Why Choose AK Tax As Your Property Accountant?

account manager
Full support from dedicated property team
pile of coins
Fixed monthly cost including business & personal tax returns
till icon
Straightforward Advice
pound in the hand
Pay Less Tax
Icon Expert Advice
Excellent Customer Service
online accounts
Real-time Xero software for landlords

Accounting for Property Investors

The property market in Kent is strong relative to the rest of the country and surrounding counties. Easy access to London and Europe are just two of the factors driving the property market in Medway in particular. High demand for housing as home buyers opt to relocate out of London makes investments in Kent property an attractive option.

Our specialist property accountants act for a range of Kent property businesses including buy to let landlords, second homeowners, residential & commercial construction companies, property developers & property investors as well as property-related businesses such as estate agents, architects, surveyors, engineers and all of the associated trades.

Property accountancy is a complex area so it pays to work with a property accountancy firm with experience in the sector and in-depth knowledge of property tax and related accounting issues.

Our expertise includes:

tick Property accounts
tick Buy-to-let tax advice
tick Mortgage interest relief
tick Undeclared rental income
tick Property company ownership structure
tick Construction Industry Scheme (CIS)
tick Tax-efficient structures for property businesses
tick Property VAT planning

Get in touch

Want to find out how we can help?

01634 540 040

Book a free consultation


Property Accountancy Packages

We have packages to suit most needs, however, if it’s not quite tailored enough then please get in touch as bespoke packages are always an option.



For larger businesses or those with more complex needs.

Custom Pricing

Learn more

AK Advantage


For growing businesses that need more support.

£229 + VAT

Learn more

AK Startup+


For businesses just starting out.

£119 + VAT

Learn more

Accounting package for the self-employed

Self-Assessment Tax Return

We'll ensure that your numbers add up, saving you time and stress.

£300 + VAT

Learn more

Our Property & Landlord Accountancy Services

We take care of all of your specialist property & landlord requirements.


What Our Clients Say

  • I needed some help getting my tax affairs in order. The AK Tax team sorted me out and then made everything easy going forward. Great service.

    Edward Felton Avatar Edward Felton

    Excellent relationships on a B2B level - handles our filings and queries with ease taking time to explain which is a rarity today. A vital part of my business model, and a valuable person to know.

    MSC Accountancy Avatar MSC Accountancy

    We pass many high-value transactions through our property companies, and AK Tax & Accountancy have always helped us to get things sorted out. We have also been able to move onto Xero software which has made the bookkeeping so much easier. We have been with this company for a number of years and I have no hesitation in writing this strong review. A good company to work with!

    steve gray Avatar steve gray
  • Medfab Ltd have been working with Andy for 2 years now, the service and expertise is 2nd to none. I have had other accountants in the past that came highly recommended but are nowhere in the slightest to the calibre you receive fr AK Tax and accountancy. regards Kevin Harris Medfab ltd Managing Director,

    stephen Nichols Avatar stephen Nichols

    AK Tax are a fantastic company that I wish we'd found years ago. As a small business, we do the reconciling and basic things ourselves, so it's really helpful to have a low cost accountant to check things over and answer any questions we've got. Really good service and value!

    Perry Coppen Avatar Perry Coppen

    I was looking for a firm of accountants who use Xero as I needed all the facilities it offers. Andy at AK Tax is a great guy and he made the whole process really simple. I really like the fixed fee packages as it means I know what my outgoings are each month. Even though they're based in Kent working with my accountant online is easy and I'm always up-to-date with how the business is performing.

    Paul Morris Avatar Paul Morris

Property accounts

The way that property transactions are reflected in your accounts is key to reducing the amount of tax that you pay. A thorough understanding of property accounting rules and how to apply them is crucial. With our property accounting service, all of your financial information is pulled together in real-time so you can always see how well your property business is performing. You’ll be able to accurately judge where to make investments as well as see what is costing you money.

Buy-to-let (BTL) tax advice

Whether you have a single BTL property or a whole portfolio you will benefit from careful tax planning in order to stay in the right side of the law as well as to minimise the amount of tax that you pay. Understanding the specific accounting and tax rules is complicated so it pays to get specialist advice. We can help you prepare rental income statements, advise on tax allowable expenses, how to use tax losses and Capital Gains Tax & Inheritance Tax. We will also prepare your annual Self Assessment Tax Return and show your tax position so that you know how much you are owed or are due.

london street

Mortgage interest relief

Under previous rules, pre-April 2017, you could deduct mortgage costs and other associated fees alongside other cost related to your property before working out your taxable profit. When the new regime fully takes effect in April 2020 you will no longer be able to do this if the property is held by an individual rather than a company. This means that the higher your income and the more that you borrow, the greater the impact will be. We can advise you on your best course of action based on your circumstances whether that means setting up a company, selling unprofitable properties or offsetting tax by reducing your costs.

Undeclared rental income

The Let Property Campaign is designed to encourage people with rental properties to voluntarily come forward and declare undisclosed rental income. If you have been targeted by HMRC we can help you lower any potential penalties as well as help you negotiate an affordable payment plan.

Property company ownership structure

AK Tax offers property businesses advice on the most efficient ownership structures for both short term and long term strategies including sole or joint ownership, investment company, trading company, pension fund, LLP or Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV). The decision as to whether to hold property in a particular structure is not a straight forward one. The tax issues related to moving from one structure to the next are particularly complicated. We help our clients understand the advantages and disadvantages of each structure and which best suits their objectives.

Property VAT planning

Property developers and investors need to consider the VAT implications of buying or developing a property prior to any transactions take place. Converting commercial sites into residential property has particularly complicated implications. It is crucial that the correct approach is taken at the outset because there can be a significant impact on the purchase price or the rent paid on property especially for businesses that are not registered for VAT. AK Tax can ensure that you make the right decisions by advising on the pros and cons of “opting to tax”, reclaiming VAT, your SDLT liability and Transfer of Going Concern (TOGC) rules.

Explore our latest blogs

Tax Planning Strategies for your Business: Maximising Deductions and Credits

Investing in a strategic approach to tax planning is crucial to ensuring your business is in the best possible position to drive growth and optimise your financial resources. Tax regulations and laws can be difficult to navigate, quickly becoming overwhelming for even experienced teams. To help you get started on your tax planning journey, let’s […]

Read more

The Benefits of Outsourcing Payroll for SMEs

Although it can be tempting to want to handle every element of your business yourself on an in-house basis, outsourcing certain tasks and functions can ease some of the pressure on your shoulders and ensure you are spending both your time and your resources wisely. There are many benefits inherent in outsourcing payroll, so let’s […]

Read more

Navigating Tax Changes in 2024: What your Business Need to Know

The year 2024 brings significant changes to the UK tax landscape, impacting small businesses across the country. Understanding these changes and their implications is crucial for business owners to make informed decisions and adapt their strategies accordingly.  Here, we delve into the key tax changes affecting businesses in 2024 and provide actionable insights for navigating […]

Read more

Read more from our blog


Get in touch

Please complete the form and we'll be in touch as soon as possible.

    Get in touch

    Whether you’re starting up or you’re an established business, we’ll make your work with us as easy as humanly possible – starting from the time you get in touch. Just call us on 01634 540040 or complete the form below and we’ll get back to you ASAP.