Category Archives: Capital Allowances

Is it a repair or improvement ?

The most common question we deal with when preparing accounts for landlords is “is it a repair or improvement”?   It can often be difficult to distinguish between repairs and improvements. However, it’s extremely important to report them correctly for tax purposes. Repairs are often referred to as revenue expenditure and improvements as capital expenditure. […]

The Ups and Downs of Tax

We are now in the new tax year 2022-2023 which started on 6th April 2022.  Did you know the chosen year end of 5th April was first introduced in 1752? Back then the new tax year started on 25th March and ended after full 365 days which would be on 4th April. But in 1800 […]

Tax breaks for your garden office

building a garden office

Most restrictions in England will end tomorrow as Plan B comes to an end! Which side of the divide do you belong to?  Is it time to get back to “normal” and for everyone to go back to the office? Or is it too early and we should all carry on working from home until […]

Research & Development (R&D) – Tax Breaks

The government has committed to investing £22 billion in R&D by 2025 and this was again confirmed in the 2021 budget. The UK is recognised as a world leader when it comes to research and innovations