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Tax & Finance

Critical Tax and HMRC Deadlines This Month

By Landlord Today Team

As July heats up, so does the pressure for many...

HMRC's Property Tax Rules: Fines and Lesser-Known Facts

By Landlord Today Team

As a homeowner in the UK, navigating the complex landscape...

Tax Update - HMRC guidance for landlords who are pensioners

By Landlord Today Team

This has been prepared by HMRC for landlords who are...

Revealed - How Landlords Have Cut Costs in Challenging Times

By Landlord Today Team

Many buy to let landlords have made financial changes during...

What Can Landlords Buy for the Average House Price?

By Landlord Today Team

Brand new data from online mortgage broker Mojo Mortgages has revealed...

How To Finance Different Types of Property Purchase

By Sarah Thompson

If you’re moving home and have either plenty of equity...

Affordability - Can rents really keep rising?

By Landlord Today Team

Tenant referencing provider Canopy has released data from a  rental...

How Non-Dom Tax Reforms Will Impact Prime Central London

By Landlord Today Team

The UK government's long awaited Spring Budget announced some key...

Is the Furnished Holiday Let sector dead post-Budget?

By Nadeem Raziq

The tax reliefs enjoyed by landlords running Furnished Holiday Lets...

New Tax Year - the Winners and Losers

By Sarah Coles

It’s all change at the start of the new tax...

Long term Renting risks ruining our retirement resilience

By Landlord Today Team

Renting affects the resilience of all age groups.  Only one fifth...

Tax Cuts - what should we expect in Wednesday's Budget?

By Sarah Coles

Like a parent whose kids expected half term in Disneyland,...

How To Prepare for Next Month’s Budget

By Sarah Coles

Speculation continues apace over the likely measures in next month’s...

Tax - will Jeremy Hunt target stamp duty in his Budget?

By Landlord Today Team

Although SDLT receipts have been volatile in recent years, the...

Under 30s Face An Impossible Task When Renting

By Sam Reynolds

Research by Zero Deposit, a deposit alternative service, claims that...

The Sneaky Seven - more expert tax info for landlords

By Sarah Coles

Painful tax traps have been set for millions of people...

Capital Gains Tax - the triple threat to investors

By Sarah Coles

The capital gains tax allowance will be cut on April...

What Should We Expect from the Budget on March 6?

By Landlord Today Team

The Treasury has announced March 6 as the date for...

Just days to go to self assessment tax deadline - here’s what to do

By Landlord Today Team

There are now fewer than 35 days until self employed...

Soaring Capital Gains Tax and Income Tax - who pays what?

By Graham Norwood

Britain’s top 100,000 taxpayers footed an average income and capital...

Tax - Eight Reasons You Could Pay More in 2024

By Sarah Coles

After the Autumn Statement unveiled a major tax cut for...

Tax and Landlords - the issue that won’t go away

By Richard Rowntree

I recently attended the NRLA’s annual conference in Birmingham and...

Chancellor Should Provide Targeted Support for Landlords and Tenants

By Neil Cobbold

When Chancellor Jeremy Hunt gets to his feet on Wednesday...

HMRC’s Self Assessment Guide for Landlords

By Landlord Today Team

HMRC has produced this material for landlords concerned at the...

Autumn Statement - will it help landlords?

By Landlord Today Team

Propertymark has set out its stall for next month’s Autumn...

Landlords urged to file tax returns as soon as possible

By Sarah Coles

Landlords grappling with tax returns have been given some advice...

Should Landlords Be Given Buy To Let Mortgage Support?

By Neil Cobbold

To help or not to help: that is the question...

The Benefits of Landlord Incorporation

By Landlord Today Team

Scores of portfolio landlords are incorporating their property portfolio as...

Inheritance Tax - Are Landlords Looking For Shelter?

By Landlord Today Team

Buy-to-let landlords with property assets held in a company could...

Capital Gains Tax - How to optimise your position

By Landlord Today Team

The data from the 2021 to 2022 tax year reveals...

Property Investment and How the Investor Demographic has Evolved

By Jatin Ondhia

Property investment dates back centuries – millennia, even. As a...

The Five Unexpected Costs of Being A Landlord

By Landlord Today Team

1. Extra mortgage costs While anyone who owns a property runs...

The Rise and Rise of Landlord Limited Companies

By Richard Rowntree

Over the past year, we have witnessed an increase in...

The NRLA Demands Change in the Private Rental Sector

By Meera Chindooroy

Across the country landlords and renters are struggling as mortgage...

Top Ten Tips for landlords to avoid making insurance claims

By Landlord Today Team

Having insurance is a sensible way to protect yourself as...

Mortgages - Let’s Keep Things In Perspective

By Landlord Today Team

There is currently a lot of discussion about the mortgage...

