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Capital Allowances

Have you bought a new commercial premises or renovated an existing building

Could a tax refund be due?

Identifying and claiming Capital Allowances for the obvious receipted expenditure is relatively straightforward. However, the tax legislation provides a wide range of items to be claimed and in many instances you/your advisor will not know they exist, let alone ensure that the qualifying items are correctly identified, categorised and valued to pass the scrutiny of HMRC.

Typical properties that can benefit from our service include;

Doctors | Dentist Surgeries
Care Homes
Hotels | Pubs | Restaurants
Warehouses | Industrial Sites
Holiday Parks

Typical items of qualifying expenditure;

Heating, ventilation, and weather protection
Fire safety equipment
Property security and surveillance systems
Lifts, escalators and moving walkways

Why now?

With New Legislation (incorporated in Finance Act 2012) taking full effect from April 2014 onwards, it is now essential that you get this right, particularly when entering a property transaction, or the relief may be lost forever. We can help!

The Elect Capital Allowances service will provide you with ‘cradle to grave’ assistance in making a claim by:

  • Helping you to ensure that your entitlement to make a claim is fully established
  • Surveying your property to ensure that all items are quantified using our bespoke app (or undertaking a cost analysis exercise where appropriate)
    • Fixtures & Fittings
    • Integral Features
  • Enhanced Capital Allowances (energy efficient and water saving equipment)
  • Assisting you when submitting the claim to HMRC (including providing advice on the most effective use of the allowances identified)
  • Using our tried and tested negotiation techniques with HMRC to deal with any queries arising from the claim (we have overseen the submission of over 1000 claims and never lost one!)

Is it worthwhile?

We think so. It is not unusual for us to find between 15 and 25% of the purchase price of an acquired property in Capital Allowances, (higher where significant refurbishment expenditure has been incurred). When you balance this against our fees, which are contingent based upon the value of the additional qualifying expenditure we identify and are accepted by HMRC (we never charge more than 6%). An immediate cash benefit is achievable in most instances, with a reduced tax liability effective for years to come. This may also enhance any sale price of the property where you are considering selling. Furthermore our service is designed to take the pressure away from you as we manage the process with a designated point of contact.

Next Step:

Please contact us if you need further advice, have any questions about our services, would like a free consultation or a fixed fee quote.

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