Property taxes

Business property taxes apply to businesses with premises used for commercial purposes.There are two key commercial property taxes: business rates and stamp duty land tax as well as possible VAT implications.

Property taxes - overview

Understanding business property taxes can help you take advantage of tax reliefs and ensure you aren't caught out by unexpected charges. Our guide.

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Annual Tax on Enveloped Property

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (previously called Annual Residential Property tax) is payable on certain high-value, enveloped properties.

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Business rates

UK business rates, which are largely unavoidable, are a tax on non-domestic property and they vary depending where the premises are located.

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Business rates and working from home

If you work from home, you may be liable for business rates for the part of your home you use for work - in addition to council tax on the domestic parts of the property.

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Stamp duty

Stamp duty land tax is payable on property and land purchases above set SDLT thresholds and applies to both freehold and leasehold transactions.

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Transfer a property to a company

Income tax relief for landlords has changed. Discover if you would benefit from transferring your residential buy-to-let property to a limited company.