Monthly Archives: February 2017

HMRC guide to property letting & tax

HMRC have released the latest version of their e-learning guide, Letting out property.

Split into sections to make it simple to find what you need, the guide covers different types of property income, expenses, tax returns and much more.

They’ve also introduced a ‘News’ section so we can keep you up to date with the latest from HMRC on property letting.

A useful guide you can refer to time and again – suitable for both experienced landlords and those new to letting out property.

Help when you need it, at your fingertips.

Simple guide to the buy-to-let tax relief changes

Are you confused by the upcoming changes in tax changes for buy to let income? The change to mortgage interest relief was first announced in the 2015 emergency Budget. Since then it’s become variously known as Section 24, The Alice In Wonderland Tax and The Tenant Tax – whatever you call it, a whole lot… Continue Reading

Section 21 – Required Information for Tenants

All tenancies (including renewals but not tenancies that continue on a statutory periodic basis) that started after the 1st October 2015 are now subject to new regulations associated with the service of Section 21 notices. You must provide your tenants with the following documents at the commencement of the tenancy: A copy of the AST… Continue Reading

Blacklist of Bad Landlords to be Published

An official blacklist of bad landlords and letting agents will be introduced by the government from October 1. The database will cover property people who are convicted of housing offences in England. These are mainly aimed at landlords with houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) who are found guilty of running a home without a licence… Continue Reading