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Don't struggle with Inheritance Tax - 26 October 2016

Property investors can struggle with Inheritance Tax: unlike most businesses, letting portfolios are afforded no special reliefs from Inheritance Tax. It can be difficult to balance the need to move capital wealth to future generations, against the need for income in retirement. With that in mind, some Inheritance Tax tips: Make good use of the (relatively) new doubling-up of the Nil ... more

Rent Smart Wales, easy as 1, 2, 3... - 25 October 2016

The deadline for Rent Smart Wales registration is the 23rd November 2016. This is fast approaching, and it will be a criminal and civil offence to let or manage a property in Wales without the correct licence or registration after this date. Rent Smart Wales have warned it may take up to 10 working days to respond to enquiries as landlords ... more

Using a Property Company - 25 October 2016

Several tax changes announced over the last year or so have left residential landlords reeling from the Government’s concerted attack on the private rented sector. One key question keeps emerging: ‘Should I be using a property company?’ Carl Bayley, author of ‘How to Save Property Tax’ and ‘Using a Property Company to Save Tax’, takes a detailed look at this ... more

RLA seeks legal advice in row over licensing - 24 October 2016

The RLA is taking legal advice in a row over selective licensing discounts. The association is currently involved in a dispute with Liverpool City Council, after a member of the authority’s landlord accreditation scheme was told they would not receive discounts on licence fees for newly purchased properties. The free CLASS accreditation scheme was set up to recognise and reward good landlords ... more

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@rla_news - 26 October 2016 10:31 - The #RentSmartWales deadline is less than 1 month away, here's our 3 step guide to help you stay 1 step ahead…

@rla_news - 26 October 2016 09:30 - Doug Hall from @RLAMortgages explains how limited company buy-to-lets enable landlords to leverage assets #TaxWeek…

@rla_news - 26 October 2016 08:45 - Expert Carl Bayley discusses using a property company for your landlord business #TaxWeek…

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