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Social Housing

Helping those who work in the social housing sector.

Foundations: Autumn 2020

Our Autumn edition of Foundations includes: 

  • Providing assurance in uncertainty
  • Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting
  • Housing Associations: Don’t forget tax if you are considering changing the tenure mix
  • Converting surplus offices and shops
  • Furlough claim accuracy
  • VAT treatment of call options on property confirmed
  • The risk of cybercrime for social housing organisations 
  • Tax impacts of rent reductions and deferment
  • FRED 76 COVID-19 relegated rent concessions.
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Non Profit webinars

Live and on-demand webinars covering practical issues that impact non profits.  

About us

We are one of the UK’s leading teams serving the non profits sector and have in-depth experience in and knowledge of, social housing, gained through more than 20 years of active involvement in the sector. We have advised Registered Providers (RPs), local authorities, Arm’s Length Management Organisations (ALMOs), homelessness charities, and domiciliary care providers, as well as private sector developers.

We know that social housing is a challenging sector, and those those working within it are continually being asked to do more with less. We can help you minimise tax expenditure, find efficiencies, and maximise reliefs and allowances. We help you with your financial efficiency, so that you can serve your communities.

What we do for you

  • Specialist VAT advice
  • Advice on charities and other reliefs for corporate tax and Stamp Duty Land Tax
  • Specialist advice on employee taxes and benefits including the Construction Industry Scheme
  • Validation of business plans, annual efficiency statements and other key performance indicators
  • External audit services including service charge statement audits
  • Internal audit services
  • Advice on raising new debt and other corporate finance matters

Webinars

Tax implications of changing tenure mix
We will explore some of the reasons why it is important to take into account tax adjustments when re-assessing development plans
Tax impacts of rent reductions and deferment
Lockdown agreements between landlords and tenants are taking many forms but we look at the three most popular options.
Back to Basics: VAT for Housing Associations
Our series of six short webinars provide you with insight into some of the key VAT concepts for housing associations. 
Social Housing VAT update
Our update examines the key VAT developments in the last 18 months that affect the sector, and how providers of social housing can prepare for the changes ahead.
Housing Associations: VAT exemption for cost sharing 
What do the new rules mean for housings associations and how you can reduce costs for all parties. 
Housing Associations: Making Tax Digital 2019
Incorporating all of the new information that has been issued by HMRC. Focusing on the issues that HAs are facing getting their records ready for MTD.
Tax implications of changing tenure mix
We will explore some of the reasons why it is important to take into account tax adjustments when re-assessing development plans
Tax impacts of rent reductions and deferment
Lockdown agreements between landlords and tenants are taking many forms but we look at the three most popular options.
Back to Basics: VAT for Housing Associations
Our series of six short webinars provide you with insight into some of the key VAT concepts for housing associations. 
Social Housing VAT update
Our update examines the key VAT developments in the last 18 months that affect the sector, and how providers of social housing can prepare for the changes ahead.
Housing Associations: VAT exemption for cost sharing 
What do the new rules mean for housings associations and how you can reduce costs for all parties. 
Housing Associations: Making Tax Digital 2019
Incorporating all of the new information that has been issued by HMRC. Focusing on the issues that HAs are facing getting their records ready for MTD.

Contact us

Julia-Poulter
Julia Poulter
Partner, Non Profits
London