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What is the UK property tax when an investor buys and sells

Sector growth should underpin profits for property investors When you invest in property UK, one thing you can be certain of is that the taxman will want a cut. There are some strategies that can be used to reduce the effects of UK property tax changes when making a buy-to-let investment. If you are buying […]

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Investment News – UK Property Tax: What to do next…

These UK property tax changes are undoubtedly a big shakeup of the buy-to-let market. This said, as a property investor you will still benefit from the majority of the deductibles that were available this time last year to reduce your rental income and tax bill for your property investment. For new investors or those expanding […]

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UK Property Tax: Are property investors right to be worried?

Changes to UK property tax are increasingly targeting buy-to-let investors. Sir Jon Cunliffe, a deputy governor at the Bank of England, has consistently warned over the last year that the rise in property ownership by private landlords threatens the stability of the UK economy. His major concern is that an army of buy-to-let investors will […]

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Investment News – UK Property Tax: How mortgage interest tax relief is changing

From April 2017, the way in which tax relief on mortgage interest is calculated is going to alter. Up until now, you have been able to offset your mortgage interest, as an allowable expense, against the income you earn on the property investment. In fact, most accounting standards and countries around the world adhere to this […]

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Investment News – UK Property Tax: The tax rules that are changing

New rules for wear and tear Before April 2016, if a buy-to-let landlord leased property to a tenant as fully-furnished the landlord could automatically claim an amount against rental income as wear and tear. This was set at 10% of the rent received. After April 2016, all landlords will be able to deduct the costs […]

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UK Property Tax: Calculating Your Capital Gains Tax Liability

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) Its important to view a range of investment guides at all stages of a property investment. CGT is payable when you dispose of an asset and make a profit on it. Most commonly we think of disposal as being the sale of the asset, but disposal also includes: Gifting it Transferring it to […]

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Investment News – The good news on UK property tax: Tax reducing deductibles

We all hate paying tax, it’s difficult to calculate and seems to be forever increasing. It’s highway robbery the way the new tax changes can simply ride in and steal away so much of your profits from your property investment. But for property investors who know the rules, there is a fistful of valuable deductions […]

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Property Investment News – UK Property Tax: Tax on property investment before April 2016

There were only two main taxes that concerned property investors before April 2016: 1. Capital Gains Tax (GCT) The one that most people think about is their property investment capital gains tax (CGT) liability. In simple terms, this is the tax that you’ll have to pay on the profit you make when you sell your investment property. […]

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Factoring UK property tax into your buy-to-let investment strategy

With the recent Property Tax Changes, you now have to take seriously… Whatever your own particular investment profile, level of experience or portfolio size, there is one thing that is common to all investors: the government is going to want its pound of flesh in the form of tax. Many of us talk about how to […]

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