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Super Surveyors become Superheros

Steve Cornish Charity Run May 2015

Well done to the Woodward Chartered Surveyors superhero Thank you to all our friends and business colleagues who sponsored them so generously.  read more .....


Woodward's Operatic Fundraising for Children with Cancer UK

Operatic Fundraising for Children with Cancer UK

Operatic Fundraising for Children with Cancer UK

Elaine from the Woodward Chartetered Surveyors  Admin team will be showing off her fantastic theatrical talents next week in Wembley Operatic Society's production of 'Half a Sixpence' from 22nd - 25th April 2015 ....... read more

 

 

Capital Gains Tax for Non UK Resident Landlords

Capital Gains Tax for Non UK Resident Landlords

From 5th April 2015 all Non UK Resident Landlords become liable for Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

When it comes to auspicious dates, 5th April 2015 is certainly one for all who represent Non UK Resident Landlords.

From 5th April 2015 all Non UK Resident Landlords become liable for Capital Gains Tax (CGT). However, the good news is that the “Gain”, calculated only when the property is sold, is only taken from the value as at 5th April 2015.

For this reason many Non UK Resident Landlords are requesting a special CGT Valuation by registered Valuers of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), in accordance with the RICS guidance manual, the “Red Book”...... more .......


Valuations for UK non resident landlords

Valuation house

Tax changes for non resident landlords

Oddly, those landlords who are non UK resident have not had to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT) when selling their UK investment property. The government have however confirmed that this perk, or perhaps oversight, is to be abolished from April 2015.

But this “levelling of the playing field” between  ...more ...


Chartered Surveyor Lecture About Damp Buildings

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A lecture about ill health and living in damp and cold buildings

Steve Cornish MA BSc FRICS FFPWS, Managing Director of Woodward's Chartered Surveyors gives a lecture in London about damp and cold buildings.... more