Choice of business vehicle: property business

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Choice of business vehicle: property business by Mind Map: Choice of business vehicle: property business

1. Advantages of limited company

1.1. Lower rates of tax on income/gains

1.2. Full relief for interest (generally)

1.3. Access to additional tax reliefs?

1.3.1. Land remediation relief

1.4. Non-tax issues

1.4.1. Limited liability

1.4.2. Perception that corporate entity should be used (particularly in larger cases)

1.4.3. 'Family succession' easier

2. Disadvantages of limited company

2.1. More tax if profits extracted

2.2. Extra administration

2.3. Annual tax on enveloped dwellings?

2.3.1. Value >£500k

2.3.2. But relief for property let commercially

3. Incorporation of existing business

3.1. CGT liability

3.1.1. Use market value

3.1.2. Incorporation relief?

3.2. SDLT

3.2.1. Use market value

3.2.2. Linked transactions rules

3.2.3. Multiple dwellings relief

3.3. VAT

3.3.1. VAT on commercial new builds; and on property opted to tax

3.3.2. Transfer of going concern relief

4. Entrepreneurs' relief

4.1. Associated disposal by an individual?

4.1.1. Trading premises