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Are local property levies tax deductible?

Our subscriber converted a commercial property to flats which he intends to let, but he’s now received an unexpected bill from his local authority for the community infrastructure levy (CIL). Is the tax deductible from his rental income? More...


Holiday lets - read the small print

Last tax year you started letting a property as a holiday let. The trouble is that to qualify for the special tax breaks it must be let for 105 days in the tax year and you didn’t reach this figure. Is there a way around this rule? More...


Residential buy-to-let tax planning

As a residential landlord you’ll know that HMRC is reducing tax relief on interest you pay on loans used to buy properties to let. Transferring a let property to a company is one way to avoid this, but is there a better alternative? More...


The noose tightens on buy-to-let finance

Phasing in of the restriction for tax relief on finance costs began in 2017/18. The next stage takes effect on 6 April 2018. What do you need to know and how can you minimise the impact? More...


Another sting in the tail for landlords

From 6 April 2017 the tax relief on finance costs relating to let residential property will be restricted. The amount of the restriction can be affected by your other income, but working it out is far from plain sailing. What do you need to know? More...


Rental losses and the new restriction on finance costs

From 6 April 2017 the tax relief for loan interest and other finance expenses relating to let residential property will be restricted. How will this affect current and future losses from your buy-to-let property? More...


Landlords challenge to new rules fails

In October 2016 a judge blocked the “Axe the tenant tax” challenge to the government’s decision to cut tax relief on buy-to-let loans. What’s the full story? More...


Letting expenses - bring on the replacements

Since April 2016 residential landlords have been entitled to a new tax deduction when they buy domestic items for their properties. It has a wider effect than the wear and tear allowance it replaces, but will it make you better off? More...


Incorporating your property rental business

In the Autumn Statement 2015 the Chancellor hit the buy-to-let sector with extra tax for the second time in a matter of months, but again corporate landlords seem to escape. Should you be considering incorporating your rental business? More...


Avoiding the tax relief trap on buy-to-let loans

To avoid the loss of tax relief on loan interest you’re considering using a company to enter into the buy-to-let market. However, a colleague says this will mean extra tax charges compared with personally owning properties. Is he right? More...
Last updated: 28.05.2020

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