Election Template so we have provided one here which may be…

Property Development & Refurbishment

Maximising Capital Allowances on Development / Refurbishment Historically much of our capital allowances claims work has been on the purchase of second hand property.  However we are being engaged more and more to maximise the…

Good News for Hotels

Hotels are particularly suited to a Capital Allowances Claim As a rule Hotels are one of the most suited types of commercial property when it comes to making a claim for capital allowances. In this…

Capital Allowances – New Rules

Capital Allowances – The Old Rules From our perspective, one of the major benefits we have been able to bring to clients, is that we have undertaken retrospective capital allowances claims on their commercial property.…

Section 198 Elections – Case Study

Judging by the searches on our website the most popular topic at the moment is Section 198/199 Tax Election Agreements. This is not surprising given that there have been changes in the capital allowances regime…

Tax Elections S198 / 199

General Principles The new capital allowances rules which came into effect in April 2012 (and which are going to be tightened even further in April 2014) have made it in even more critical for professional…

Why don’t accountants pursue claims?

This blog brings me back to a favourite topic of accountants and their reluctance to engage with specialist capital allowances firms for the benefit of their clients who own commercial property.  Having now worked with…