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Annual investment allowance ('AIA')The AIA is generally aimed at small to medium sized businesses and investors and enables Capital Allowances of 100% to be claimed on most types of purchases of plant or machinery, excluding cars.In recent years HMRC has tinkered with the AIA and up to December 2015, maximum rates have varied between £25,000 and £500,000. From 1 January 2016 ...
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Structural and buildings allowance ('SBA') On 29th October 2018 the Government announced the introduction of the SBA for all new projects starting on or after this date. The SBA is an annual allowance is calculated on the cost of the buildings and given at a rate of 2% on the straight line basis over 50 years. In practice this means the cost of the land will have to be extracted from the new ...
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