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29th July 2015
The new wear and tear relief for landlords is a major upgrade of the current rules which will benefit thousands of landlords. Accountants, landlord bodies and tax experts criticised Chancellor George Osborne for allowing HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to withdraw a concession for landlords to claim the costs of replacing... ... more »
21st July 2015
Keeping good financial records is becoming more important for businesses as the tax man cracks down on suspected tax dodgers. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has won £750 million extra funding from the government to tackle tax avoidance and is highlighting business expenses as one area of risk. ... more »
15th July 2015
The great buy to let mortgage boom may not be all it seems, according to latest official data from lenders. Although £2.5 billion was advanced to property investors in May, more than half the cash – £1.4 billion – was for remortgaging rather than buying new homes. ... more »
14th July 2015
Councils across the UK appear to have adopted a no-nonsense approach to unsafe HMO properties following a number of successful prosecutions against negligent landlords. Individual fines by the courts have reached the tens of thousands of pounds, which is a big wake-up call to those who are not abiding by the... ... more »
9th July 2015
Buy-to-let landlords expected to lose mortgage interest tax relief in Chancellor George Osborne’s Summer Budget, but came away relieved to keep at least some of the tax break as some wealthier landlords are left counting the cost to their businesses. ... more »