Our tax and land and property teams work together to provide tax planning advice on sale, purchase and lease transactions as well as ongoing issues for farms, estates, development land and renewable energy projects, particularly in the following areas:
- capital gains tax advice to landowners selling land directly to, or a joint venture with, a developer;
- inheritance tax advice on the structuring of farm and estate interests to make maximum use of agricultural and business property reliefs;
- tax advice on the structuring of wind turbine and hydro scheme renewable projects;
- Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) planning across a broad range of transactions and circumstances including purchases, restructurings and leases. We have a particular expertise in providing advice on the complex issues raised by the LBTT rules concerning partnerships and property investment partnerships;
- VAT issues on the transfer of land and businesses holding land.