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Property Trumps Pensions for Generating Wealth

Property Trumps Pensions for Generating Wealth

Property investment will make more money than a workplace pension, according to a new study. (more…)
Mortgage Brokers Tipping Off HMRC About Landlord Tax Evasion

Mortgage Brokers Tipping Off HMRC About Landlord Tax Evasion

The tax man has deputised mortgage brokers to tip them off if they suspect customers are failing report their rental profits. (more…)
Tax Tribunal Rules Out Landlord Dad’s Claim for Paying Son

Tax Tribunal Rules Out Landlord Dad’s Claim for Paying Son

The right for landlords to deduct paying a relative working in their property business was highlighted in a case before a tax tribunal. (more…)
Former Letting Agent Escapes Jail for Stealing Rents and Deposits

Former Letting Agent Escapes Jail for Stealing Rents and Deposits

A letting agent tried has escaped jail after trying to bolster his failing business by spending money paid by tenants to secure their rented homes. (more…)

Gas Safety Record Required Before Occupation

Under regulation 36 The Gas Safety (Installation and Use) Regulations 1998, landlords have certain duties in relation to gas appliances within their properties. A gas safety record (some people incorrectly refer to it as a "certificate") is required within 12 months of the first install of an appliance and thereafter no more than 12 monthly ...
Introducing Buy to Let Finance for Landlords

Introducing Buy to Let Finance for Landlords

We are pleased to inform you about a new service we are able to introduce to for landlord finance such as buy to let mortgages via Commercial Expert. (more…)
Landlords Can Still Claim Billions in Tax Breaks

Landlords Can Still Claim Billions in Tax Breaks

Landlords claimed £17.5 billion in buy to let tax breaks last year – and despite plans to increase taxes, landlords will still be handed billions by the state to subsidise their property rental businesses. (more…)
Property Investor or Running a Buy to Let Business?

Property Investor or Running a Buy to Let Business?

The annual tax filing countdown is underway for landlords – and many are confused about if they are running a business or investing in property. (more…)
London Mayor Names and Shames Rogue Landlords

London Mayor Names and Shames Rogue Landlords

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has finally lifted the covers off a database of rogue landlords in London. (more…)
Paying Tax May Become a Council Landlord Licence Condition

Paying Tax May Become a Council Landlord Licence Condition

Landlords signing up to council licensing schemes will have to pass a tax check if HM Revenue & Customs gets its way with a new policy proposal. (more…)