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Pantone Xmas ball 165 Christmas Message from College and County

A year of consolidation for College and County; after a period of rapid growth, we have had to adjust systems to ensure clients experience the same personalised service that they were used to when we were a little smaller. Some new staff have brought fresh eyes to how things should be done…….which is all very…

Untitled Tax Efficient Conveyancing for Property Buyers and Sellers

Many of the members questions posted on the forums at Property118 are about buying, selling and owning properties in the most tax efficient manner. It appears to be quite rare for conveyancing solicitors to advise their clients on the most tax efficient property ownership structure and many lawyers appear to simply act on instructions to…

HouseMoney-Acknowledge-Images-of-Money-on-Flickr Stamp Duty Changes; Implications for Investors

On the face of it, the changes to SDLT in yesterdays Autumn Statement will be good news for all buyers of property under £925k and this should have benefits for clients looking to invest in Oxford. Sadly, however in such a hot market, it is likely that sellers will simply add the differential to the…

_72961798_3 Oxford Parkway Station and potential investment opportunities in Kidlington

Soon to be opening in the summer of 2015 is a new rail link connecting Oxford and London Marylebone in just under an hour – the first rail link to be built in Oxford for over 80 years! A recently demolished site just off the A34 and A44 (between Kidlington and Oxford) will be home…

HMRC_2293694b HMRC target landlords

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are targeting landlords in a new campaign, which is expected to run until March 2015. However, landlords are being offered the chance to come forward voluntarily throughout the entire period that the disclosure opportunity remains open. Landlords that come forward voluntarily under the scheme to disclose any unpaid tax, whether…