We have years of experience as property accountants and have achieved a high level of knowledge about the property sector. Working with a varied portfolio of clients, our multidisciplinary property group provides comprehensive and efficient property accounting solutions.

Our property accounting expertise

We have deep experience of working with clients in the property industry and a varied client base. Our clients range from private individuals with property investments, landlords and architects to large property development groups.  We have extensive onsite experience and fully understand the roles of your team including contractors, sub-contractors, architects and quantity surveyors.

Our experience includes:

  • Sourcing projects
  • Project feasibility
  • Structures to minimise taxation on development and investment profits
  • Complex VAT Advice
  • Deep understanding of the construction process
  • Advice during the marketing sales process
  • Investment portfolio management
  • Fund raising for property transactions
  • Employment tax issues and status of workers
  • Construction industry tax issues
  • SDLT advisory
  • Advice on SPV’s and JV’s
  • Enhanced capital allowances claims

Whatever your size of economic activities we will provide professional support so you can grow your business.

A range of property accounting services

Our multi-disciplinary team provides a wide range of accountancy and support services for property companies and those with property investments. In addition to the general accountancy and tax services we provide, we have developed a range of services specifically tailored to meet the needs of our property clients. These services include:

  • Tax planning, including:
    • Maximising Capital Allowances on commercial property
    • Group planning – for capital gains
  • VAT planning
  • International taxation
  • Acquisitions and disposals
  • Service charge audits
  • Strategic planning, monitoring and restructuring
  • Audit and other regulatory reporting
  • Outsourcing services; payroll; company secretarial; management accounts

 VAT services

Our VAT practice has considerable experience, going back to the inception of VAT in the UK, in advising clients in the property sector.

We help remove the burden of following rules and trying to avoid complex VAT traps, leaving you to do what you are good at – running your business or managing your investment. Find out more about our VAT services for the property sector.

Service charge audits

We have extensive statutory audit and internal audit experience, which provides a proven analytical ability to understand the substance and viability of transactions.  Property owners and tenants are now increasingly demanding a transparent, value for money property management service.  Having the property service charges audited efficiently is part of this equation.

If you are a chartered surveyor or property manager you will undoubtedly deal with money from these service charges on behalf of your clients. We have experience in certifying the statements of service charge expenditure. We have systems in place to deal with these audits and a proven track record of servicing numerous property portfolios.

The service we offer includes:

  • Year-end adjustments
  • Journal posting
  • Reconciliations

Our careful and efficient approach enables you to provide a seamless service to your clients and their tenants. We are able to respond quickly and provide a fast turnaround of work. We agree timings and fees with you up-front, so that you are in control.