Properties

Properties are assets which can be subject to various forms of taxation. In our property posts we aim to discover how properties are taxed and explore all the latest news about the taxation of properties.

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Property Tax Posts

HMRC play the game of hide and seek using their Worldwide Disclosure Facility as overseas exercises gather pace.

Recent news stories about HMRC working with foreign tax authorities and my recent article

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Airbnb UK

The huge success of Airbnb can be measured in Edinburgh city centre by the regular noise of suitcases on wheels being pulled along the streets of the famous James Craig-designed New Town. However the Connect spyware used by HMRC, together with Airbnb themselves ensures that all recipients are on the tax radar. Find out more in our latest post.

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Buy to Lexit

The great British buy to let market has been a mainstay of middle class wealth for decades. It has been a safe haven for excess funds; an easy to understand, accessible, liquid asset class which has seen thousands build up a valuable portfolio and in most cases generate additional income. However, this may all be about to change.

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Buy-to-Let Boom

With the recent boom in buy-to-let mortgages and property sales, HMRC are clamping down on the estimated 900,000 landlords in the UK who have not registered for self-assessment to declare their profits.

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Sold a second home recently?

You may have seen the piece yesterday in the Sunday Times Money supplement about HMRC going after people for capital gains tax on the sale of second homes.

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Are you a landlord?

Are you a landlord? If so, then it is more than likely that you are either making a profit or a loss from your rented property.

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Am I liable for Capital Gains Tax

I inherited a house from my mother but the probate valuation has me concerned I'll be losing out financially. Read this article on the subject.

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Encouraging Signs in Mortgage Lending

The mortgage market displayed “welcome signs of life” in August, although not to the extent of signalling a housing boom.

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House Prices Rise – As house prices rise by 0.5% we discuss the value of UK property.

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Tax Changes to Holiday Homes Planned

The current regime of Furnished Holiday Lettings (FHL) may be about to change as HMRC are consulting on new legislation to replace FHL.

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