Archive for the ‘Landlords’ Category

Landlords-Tax-Returns-10-Common-Mistakes Buy-to-let landlord? Don’t forget your January tax return

There’s more to being a landlord than collecting rental payments and deposits. Paying your tax is one job you really need to be on top of – and the clock is ticking. You must complete the online tax return by 31 January (if you’ve not paid in another way by 31 October 2014) having registered…

Untitled Tax Efficient Conveyancing for Property Buyers and Sellers

Many of the members questions posted on the forums at Property118 are about buying, selling and owning properties in the most tax efficient manner. It appears to be quite rare for conveyancing solicitors to advise their clients on the most tax efficient property ownership structure and many lawyers appear to simply act on instructions to…

HMRC_2293694b HMRC target landlords

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are targeting landlords in a new campaign, which is expected to run until March 2015. However, landlords are being offered the chance to come forward voluntarily throughout the entire period that the disclosure opportunity remains open. Landlords that come forward voluntarily under the scheme to disclose any unpaid tax, whether…

Trends in Residential Property

There can be little doubt that the reality of the systemic undersupply of residential property in the UK has changed the landscape of Tenure for the foreseeable future. That this change seems set to continue is heartening for investment landlords, but the increasing political interest in the sector has brought uncertainties to play that will…

AXA Landlords. Are you putting yourself at risk?

AXA have recently conducted a study into tenants, and are concerned that landlords are putting themselves at risk. Having looked into the research, AXA have found the following surprising statistics 26% of tenants pay their rent late (equivalent to 2,158,000 tenants nationwide). One in 10 tenants admits to having done a moonlight flit to avoid…