18 February 2020
A trade group’s submission to the Treasury ahead of next month’s Budget includes a call for the new Chancellor to slash Capital Gains Tax for landlords who sell their properties directly to their tenants.
18 February 2020
It’s been revealed that a clampdown on the buy to let sector by HM Revenue and Customs has produced millions of pounds of additional tax revenue.
22 January 2020
An accountancy trade body is warning of another possible tax hike to hit the lettings industry.
21 January 2020
A new survey suggests there may be an exodus of investors out of buy to let – some 27 per cent say they may no longer be a landlord in 2021.
13 November 2019
Almost two thirds of landlords say their next buy to let purchase will be through a limited company, not by themselves as an individual.
10 September 2019
HM Revenue & Customs has launched what appears to be a fishing expedition to find out information about investor landlords who live overseas, and their tenants.
14 March 2019
There is a warning that the HMRC’s Let Property campaign, which received huge publicity and attention for some years, has so far had only very limited impact – and that the tax authorities are still to target buy to let as a result.
10 July 2018
One of the most respected buying agencies, Black Brick, says the collapse in demand for buy to let is the most striking of the changes undergone by the London property market in recent years.
03 July 2018
Buy to let landlords are welcoming proposals being considered by the government to provide financial incentives for those offering longer tenancies.
07 March 2018
Call for tax reform and ‘new business model’ for lettings sector