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Social Housing

Helping those who work in the social housing sector.

Foundations: Spring 2020

Our Spring edition of Foundations includes: 

  • COVID 19: What planning should registered providers be undertaking?
  • Employment law changes: Housing associations need to be ready for April’s changes
  • VAT recovery: Why you should review your partial exemption method before 30 April
  • Off payroll working: What do you need to do to prepare for 6 April?
  • Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting summary
  • VAT after Brexit: How will leaving the EU change the UK VAT system?
  • Meet the team: 60 seconds with Julia Poulter
  • Managing tax in housing: Our survey of tax management in housing associations
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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

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. 
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.
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. 
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