Private Residence Relief and Deemed Occupation: Understanding Capital Gains Tax

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) can often be a significant consideration for property owners upon disposal of their assets. However, certain reliefs, such as Principal Private Residence (PPR) relief, can significantly reduce or eliminate the CGT liability, particularly when the property has been used as a primary residence throughout ownership. Principal Private Residence Relief Explained PPR…Read More

How Can Landlords Benefit from Filing Taxes Early?

As a landlord, managing your finances effectively is crucial to the success and growth of your property investments. One key aspect of this is filing your self-assessment tax returns on time. The official deadline for the year ending 5th April 2024 is the 31st of January 2025. However, there are many compelling reasons to consider…Read More

Exploring Options to Tax Land and Buildings

Understanding VAT Exemptions and Options When it comes to property rentals, VAT (Value Added Tax) can be a bit of a complex topic. Typically, properties rented out are exempt from VAT. This exemption means that landlords cannot charge VAT to their tenants. Consequently, landlords also cannot reclaim any VAT incurred on their expenses related to…Read More

How can Landlords benefit from filing taxes early?

The official deadline for filing your self-assessment tax returns for the year ending 5th April 2024 is the 31st of January 2025. However, there are many reasons to consider filing your taxes months before this date. First, understanding your tax liability early in the year can give you a clear picture of your profit for…Read More

Review of Receipt Management Apps: Dext, Apron, and QuickBooks’ Receipt Snap 

Dext, Apron, and QuickBooks’ Receipt Snap each have unique strengths and weaknesses, making them suitable for different types of businesses. Dext Dext integrates seamlessly with Xero and QuickBooks, offering a comprehensive suite of products tailored for various clients and businesses. QuickBooks’ Receipt Snap Receipt Snap is a straightforward tool primarily suited for smaller companies or…Read More

Get More Bookings for Your Airbnb: Easy Tips

Style Your Space Choose your décor style either sleek and modern or bold and colourful—and stick with it. Make Your Listing Pop Write a catchy title and description that showcases what makes your place special. Show it Off Take great photos that highlight your space’s best features. Price Wisely Set competitive rates that attract guests…Read More

Making Your Offer Stand Out When Buying a Property.

Buying a property can sometimes be tricky, but there are ways to make your offer shine, whether it’s straightforward or involves negotiations or sealed bids. Here are some tips to help you secure your dream home: Getting Ready to Make an Offer Before making an offer, ensure your paperwork is in order. You’ll need to…Read More

What can be done to get your first BTL mortgage?

Dreaming of owning a Buy to Let property? Getting your first BTL mortgage should be your first step into the world of Buy to Let property owners. Mortgages can be highly complicated and it is likely that a mortgage advisor would be required. Chances are you will need to own a main residence mortgage before…Read More

Investing in Buy-to-Let Property in 2024: Five Compelling Reasons

Here are five reasons why investing in buy-to-let property in 2024 could be a smart move. Despite recent price drops, experts project that property prices will rise in the upcoming years. This presents an opportunity for investors to capitalise on potential capital appreciation, especially if they enter the market during a period of discounted prices.…Read More

When is VAT due?

As a newly VAT registered business you may find yourself asking, “When is my VAT due?” Understanding your VAT due date is essential to ensure compliance with HMRC regulations and avoid penalties. This post can provide some clarity on VAT due dates and offer tips to help you manage your VAT obligations effectively. VAT Due…Read More

SDLT charges in residential property

Stamp Duty Land Tax is a tax you will need to pay if you buy property or land over a certain price in the UK. How much SDLT tax you will need to pay will vary due to a few factors such as: Stamp Duty Land Tax rates as of present, up to the 31st…Read More

Exploring Joint Ownership: Joint tenant v’s Tenants in common

If you buy, purchase, or inherit property with another individual, you must decide how you want to ‘hold’ the property together. Under UK law you can become a joint owner as either ‘joint tenants’ or ‘tenants in common’. The type of ownership you choose affects what you can do with the property if your relationship…Read More

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