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26th November 2015
Buy to let landlords face another tax blow as Chancellor George Osborne increases stamp duty rates for the purchase of investment properties. From April 2016, stamp duty rates will have a surcharge of 3% for purchases of homes valued at more than £40,000 intended as rental properties or second homes. “More and... ... more »
24th November 2015
Landlords who are currently looking to sell their property have named the Government’s plans to reduce buy to let tax relief as the main reason for their plans. The survey, undertaken by Your Move and Reeds Rains, was answered by over 1,200 landlords. 50% of participants stated the fact that... ... more »
20th November 2015
The term ‘Generation Rent’ has entered the public conscious a long time ago, with an approximate 9 million tenants in England alone at the moment. Many foresee this trend to rent rather than to buy to last, including accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) who released an economic report this summer, forecasting... ... more »
19th November 2015
Property investors letting shared houses face a major shake-up of the licensing system in a bid to root out rogue landlords. ... more »
18th November 2015
It’s easy for landlords to fall into some simple tax traps when completing self-assessment returns. Some of them can make a significant difference to the amount of tax they pay – and also leave them open for fines for making careless errors on their tax returns. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC)... ... more »