Gwent Landlord Forum Launches New Season as It Helps Landlords Navigate the Private Rented Sector

The South Wales Argus covered our upcoming Gwent Landlord Forum. The new season of the Gwent Landlord Forum kicks off on Tuesday 25th September at the Parkway Hotel in Llantarnam, Cwmbran. The free event, sponsored by Cwmbran-based Rubin Lewis O’Brien and Green & Co Accountants and Tax Advisors will kick off the fourth year of … Continue reading Gwent Landlord Forum Launches New Season as It Helps Landlords Navigate the Private Rented Sector

Gwent Landlords Advised on Protecting Their Portfolio at Upcoming Forum

The South Wales Argus covered our May Gwent Landlord Forum. Gwent landlords will be advised on protecting their portfolio at the next Gwent Landlord Forum, on Tuesday, May 29 at the Parkway Hotel, Cwmbran. The free event, sponsored by Cwmbran-based Rubin Lewis O’Brien and Green & Co Accountants and Tax Advisors, aims to educate landlords … Continue reading Gwent Landlords Advised on Protecting Their Portfolio at Upcoming Forum

Gwent Landlords Given Advice on Legislation and Tax at Free Event

The South Wales Argus covered our January Gwent Landlord Forum. Gwent landlords are set to be given advice on legislation and tax at free event next week. The next Gwent Landlord Forum takes place on Tuesday, March 27, at the Parkway Hotel in Llantarnam, Cwmbran. The free event, sponsored by Cwmbran-based Rubin Lewis O’Brien and … Continue reading Gwent Landlords Given Advice on Legislation and Tax at Free Event

Tax Return Deadline is Approaching

It comes around almost as fast as Christmas, and here we are again. The 31 January 2018 marks the deadline for filing of the 2016/17 Self-Assessment Tax Return (SATR). Individuals who are required to submit a SATR include, the self-employed and some landlords, investors, company directors, high earners and people who have worked overseas. Those … Continue reading Tax Return Deadline is Approaching

Is It Time to Review Your Estate Plan?

Planning to minimise the inheritance tax (IHT) due on your estate is always important, but the recent introduction of the residence nil-rate band (RNRB) means now could be the ideal time to review your existing plans. What is the RNRB? IHT is charged at 40% on estates worth in excess of the nil-rate band, which … Continue reading Is It Time to Review Your Estate Plan?

Making Tax Digital Delayed until 2020

The Treasury have delivered what is potentially good news for many (yes, you have read that correctly).  Making Tax Digital, or MTD to give it its affectionate moniker, has been both delayed and reduced in terms of requirement. For businesses that are VAT registered, VAT returns will still have to be submitted via MTD compatible … Continue reading Making Tax Digital Delayed until 2020

Tax and Your Company Car

There are many factors which will influence your choice of company car. These can include the distance you travel, terrain covered, the price, your lifestyle and perhaps even your clients. However, is tax ever a consideration? The start of the tax year saw an increase in the company car rates and indeed the rates are … Continue reading Tax and Your Company Car

Don’t Be a Lottery Loser – Protect Your Syndicate Winnings

  If you and your employees club together to take a chance on the Lottery by operating a workplace syndicate, but you do not have a formal agreement in place, a large win could cause tax issues in the future. If ever you are fortunate enough to win the jackpot, the winnings will undoubtedly be … Continue reading Don’t Be a Lottery Loser – Protect Your Syndicate Winnings

Landlords Kept in the Know as Renting Homes Act Moves Forward

The South Wales Argus highlight another successful Gwent Landlord Forum. Landlords from across south east Wales have again received expert advice, support and insight into the ever-changing rental landscape as part of the bi-monthly Gwent Landlord Forum. The event, held by Cwmbran-based Rubin Lewis O’Brien, Green & Co Accountants and Tax Advisors and Lettings agency … Continue reading Landlords Kept in the Know as Renting Homes Act Moves Forward

Doctor, Doctor: Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible?

The question of whether medical expenses are tax deductible is one which is frequently posed and we can consider this using the example of a self-employed farmer who seeks treatment from a chiropractor. She believes that the treatment will improve her ability to farm and therefore queries whether she can claim a deduction for this … Continue reading Doctor, Doctor: Are Medical Expenses Tax Deductible?