Month: February 2004

Selling Your Overseas Property

  There are two main reasons why your overseas property isn't selling; either it is overpriced or you have chosen an incorrect selling strategy. In order to sell your overseas property you will need the best agent and most importantly, you need to be prepared…

Tax tips when purchasing

  Research or obtain tax advice on all aspects of your investments - tax on purchase, tax when renting/holding the property and tax on ultimate sale or transfer (gift/inheritance tax). Click on the country specific tax details for each at www.dgitax.com which summarises tax rates…

Tax tips when selling / transferring

  Keep a record of all purchase costs - legal fees, transfer taxes, travel costs (in some countries), renovation costs etc. Some renovation costs may be deemed maintenance and allowed against rental income, others will be treated as 'substantially altering the property' in which case…

Choosing the Right Retail Location

  Choosing the right retail location could be the difference between business success and failure therefore it is important to take your time when making your decision. There are many factors to consider when choosing a retail location and by asking the following questions and…

Financing A New Business

  In an ideal world, you should start your own business without any third party funding. However, depending on the size and nature of the business this is not always possible and serious investment may be required to get your business from an idea to…

Business Energy Saving Tips

  Why does business throw away money?In Europe 40% of our energy use is consumed in buildings, more than by industry or transport. There is great potential for energy savings in this field, often at little cost. According to the ESB most companies could reduce…
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