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Friend & Grant Chartered Accountants have been helping small and medium sized businesses in the Medway towns and North Kent for over 20 years

4th April 2022
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Need help filing your Capital Gains Tax Return?

From 6 April 2020 disposals of residential property by UK taxpayers that give rise to a UK tax liability need to be reported to HMRC on a special capital gains tax (CGT) return. Usually this will be dealt with through an electronic submission but in some circumstances a paper form can be used.

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15th March 2022
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What tax will I need to pay on my property sale?

Our client bank consists of many different types of property owner: those that buy property as a place to live, those that buy for investment purposes, those that through circumstances become accidental landlords, those that choose to make a living through buying, developing and selling property. What they all have in common is that at some stage they will contemplate selling their property and at that stage they will usually start to consider the tax implications.

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11th February 2022
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Our top ten tips for landlords

Becoming a landlord, particularly if you are planning to manage the letting yourself, can be daunting. The legalities are complex, finding the right tenants is not easy, things do go wrong and it is easy to underestimate how much time you’ll need to spend on one property let alone a portfolio!

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21st January 2022
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Is property still a good investment?

Owning your own property is part of the culture in the UK with over 65.1% of houses owned by the households in 2019. Surprisingly, whilst we are ahead of countries like Germany and France, most European countries have extremely high levels of ownership (Italy 72.3%, Greece 75.4%, Poland 84.2%). So why the disparity? In simple terms the reason is the property rental market. In 2020 the share of households occupied by private renters hit 18.7%, so around 4.44 million households were privately rented in England in 2020.

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18th October 2021
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Is a family investment company tax efficient?

When your loved ones are seriously ill understandably the last thing you want to think about is anything to do with finances. However it is worthwhile knowing that in cases where a spouse or civil partner is terminally ill there could be an opportunity to save large amounts of tax by passing property in a tax efficient manner.

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15th October 2021
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Death Bed Tax Planning – is it worthwhile?

When your loved ones are seriously ill understandably the last thing you want to think about is anything to do with finances. However it is worthwhile knowing that in cases where a spouse or civil partner is terminally ill there could be an opportunity to save large amounts of tax by passing property in a tax efficient manner.

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6th September 2021
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The Ten Most Common Tax Mistakes Made by Property Developers

There are many potential pitfalls for the unwary property developer and key amongst them is tax. We have outlined 10 of the most common tax pitfalls or missed opportunities we have come across.

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20th April 2021
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Wealth creation - The importance of a strong defence! (Part 2)

This is the second in a two part series of blogs on wealth creation. In the first blog I looked at how wealth is perceived in society and how you can measure your own wealth. In this blog I will share with you my top ten tips on how to create and maintain your own wealth.

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13th April 2021
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Wealth creation - The importance of a strong defence! (Part 1)

This is the first of a two part series of blogs on the topic of wealth creation. In this first blog I will be looking at how wealth is perceived in society and how you can measure your own wealth.

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Are you hungry for success? If you run a small to medium size business and you want to grow your sales, increase profitability and pay less tax then you have come to the right place.