Property Taxes

Our property taxes portfolio includes our very popular Buy-to-let Property Tax Handbook and Robert Maas’s authoritative Property Taxes annual. and offers a concise yet comprehensive range of publications for those advising clients on their property tax issues. Alongside our property tax publications, our loose-leaf and journal titles, and our online services provide practitioners and students with a tailored solution to daily practice needs.

Recently Published and Popular Titles

With considerable tax changes affecting residential buy-to-let investors in recent years, our multi-authored Buy-to-let Property Tax Handbook covers all taxation issues that might apply, offering advice on everything from the legal aspects of the buy-to-let purchase, through to landlord obligations to tenants.

Our upcoming publication of the 16th edition of Property Tax Planning has been revisited in line with relevant legislation changes following the Finance Act 2018. This title helps practitioners identify tax planning opportunities, whilst alerting and advising on potential pitfalls.

An invaluable asset for tax practitioners, lawyers, accountants and in-house finance departments alike, is our popular Stamp Taxes title, detailing all aspects of stamp tax. This user-friendly guide provides practical examples and guidance, while also highlighting potential issues for practitioners.

Across our Property Tax titles, our experienced authors have penned an extensive body of work to support the study and practice of those in this field. Be sure to browse the full range of titles available below…

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Property Taxes Books

Buy-To-Let Property Tax Handbook

Buy-to-Let Property Tax Handbook is a ‘one stop shop’ for tax practitioners, accountants and others who need to advise their clients and be aware of the tax aspects of running a residential buy-to-let property business. The landscape for residential buy-to-let property investors has changed considerably in recent years, with the government seemingly targeting landlords of residential property through various tax changes. This authoritative guide follows the logical sequence from the... Read more

Stamp Taxes 2018/19

Stamp Taxes provides a detailed overview and history of all types of stamp taxes. Covering stamp duty land tax, stamp duty and stamp duty reverse tax, it looks at scope and calculation, exemptions and reliefs, procedure and administration, and appeals and disputes. It also looks at planning considerations and likely pitfalls in common transactions. Practical and user-friendly, it will be an invaluable asset for tax practitioners, lawyers, accountants and in-house... Read more

Property Tax Planning

Helping you quickly establish tax planning opportunities and potential pitfalls. The book is divided into the four categories of property ownership: property investors; property dealers and developers; trading premises; and private residences. Within each category all relevant tax planning areas are outlined chapter by chapter, with reference to legislation and case law. Updated in line with Finance Act 2018: New SDLT relief for first-time buyers Income received by non-UK resident... Read more

Capital Allowances Transactions and Planning 2016/17

Focusing primarily on the corporate property transactions tax practitioners deal with on a regular basis, Capital Allowances: Transactions and Planning 2016/17 demonstrates how the taxpayer can save money by maximising capital allowances and related tax reliefs. It explains the practical and technical aspects of capital allowances and the related tax reliefs on property. These include reliefs for land remediation, business premises renovation and R&D tax credits. This well established and... Read more

Property Tax Planning

Property Tax Planning is an indispensable property guide for tax practitioners, property lawyers, surveyors and property owners. With worked examples throughout, it clearly highlights the tax planning opportunities and potential pitfalls that may arise during property transactions. This logical and user-friendly book is divided into four sections reflecting the four categories of property ownership: property investors; property dealers and developers; trading premises; and private residences. Within each category all relevant... Read more

Private Residence Relief

In the world of tax anti-avoidance, and with the ever-escalating value of property, private residence relief (PRR) is one of the few favourable reliefs from CGT available to UK home-owners. The potentially significant value of this relief means that HMRC scrutinises its use vigilantly. Careful consideration needs to be given to the planning opportunities available and pitfalls that might be encountered, particularly in relation to the main residence election, and... Read more

Property Taxes 2019/20

With an emphasis on practical application, Property Taxes 2019/20 explains the law clearly, with a focus on key issues such as the distinction between dealing transactions and investment transactions, and includes all relevant taxes, including council tax and landfill tax. It enables tax practitioners to find the answers to their property tax planning questions quickly and to keep their clients’ tax liabilities to a minimum. The structuring of property transactions... Read more

Buy-to-Let Property Tax Handbook

Buy to Let Property Tax Handbook, 2nd edition provide tax advisers with guidance about the key issues and tax planning opportunities that BTL property owners need to be aware of whilst running their business. It follows the logical sequence from the commencement through to the cessation of the residential rental property business and covers the taxation issues that might apply. It also offers helpful guidance on the legal aspects of... Read more

Stamp Taxes 2019/20

Covering stamp duty land tax, stamp duty and stamp duty reverse tax, it looks at scope and calculation, exemptions and reliefs, procedure and administration, and appeals and disputes. It also looks at planning considerations and likely pitfalls in common transactions. The aim of this title remains to help the tax-literate non-specialist: -Understand the basic ideas and concepts; -Deal confidently with straightforward matters; and -Recognise when specialist input is needed. To... Read more

Capital Allowances: Transactions and Planning 2019/20

This book has been comprehensively updated to cover all recent developments in this complex area. This includes the rules introducing major changes in the law and practice for claiming capital allowances on property purchases. Failure to understand and deal with these rules will, in many cases, result in a complete loss of allowances for both buyers and sellers. Inevitably, negligent advisers will face a significant increase in complaints, fee disputes,... Read more