Section 24

Section 24

What does the Budget mean for property?

13 March, 20170 Comments
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, has delivered his first and last Spring Budget. If you’re a landlord, a homeowner, you’re saving to get on the property ladder, or you’re renting in London, read Portico London estate agent’s summary of how the Budget will affect you… I’m a landlord – how am I affected?
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Free Landlord Tax Tutorials

27 February, 20171 Comments
Thousands of landlords and their accountants have download the free Landlord Tax Tutorials written by The Landlords Union via a page on the Property118 landlord news forum. For full details please see the link below. LINK >>> https://www.property118.com/Tax118 Got something to say? Please click here to get involved in the live discussion now! Related topics:
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Housing minister claims buy to let tax changes will only affect 20% of landlords

26 January, 20170 Comments
Housing minister Gavin Barwell says recent changes to buy to let mortgage interest relief and stamp duty will only affect a small proportion of landlords. According to an ARLA report from a meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for the Private Rented Sector earlier this month – attended by Barwell – the minister quoted
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Stop the mass UK tenant evictions and forced rent increases caused by Section 24 PETITION

16 December, 20160 Comments
A new petition on Change.org was started this week to encourage tenants to speak out about section 24. Please sign and share it: CLICK TO SIGN. Got something to say? Please click here to get involved in the live discussion now! Related topics: Landlords and tenants benefit from a new type of tenant reference: The ‘Referencing Passport’
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Eviction of residential tenants Q&A – Part two

21 November, 20160 Comments
Our thanks to all those who attended our webinar in October. We had several questions from participants and bring you the second round of answers to these in part two of our Q&A. You can find part one here. If you have any other questions about evicting tenants under section 42 (s42) of the County
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Half a million landlords to be hit by tax changes – Are you prepared?

20 October, 20160 Comments
Landlords fighting to prevent punitive tax relief changes for buy-to-let income, being introduced in April 2017, saw their bid to take their case to Judicial Review quashed at the beginning of this month. On the 6th of October 2016, the High Court refused permission for a Judicial Review of Section 24 of the Finance Act (No.2 2015). This
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Judicial Review of Section 24 – Tenant Tax | Fundraising deadline extended

04 May, 20160 Comments
A record-breaking crowd-funding campaign which has seen £100,000 raised since the start of 2016, to fund a Judicial Review of Section 24, has now been extended until the end of June. Steve Bolton, Founder and Chairman of Platinum Property Partners (Platinum), and fellow landlord Chris Cooper, are calling on all landlords, tenants, letting agents and others who
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Judicial Review of Section 24 – Tenant Tax | Another £50K raised in two weeks

28 April, 20161 Comments
Following a record-breaking crowd-funding campaign, which saw £50,000 raised in just eight days, to launch a legal case against the Government on ‘ludicrous’ buy-to-let tax relief changes, the co-claimants have now completed phase two in just two weeks! Steve Bolton, Founder and Chairman of Platinum Property Partners (Platinum), and fellow landlord Chris Cooper, are calling
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