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About Us

We aim to build a better every day, always thinking beyond and how we can have a positive impact.

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Who We Help

We help you make strategic decisions, achieve your long-term objectives, reduce costs and grow your bottom line, whilst also keeping you fully compliant with the latest tax obligations.

73 Cornhill

London, EC3V 3QQ

Our Services

Property structuring

Property structuring

Your key to tax-efficient property investment

Whether you’re a seasoned overseas property investor or just getting started in the property market, the value of effective property structuring can never be overestimated. Our experts are dedicated to helping you design a property structure that maximises your gains and minimises costs.

Property structuring

How can our advisers help?

Advice on different options for holding UK property

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Holding UK rental properties (residential or commercial) through an offshore company can attract the maximum rate of tax on UK rental profits to 25%. We can support you in finding the best option for holding a UK property based on your individual circumstances.

Advice on different options for holding UK property

Advice on the tax implications of the various structures

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We will work with you to understand your personal and business goals in order to propose the most tax efficient property ownership structures for you. Factors that may influence this include potential succession planning, development plans or long term investment plans.

Advice on the tax implications of the various structures

Advice for non-resident landlords

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Non-resident landlords are subject to UK tax on UK rental profits at rates of up to 45%, therefore understanding your tax obligations in full are essential. Knowing when you need to register with HMRC, when tax returns should be filed and understanding the tax regime you fall under are all elements we can support you with.

Advice for non-resident landlords

VAT advice on acquisitions of commercial property or on development

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Purchasing a property in the UK? We can support you in your property transaction, identifying recoverable VAT, identifying VAT liability, Options to Tax and advising whether the reverse charge applies to you.

VAT advice on acquisitions of commercial property or on development

UK tax registration and Self-Assessment

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Unsure whether you need to complete a UK tax return? Our team can support you in your UK tax registration and with the preparation and submission of annual tax returns to ensure you remain compliant with UK tax law.

UK tax registration and Self-Assessment

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings

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If your business owns UK residential property valued at £500,000 or more, you may be liable to pay Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED). We can guide you through the process of valuing your property, securing eligible reliefs and ensuring full compliance.

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings

Inheritance planning

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Our advisers can help you plan the most efficient way to pass down your wealth as well as advise on the tax implications involved.

Inheritance planning

Register of overseas entities

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Our experts can help you understand if your entity meets the registration criteria for ROE, guide you throughout the process and attend with the registrations and annual updates with Companies House.

Register of overseas entities
Advice on different options for holding UK property
Advice on the tax implications of the various structures
Advice for non-resident landlords
VAT advice on acquisitions of commercial property or on development
UK tax registration and Self-Assessment
Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings
Inheritance planning
Register of overseas entities

Get in touch

Remember that there is no one-size-fits-all approach when it comes to structuring UK property, yet there are a number of key factors to consider before you decide to invest.

Our Property Structuring team is here to discuss your objectives and make sure you don’t put a foot wrong when planning your investment. Many clients come to us looking to generate retirement income, purchase a premises for their business or simply build their property portfolio. Whatever your objectives, we can help set you on the path to success.

We’d be happy to arrange a free consultation – simply fill in the enquiry form or call us on the number below.

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OUR EXPERTS

Our Property structuring team

Why choose us

Why Gerald Edelman?

Investing in property is a big commitment that can be highly rewarding, especially for those that make shrewd decisions when structuring their portfolio. Rather than simply buying property and hoping for the best, you need to make sure you purchase the property within the right legal framework and under the most tax beneficial structure.

Whether it’s in your name, jointly with another individual, within a trust, as a company or otherwise, our property structuring advisers will make sure your assets stay protected and in a position to generate maximum return on your investment. There is no simple ‘right or wrong’ choice when structuring property, every option has its pros and cons depending on your personal needs and goals.

We draw on decades of experience supporting individuals and businesses to make the right decisions with property investment – and we can do the same for you. Get in touch via the ‘Contact’ button above to arrange a free initial consultation with one of our team, or discover more about the property structuring services we offer below.

common questions

Frequently asked questions

How can property structuring benefit me as a property investor?

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Property structuring can benefit you in many ways, from optimising your tax liabilities to safeguarding your assets and enabling a smooth transition and transfer of assets during estate and succession planning. A strong framework is crucial to make informed decisions that lead to portfolio growth and long-term success in the housing market.

Do you work with both individuals and businesses?

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Yes, our advisers work with both individuals and businesses, and our services are tailored to meet the needs of our broad client base. Whether you’re an individual looking to optimise your personal property investments or a business seeking strategic structuring solutions for your commercial assets, we have the expertise needed to set your affairs in the right order.

What will I receive from my free consultation?

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During your consultation we’ll discuss your property goals and start mapping out a plan to structure your assets in the most optimal way. We will also discuss any potential opportunities and risks that may come into play further down the line.