Archive for the ‘Property’ Category


HomeThe options available for making a Principal Private Residence election to save capital gains tax when more than one property is owned at the same time.
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HomeRent a Room relief is a valuable relief that is available where you let space in your own home as furnished residential accommodation - to a lodger, for example.
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Houses and moneySome ideas on how to save tax when you have income from a buy-to-let rental property.
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MortgageMost buy-to-let property investors with capital repayment mortgages (as opposed to interest-only mortgages) are surprised to learn that they cannot deduct the mortgage payments in full when working out the income from the property for tax purposes.
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Houses“I own a house, which I lived in until I got married 12 months ago. Since then the house has been let out, and I now want to sell it. It has gone up in value. Will I have to pay any capital gains tax?”
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HousesWhat with mortgage interest, repairs and empty periods to deal with, most buy-to-let property investors sometimes make a rental loss on their property. They then want to know whether they can claim any sort of tax refund or tax relief on that loss.
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Houses and moneyAs investing in buy-to-let rental properties has become more popular, we are often asked whether it is better to own such properties personally or through a limited company.
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