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18th August 2015
Landlords are refusing to let homes to migrants so they do not have to comply with Right to Rent rules, according to research into a pilot scheme running in the West Midlands. Since December, anyone renting out a home in the region has to ensure the tenant has the right to... ... more »
4th August 2015
Buy to let landlords face a host of new laws aimed at tackling renting homes to illegal immigrants and failing to maintain housing standards. In a new wide ranging Immigration Bill, Communities Minster Greg Clark has outlined a host of new measures. ... more »
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 »