Stamp duty and selling your house. Throwing in the garden shed?
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Stamp duty and selling your house. Throwing in the garden shed?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on May 8, 2024

Stamp duty when selling your house may not seem important as it’s paid by the buyer but there are still good reasons to help.

ATED return (Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings) – don’t forget!
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ATED return (Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings) – don’t forget!
Posted by Karen Jones on February 2, 2024

Do you have a company which owns residential properties valued at over £500k? If you do, then you may have to file ATED returns (Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings) and pay additional taxes on them.

Up to 300% council tax increase on second homes
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Up to 300% council tax increase on second homes
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on January 24, 2024

From 2023 in Wales, local authorities can apply up to a 300% council tax increase on second homes. Will the rest of the UK follow suit?

How can I challenge a council tax band? Is it worth it?
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How can I challenge a council tax band? Is it worth it?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on December 11, 2023

With the Chancellor offering £150 council tax rebates to some householders, many are wondering how to challenge a council tax band.

New landlord? Make sure your mortgage doesn’t land you in trouble
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New landlord? Make sure your mortgage doesn’t land you in trouble
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on November 15, 2023

If you’re a new landlord, you need to make sure you have the right mortgage – or you could face penalties or have to pay back the whole loan.

Private Residence Relief for CGT – how does it work?
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Private Residence Relief for CGT – how does it work?
Posted by Karen Jones on September 11, 2023

If you sell your main home, Private Residence Relief (PRR) means you normally don’t pay Capital Gains Tax. But there are exceptions!

Buy-to-let allowable expenses – what can you claim?
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Buy-to-let allowable expenses – what can you claim?
Posted by Jon Pryse-Jones on August 4, 2023

Buy-to-let allowable expenses – all landlords offset tax with expenses that have been spent on the property but do you know what’s claimable?

Joint tenants or tenants in common – letting a jointly owned property
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Joint tenants or tenants in common – letting a jointly owned property
Posted by Ian Henman on July 17, 2023

Joint tenants or tenants in common – letting a jointly owned property – we look at the differences and advantages of each for BTLs.

The Residential Nil Rate Band – What Does It Mean For You?
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The Residential Nil Rate Band – What Does It Mean For You?
Posted by Karen Jones on July 5, 2023

Learn about how the residential nil-rate band (RNRB) and how it applies to inheritance tax (IHT).

Save Tax on your Buy To Lets without Incorporating…for married couples
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Save Tax on your Buy To Lets without Incorporating…for married couples
Posted by Ian Henman on July 3, 2023

Save tax on your buy to lets – if you are married and own properties there may be some tax efficient solutions for you. We explain.

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