London: +44 (0)20 7236 2601
St Albans: +44 (0)1727 869141
Rickmansworth: +44 (0) 1923 771010
Milton Keynes: +44 (0)1908 605552

Property Investment - Why does the Chancellor discourage it?

The 2007 Budget continued a trend that started in 1997 with Gordon Brown’s first Budget that targeted property investment by increasing stamp duty.  This time round, in his eleventh budget, he has taken away and/or reduced capital allowances on industrial hotel and agricultural buildings as well as on plant and machinery and on fixtures integral to buildings.

Property investors will have to cope with the financial impact of the changes together with the proposed 2009 introduction of Planning Gain Supplement.

These changes will impact all UK businesses that own property – if you are interested and want to know more



Date: 15th June, 2007
Author: Cathy Corns


Articles from this Author

Contact Business Service Partners

Choose from the drop down menu below to select a Partner to contact.


Mercer & Hole’s @GudgionJa progress in @CelebJustDance - Not much longer to Waite now….. @MKDonsSET

Mercer & Hole’s Michael Lapham impresses at the @MoneyMgmtMag Financial Planner Awards…



For the latest Mercer & Hole news, visit our LinkedIn page mercer-&-hole

Click here to follow us on LinkedIn