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  The LandlordZONE® Christmas Prize Draw

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Capital Gains Tax allowance raised in Budget

  Capital Gains Tax allowance raised in Budget

Personal Allowances & CGT:

Investors and second home owners, and landlords, will be pleased to hear one piece of good news in this November’s budget: the Chancellor has raised the personal capital gains tax (CGT) allowance which means individuals will be able to will be able to keep more of their gains when they sell…

 
 

Buy-to-let mortgages for holiday lets breaks lending rules…

  Buy-to-let mortgages for holiday lets breaks lending rules…

Short-term holiday lets:

Mortgage brokers are being warned that they could be struck off lending panels if they are complicit in providing buy-to-let loans on properties that are being used for holiday lets.

Following recent changes to landlord taxation, there has been a surge in lettings through the holiday let rental market using websites like…

 
 

Self-Assessment Tax Returns for landlords

  Self-Assessment Tax Returns for landlords

Current Taxation Rates:

Landlords don’t always think of themselves as self-employed or running a business, particularly if they have just one property let out. But HM Revenue and Customers think differently. Anyone making money from let property is legally required to complete a self-assessment tax return every year, or risk the possibility of a fine.

 
 

Rent-a-Room tax relief could be restricted for short lets

  Rent-a-Room tax relief could be restricted for short lets

Tax Relief & Holiday Lettings

The Rent-a-Room scheme is a tax relief designed to encourage homeowners to provide accommodation for lodgers, the theory being that this facilitates flexibility and mobility in the national workforce.

However, HMRC, though they have denied any intended changes, have evidence that the scheme may be being abused by homeowners using…

 
 

CTG inflation proofing for companies abolished...

  CTG inflation proofing for companies abolished...

Company Capital Gains Tax:

One of the measures introduced by the November Budget earlier this week will affect those landlords who buy properties through companies.

Since the removal of mortgage interest relief (a tapering reduction over 4 years) there has been a move by a considerable number of landlords to buy, or at least consider…

 
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