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Northern Society of Chartered Accountants

At the heart of northern business since 1882

Buying, owning & renting property: an update on the tax issues with Rebecca Benneyworth

Date: 19 November 2014 13:30-16:30

Type: Legal and Regulatory, Tax

Organiser: Tyne and Wear

This course provides a comprehensive review of all tax issues associated with investment properties, both residential and commercial; to update delegates on recent changes in property taxation, and to provide a quick summary of difficult issues with PPR relief. 

Course content includes:

  • Domestic lettings – allowable expenses; current position with interest on loans; capital allowances? Capital gains tax; compliance issues; end of the renewals basis – some suggestion; Non-resident landlord’s scheme – quick overview
  • Commercial lettings – key points to watch; CGT issues; VAT and the option to tax; sale of let property as a going concern for VAT
  • Furnished holiday lettings – new rules; what is the best strategy? CGT issues; properties overseas.
  • CGT on dwellings for non-residents – the new rules
  • Annual charge on enveloped dwellings – an overview
  • PPR – recent cases; problem areas; a practical approach; key pitfalls; proposed changes to PPR for UK residents in 2015

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Ramside Hall Hotel

Ramside Hall Hotel,

Tel No: 0191 386 5282


Rebecca Benneyworth BSc FCA MBE

Rebecca Benneyworth BSc FCA MBE

Rebecca is an ICAEW Chartered Accountant. She is a lecturer, writer and consultant on a variety of taxes, lecturing extensively throughout the UK, to accountants, business people and also to HMRC and the Treasury.

She has her own accountancy practice based in Gloucestershire, with a variety of small business and personal tax clients. During the last two years this has become a 100% digital practice.

She is Chair of the HMRC Digital Advisory Group, providing help and support to HMRC in understanding the challenges that Making Tax Digital presents to small businesses and their advisers. She is also a member of the Admin Burdens Advisory Board, an independent group monitoring the burdens the tax system impose on businesses.

Rebecca is a past Chair of the Tax Faculty of the ICAEW, and serves on the Tax Faculty Board. She is ICAEW council member for South West England, and was awarded an MBE for services to the tax profession in 2012.

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