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UK Self Storage Industry Doing Fine In Spite of Additional Taxes

by Kim Kilpatrick May 30, 2013 11:35 PM
In the United States there are plenty of jokes that make the rounds every April in reference to paying taxes. Folks do not necessarily like to do it, but the law is the law—it has to be done whether you’re an individual or business. Tax issues are not germane to the U.S. though. Folks in the UK have issues with taxes just as much as in the United States— just ask the self storage industry there. [More]

VAT Not Hurting UK Self Storage Company

by John Stevens February 20, 2013 12:37 AM
No one wants to pay the government any more in taxes than they have to. They especially do not want to have to start paying an additional amount after having grown accustomed to paying a lower amount. That is what many in the self storage industry in the UK have been faced with since a value added tax has been added to their industry. [More]

UK Self Storage Companies to be Hit With VAT Soon

by Kim Kilpatrick July 10, 2012 6:03 PM
Growing a business in a market where it does not have an established foot hold already is pretty challenging. Getting a business to turn a profit is a task that many regretfully do not succeed in doing. If you are one of those that are able to establish a foothold and turn a profit the last thing you want to do is start giving the government a piece of the pie, small or large. [More]

Big Changes Ahead for Self Storage Industry in the UK

by John Stevens March 22, 2012 9:07 PM
The self storage industry is poised for growth in the UK. Businesses have really latched on to the idea of using self storage units to full fill their storage needs, and thousands of private individuals enjoy having the extra space at home that having a self storage unit allows them to have. Starting in October, that storage space will likely cost them a little bit more. [More]