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Marie walshe
Tax rises drive up home insurance premiums
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted August 5, 2017 0 Comments
Home insurance prices are increasing due to an impact of government tax rises, according to insurance market research agency Consumer Intelligence. Home insurance premiums rose fastest for over-50 householders with above-inflation growth of 3.6% to £117 in the year to April 2017, compared with just 1% for under-50s to £124. Annual premium prices rose by […]
Lending to first-time buyers hits 10-year high
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted August 5, 2017 0 Comments
Mortgage lending to first-time buyers hit a 10-year high in March this year, research from the Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) shows. While the number of people moving home decreased year-on-year compared to March 2016, first-time buyers received more loans this year than in any month of March since 2007. According to the CML, first-time […]
Generation X owners cite business fears
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted August 5, 2017 0 Comments
More than a third (36%) of Generation X business owners (those between 31 and 50 years old) believe cashflow problems will have an adverse effect on their growth plans in the next 12 months. Out of 400 business owners surveyed by Lloyds Bank, 31% fear increased competition and managing family commitments will affect their plans […]
Older women ‘worse off’ from state pension age change
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted August 2, 2017 0 Comments
Household incomes for more than a million women in their early 60s have fallen due to changes to the state pension age. Research from the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that, on average, women aged between 60 and 62 were £32 per week worse off as a result of the delays. Women in high […]
Set, Review & Automate
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted July 23, 2017 0 Comments
Know what will help keep your business running like a beautiful well oiled machine? Good bookkeeping practices.Completed regularly, these habits will give you not only confidence, but peace of mind. Neglect these practices and mistakes will fester, leaving you up the proverbial creek with lots of back work to do. Bottom line: Good bookkeeping practices performed […]
Tonu Aboaba at EPN 3 Deals, 3 Strategies in 3 Months
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted June 3, 2017 0 Comments
Hi there How are you? Looking forward to seeing you at our next event We are extremely privileged to have our June speaker Tonu Aboaba sharing her wisdom and hot tips with you so you can get out of the rat race of life and get some extra income:- ARE YOU: – Fed up with your current job, Working long […]
Business Property Renovation
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted November 5, 2016 1 Comment
Have you heard of the business property renovation allowance (BPRA)? The expiry date is 1 April 2017 for corporation tax and 6 April 2017 for income tax, and the expenditure qualifying for BPRA must be incurred before the expiry date.  BPRA is a capital allowance for capital expenditure on the renovation or conversion of business […]
Tax Strategy for Low Interest Rates
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted October 1, 2016 0 Comments
Discussions held recently at the Bank of England, state that It looks very much like interest rates will not rise but will be reduced, as part of their strategy to stabilise the economy. Property Investors need to consider how this will impact on their plans to pay less tax in future. Those on long-cherished tracker mortgages […]
Reduce that Capital Gains Tax Bill
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted September 18, 2016 0 Comments
Are you planning to sell some property this year, what if anything, can you do about the resultant capital gains tax (CGT) liability? On perhaps a more basic level, you can save tax by ensuring that there are as many as possible annual exemptions from CGT to offset against the gain. On the simplest level, […]
Did you Deposit too much with HMRC this year?
By Marie walshe In Uncategorized Posted August 22, 2016 0 Comments
Usually a landlord takes a deposit from a tenant when letting a property to cover the cost of any damage caused to the property by the tenant.This is called a security deposit, a damage deposit or a rental deposit. He may also ask for a holding deposit in return for taking the property off the […]