Wondering about houses in multiple occupation (HMOs) and property licensing?

A residential property occupied by three or more occupants with shared facilities is what defines an HMO. You must be licensed if you are an HMO with five or more occupants. Licensing can come under three categories. Legally required licensing is called mandatory licensing. This is specifically required by the Housing Act 2004. The only…Read More

What is an option to tax for Land and Buildings?

The VAT rules can become a bit more complex when it comes to land and buildings. To clarify and simplify matters, the UK government has issued VAT Notice 742A, which outlines the rules and procedures for opting to tax land and buildings. In this blog, we’ll provide a summary of the key points covered in…Read More

What happens if I made losses on my rental property in the tax year?

Much like your main residence, your rental property will need more touching up than others. Some years you may need to replace a few more items than you would hope and ultimately you may end up spending more on the property than you receive in rental income. Perhaps you’ve stopped renting your property for a…Read More

What is Private Residence Relief and how does it arise?

Private residence relief (PPR) applies to the sale of a residence that has been an individual’s only or principal residence for the period of time they have owned it. If you sell a property, once rented out, you will have to pay Capital Gains Tax within 60 days of selling the property. This tax is…Read More

Transferring a property into my Limited Company

If you are a private landlord owning multiple properties, you will be paying tax via your self-assessment tax return at your marginal rate of tax, this could be up to 45% if you’re an additional rate taxpayer. This tax is due on your profits (income minus expenses), and mortgage interest is not an allowable expense,…Read More

What is Private Residence Relief and how does it arise?

Private residence relief (PPR) applies to the sale of a residence that has been an individual’s only or principal residence for the period of time they have owned it. If you sell a property, once rented out, you will have to pay Capital Gains Tax within 60 days of selling the property. This tax is…Read More

How to claim ATED annual charge relief? 

Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings (ATED), is an annual return and tax that is due to be submitted and paid to HMRC if your limited company owns a UK residential property valued at more than £500,000.  There are reliefs and exemptions available and please feel free to contact us at PJCO if you are unsure…Read More

MTD for Income Tax for Landlords from April 2024

MTD for ITSA forms a critical building block of the government’s 10-year strategy, which seeks to make the tax system more sustainable and efficient, to improve productivity of businesses, and to better support taxpayers. The Government hopes the shift to Make Tax Digital will give us one of the world’s most digitally advanced tax administrations,…Read More

Autumn Budget 2022 Key Points

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