Ben de Waal

The Fiscal Incentives Group Ltd

Ben is a Chartered Surveyor who established The Fiscal Incentives Group in June 2015 having previously been a tax partner at legacy companies including Crosher & James, Davis Langdon and AECOM. Ben has been specialising in tax incentives for property investors and developers since 1995.

He specialises in Land Remediation Relief and currently advises many of the volume housebuilders and developers of complex brownfield sites. He has overseen in excess of £2.5bn worth of claims since enactment of the relief in 2001 and has successfully negotiated a number of key entitlement and eligibility issues with HMRC.

He is a strong advocate of brownfield development and has worked extensively with the Environmental Industries Commission and Home Builders Federation to develop awareness of the Land Remediation Relief regime and to lobby for modifications to the relief to make it more responsive to the challenges of developing contaminated land.

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Tax Incentives for Brownfield Development – Best Practice for Developers

The seminar session will provide a summary of the key entitlement and eligibility criteria for the tax incentives associated with brownfield development and will provide an overview of best practice approaches to maximise the tax relief available including an insight into current Inland Revenue practice. The session is aimed at property developers, local authorities and land owners as well as environmental consultants and those procuring and delivering remediation works.


  • Peter Dumble: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Peter Dumble - Using real-time monitoring for rapid assessment of remediation strategy effectiveness

  • Tony Thompson: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Tony Thompson - After Grenfell – the renewed need for emergency preparedness

  • Gary Norris: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Gary Norris - The emergence of highly efficient invasive weed control membranes

  • Peter Atchison: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Peter Atchison - Principals and Practices of Ground Gas

  • Lee Taylor: Speaking at the Contamination Expo

    Lee Taylor - Managing H&S Compliance with Antiquated Systems