Failed to Disclose Airbnb Earnings? This is what you do...

By Landlord Today Team

HMRC has recently launched a renewed investigation into Airbnb hosts,...

How To Bring Forward Your Tax Freedom Day

By Alex Davies

This year Tax Freedom Day fell on Thursday June 8....

Should Landlords Be More Concerned About Inheritance Tax?

By Alex Davies

Inheritance tax receipts hit £600 million in April 2023 according...

HMRC is Reviewing Landlords’ Tax Liabilities

By John McCaffery

Landlords have again become the focus of HMRC. The government...

Optimise Your Tax Position Ahead of April 6

By Sarah Coles

Over two million more people are likely to be higher...

What’s Cheaper? Buying or Renting?

By Landlord Today Team

The monthly cost of owning a home for first-time buyers...

Mortgage Warning Signs from the Bank of England

By Sarah Coles

In the last three months of 2022, mortgages agreed for...

Tax Saving Tips to Consider before Tax-Year End

By Alex Davies

With less than one month left until the end of...

Addressing the Perfect Storm of Rental Change

By Landlord Today Team

For many years, investing in property has been seen as...

Capital Gains Tax: the triple-whammy tax on inflation

By Sarah Coles

The capital gains tax allowance will be cut from £12,300...

Tax Self Assessment - the mistakes landlords make…

By Nadeem Raziq

It’s the time of year when everyone is rushing to...

Tax Self-Assessment: Top Tips for a Last-Minute Return

By Sarah Coles

Landlords making self-assessment tax returns may already be starting to...

Take in a lodger in 2023 to earn some extra cash

By Landlord Today Team

If you’re looking to make some extra cash in 2023...

A Hidden Crime - how to spot financial abuse

By Sarah Coles

When life is impossibly expensive, it’s not a surprise to...

Understanding Buy To Let finances – tips for new landlords

By Miranda Khadr

Although the property and mortgage markets have been in a...

How Landlords Can Minimise Inheritance Tax

By Alex Davies

New figures from HMRC this week show that the Treasury...

Under Threat - The Holiday Lettings Sector

By Landlord Today Team

A confused and complicated approach to holiday homes in England,...

Warning to Landlords - perseverance and patience pay in uncertain times

By Moubin Faizullah Khan

Uncertainty has become a vastly overused word to describe our...

Property Trader or Property Investor? why it matters for tax

By Natasha Heron

If you are involved in property, it is important for...

Landlord Update - the government's Plan For Growth

By Graham Norwood

The new Chancellor of the Exchequer spoke for only 25...

Advice to Landlords: Plan Ahead in Volatile Markets

By Richard Rowntree

We seem to be living in a continuous stream of...

Managing Finances for Furnished Holiday Lettings

By Manoj Varsani

Managing property finances can be hard work, long-winded and stressful....

Landlords and the Next Interest Rate Decision

By Adrian Anderson

On August 4 the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee...

Is This The Right Time for Landlords to Incorporate?

By Rebecca Wilkinson

More SME landlords are seeking advice about whether now is...

Energy Efficiency - Funding Options for Retro-fitting Properties

By Charles Ayton

In the drive for the UK to be net zero...

Making Tax Digital - an Opportunity for Landlords

By Manoj Varsani

A big change in the way landlords monitor their property...

Spring cleaning your mortgage tips

By Brian Murphy

As the weather begins to warm up, many will be...

What The Spring Statement Means To You

By Sarah Coles

Horrendous price rises are set to hit hard this year....

Buy To Let Lending Hits its Highest Ever Level – so what’s next?

By Richard Rowntree

Buy-to-let lending hit its highest ever level last year, spurred...

Navigating the holiday let investment market

By Paresh Raja

Covid-19 has upended most industries, at least for a short...

Tax Tips for Hosting on Airbnb

By Tim Walford-Fitzgerald

The Airbnb market in the UK is booming.  Before the pandemic...

Landlords' New Property Battleground - the semi-detached house

By Richard Rowntree

Landlords are targeting semi-detached homes over terraced houses for the...

The True Costs of Being A Landlord In 2022

By Richard Wayman

Covid-19 has undoubtedly shifted the way new landlords will be...

Landlords’ extra time to submit self-assessment tax returns

By Landlord Today Team

Sarah Coles, senior personal finance analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown, writes:...

Is Buy To Let Over? Not yet it isn’t…

By Landlord Today Team

The demise of the buy to let market has been...

Interest Rates - what about Unlucky Accidental Landlords?

By Matthew Whitfield

Many homeowners face situations where they have no other option...

Taxing Times: How to become an accidental landlord pain free

By Mike Parkes

It’s a common scenario: you put your house on the...

Advice for BTL landlords: How to operate successfully during a recession

By Marc Da Silva

The coronavirus crisis has hit the UK's economic outlook, and...

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