Property Tax & Capital Gains Tax

Buying a property should be an exciting time in anyone's life, which is why it is important to make sure you fully understand the various types of property tax that may come with your property.

At Alexander & Co, we want to make sure the purchase of your new home goes as smoothly as possible. That’s why our team of dedicated and professional property accountants are ready and waiting to help you in your property investment.

Capital Gains Tax

Disposal of assets can result in significant tax charges; charges which may be reduced with effective pre-transaction planning. Our tax advisers can assist you in this planning and advise you on options to minimise your exposure.

Entrepreneurs Relief (ER)

Since April 2008 ER has been available in respect of:

  • Gains made on the disposal of all or part of a business, and
  • Gains made on the disposal of shares in your family trading company if you are an employee or director of that company

The relief allows these gains to be taxed at a special rate of 10% rather than the full rate of 18% or 28%. You can claim on more than one occasion up to a cumulative maximum of (currently) £10m.

Qualification rules for ER are not simple. Contact our tax advisers, who will work with you to review your business and determine its position, enabling you to plan ahead with confidence.

Speak with Capital Gains Tax Advisor


We have a wide range of expertise in helping individuals and landlords with their property investments. Here at Alexander & Co, we can advise you from the very beginning, from structuring your deal to financing your project.

Whether you’re a first-time buyer or frequent property investor, we can advise you on a number of different areas regarding property tax, including:

  • Tax Mitigation
  • Sale and Leaseback Agreements
  • Structuring the Deal and Advice

We can help you determine any tax or planning implications that may disrupt your property deal early on, helping you to tick all of the necessary boxes before finalising any property deal.

Speak with a Property Investments Advisor

Residential Property

Entrusting a professional property accountant with your property portfolio is essential for the ever-changing world of property investment.

That’s why our team of trusted property accountants are here to help you with your residential property needs. We can help you ensure you are fully protected from any unforeseen circumstances. We can advise you on many areas of residential property such as Annual Residential Property Tax (ARPT).

Our property accountants can help relieve some of the burden and confusion of administration. At Alexander & Co, we make sure that you have more time and fewer jobs to worry about.

Speak with a Residential Property Advisor

Commercial Property

Moving to a new commercial property or investing in your first home for your business can come with many stresses and burdens.

Alexander & Co help you by taking away the commercial property administration, allowing you to focus solely on keeping your business up and running.

Our team of professional accountants can help you navigate the complicated world of commercial property, helping you to understand areas like:

  • Leasing or Selling Commercial Property
  • Opt to Tax
  • Transfer of Going Concern (TOGC)

Getting the correct advice is crucial in order to avoid costly mistakes. VAT and HMRC penalties can often cause a huge amount of financial damage, so we ensure you are fully protected from any of these threats.

Speak with a Commercial Property Advisor

Accountants for Landlords

We can advise both residential and commercial landlords on a number of different areas of property investment and property tax.

As a landlord, you may have a number of different properties that generate income and expenses.

Our team of property accountants can help you make the most out of your rental property and take control the burden of managing the financial aspects of your property.

Speak with an Advisor For Landlords


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