Update from HMRC – Tax support for landlords

03 November, 20170 Comments
Are you a new landlord, or a landlord who just needs a refresher? If so, HMRC has the online help and support you need. These live webinars will provide an overview on the tax treatment of income and expenses for renting out UK property, furnished holiday lettings and the rent a room scheme. Join from
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Landlords, EPCs and Expenses: What’s Changing For The Rental Market

29 September, 20170 Comments
Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) have been used as a measure of a property’s energy efficiency for over a decade. First introduced as part of Home Information Packs for those buying and selling homes, they’ve gradually crept into the rental market. From April 2018, UK landlords will have to hit a minimum EPC level before renting
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Digital support from HMRC | Income from property for individuals

19 September, 20170 Comments
For new and prospective landlords, this live, interactive webinar explains the different types of income from property, allowable expenses and a landlord’s responsibilities to HMRC. Join from a computer, tablet or smartphone and use the on screen text box to ask questions. Th‌ur‌sd‌ay 5 Oc‌to‌be‌r – 1‌0a‌m to 1‌1a‌m     Mo‌nd‌ay 1‌6 Oc‌to‌be‌r – 2p‌m to
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Property Tax is Getting to Be Taxing for Landlords

01 March, 20170 Comments
While the general rule regarding the law and tax in particular is that ignorance is no excuse, it’s easy to see why many buy-to-let landlords have been left confused and concerned over a flurry of recent tax changes.  Here is a brief explanation of the three key changes and what they mean. Stamp duty surcharge
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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 >>> Got something to say? Please click here to get involved in the live discussion now! Related topics:
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Landlords advised not to replace furniture until April

23 February, 20161 Comments
According to accountants Blick Rothenberg LLP; Landlords should wait to replace any furniture in rental properties until 6th April 2016 which is when the 10% wear and tear allowance is being replaced and costs become deductible under a new tax relief. Robert Pullen, personal tax manager at Blick Rothenberg, commented on this statement: “From April
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George Osborne Tax Relief Pensions

More Tax Relief Cuts – Could you lose a third of your pension in tax changes?

18 January, 20160 Comments
Osborne’s plans that may see workers lose out on tens of thousands of pounds   George Osborne is trying to save billions by dramatically cutting the amount of tax relief the Government offers or even scrapping it altogether; causing middle class savers to lose up to a third of their pension pots. Workers currently earning
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Yet another blow to amateur buy-to-let investors

31 December, 20150 Comments
George Osborne last week announced in his Spending Review and Autumn Statement that he is introducing an additional 3% to the existing rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) on purchases of additional residential properties, such as buy-to-lets and second homes from 1st April
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