The taxation of real estate portfolios, investments and developments can be highly complex.
Regular changes in the taxation of real estate holding structures, stamp duty land taxes, VAT accounting and other taxes present an ever-changing tax position for companies and investors in the sector.
Our real estate tax specialists will help you navigate the different rules and regulations to successfully position your portfolio.
Our team can advise you on structuring arrangements, using both UK and offshore structures, and the tax implications of how you hold, acquire, finance and sell your assets.
Examples of the clients that we regularly advise include REITS, investment funds, private investors, developers, blue chip corporates, educational institutions and charities.
Whether you are looking to develop your real estate portfolio, refinance existing holdings or consider the tax implications of how you may pass on what you have worked to grow, our team can help advise you on the best approach.
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Finance Bill 21/22: the implications for corporate taxpayers
The Finance Bill 2021-2022 was published yesterday. What impact will this have on corporate tax payers?
Charles Russell Speechlys advises Avicenna Group on duo of pharmacy group acquisitions
The acquisition takes Avicenna to a total of 135 pharmacy branches.
New tax on property developers - consultation paper published
The government published a consultation paper on the design of the new residential property developers tax.
Building anxieties: The impact of a possible CGT rate rise on housebuilders
As the March 2021 budget approaches and a potential CGT rate rise, what does it mean for housebuilders?
Changes to construction industry scheme rules from April 2021
Reviewing the main changes of the government's recently published draft legislation making changes to the Construction Industry Scheme.
HMRC disappoints house builders and partnerships looking for SDLT relief
SDTL relief will only apply where a partnership or LLP was the party acquiring the property in question.
HMRC’s volte face on the “second home” SDLT surcharge
Taking a closer look at the HMRC's updated guidance on the 3% SDLT surcharge in its SDLT manual.
Public Company Update - November 2020
The November 2020 edition of our biannual Public Company Update.
Compensating for past errors – HMRC’s retrospective change in approach to VAT on compensation
Reviewing the new approach what HMRC will apply to most payments that have been made in the past and all new payments made in future.
IPSX – Real Estate’s new stock exchange
The IPSX is an FCA Regulated market and the first stock exchange for real estate in the world.
HMRC’s gain is non-residents’ loss
Tax on UK real estate gains for non-UK resident corporates and funds
Charles Russell Speechlys advises on sale of the Zenium Group to CyrusOne
Zenium is a leading hyperscale data center provider in Europe.
Major tax change ahead for non UK resident investors in UK property
Major tax change for non UK resident investors on UK property will apply to gains accrued on or after April 2019.