Welcome to the Provestor blog

Helping landlords stay up-to-date on all things property tax 👊

Property tax

Dividend and NI tax rises: is an SPV still the right choice for property investment?

The Prime Minister’s announcement of a 1.25 percentage point rise in tax on dividend shares may come as a blow to property investors operating via a limited company, particularly after the increase to corporation tax announced in the March budget.

By Nadeem Raziq | 16/09/2021
Customer stories

Customer Story - Gary Woolridge

Gary shares his first-hand account of what it's like working with Provestor, the property accountants.

By Jess Austin | 27/08/2021
Business

High street brands diversify into property

John Lewis and Lloyds Banking Group have both recently announced plans to diversify into the residential property market.

By Hollie Chapman | 26/08/2021
Provestor updates

Software update: August-21

Welcome to the first Provestor software update blog! 👋 We’re very lucky to have a superb in-house team of developers working on our award-winning accountancy software. Going forward, we’ll be sharing the latest software releases, technical news and updates from our development team.

By Paul Nicklin | 18/08/2021
Business

Is it worth investing in a holiday let?

With 4 in 5 Brits planning a 2021 staycation, it’s easy to see why many investors are considering purchasing a holiday let. Whether you’re dreaming of a Cornish cliffside cottage or a New Forest bolthole, owning a holiday let is the ultimate dream property investment for many.

By James Poyser | 20/07/2021
Data & trends

Women now make up 48% of the UK’s 2.6m buy-to-let investors

Statistics show the gender gap in buy-to-let is narrowing with more women becoming landlords and growing their property portfolios.

By James Poyser | 16/07/2021
Property tax

Stamp duty holiday extension taper now in effect

On 1st July, the Chancellor's Stamp Duty holiday changed from the full amount to the taped extension.

By James Poyser | 13/07/2021
Property tax

New stamp duty surcharge for overseas property buyers from April 2021

From April 2021, an additional 2% stamp duty surcharge will apply on top of existing stamp duty rates for overseas (non-UK residents) purchasing property in England or Northern Ireland.

By James Poyser | 08/07/2021
Property tax

5 ways to save tax with a property investment company

When you purchasing a buy-to-let, there are two main ways of buying the property: you can either buy it personally or buy it through a property investment company (also known as an SPV). This article looks at 5 ways you can save tax by purchasing property through a limited company.

By James Poyser | 06/07/2021