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What are we Taxed on?
As a sole trader or partnership my understanding is that tax is levied on profits NOT drawings. This

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Graham_454
03/03/2008 00:00

Is a new kitchen an allowable cost?
The tax documents talk of furniture as an allowable cost but improvements are not allowable. Is it

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Views: 3,073
Rigsby_370
18/02/2008 00:00

Rental Payments - Which method is best?
Is it best to have tenant pay rent to a landlord's personal bank account or business bank accoun

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Views: 2,911
Peter_155
03/02/2008 00:00

Capital Gains
We have a couple of houses - we are not a company - and are thinking of selling one or both.

Replies: 11
Views: 6,493
Member
01/02/2008 00:00

End of Tenancy - Can I continue with current tenant on a month to month basis
Hi there, The tenancy agreement with the current tenant terminated on 26th November 2007. Altho

Replies: 4
Views: 3,946
amateurlandlord
29/01/2008 00:00

recommendations
Hi everybody, I have a few quick questions that hopefully someone can help me with. 1. Ca

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Views: 2,938
Grizzly Adams
20/01/2008 00:00

Refinancing Question
60k borrowed on main residence, (capital &repayment), this was raised 3yrs ago for deposit on an

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Views: 3,963
Member
20/01/2008 00:00

Borrowing against a portfolio
I'm sure my position is quite common, and that there must be people out there who have already s

Replies: 3
Views: 3,737
Member
14/01/2008 00:00

Correct type of agreement to use for letting rooms in a HMO
Hello, What is the correct type of agreement to use when letting rooms in a HMO? (Landlord does

Replies: 2
Views: 3,558
newbie_384
14/01/2008 00:00

Can I charge my own time to my rental business?
Dear RLA, Can I charge my own time to my rental business/ For example if I pay someone to deco

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Views: 4,540
Isaro
13/01/2008 00:00

Ability to offset mortgage interest
We have a property that we rent out that currently has a mortgage of 30000. The current value is a

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Views: 3,388
Isaro
13/01/2008 00:00

Starting out - what can I offset against tax?
We're just about to move out of our own home into a house that's tied to my husband's jo

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Views: 2,760
Brighton Breezy
11/01/2008 00:00

Assistance Setting Up a Business Account
I currently use a 3 current accounts to run my business, but it is getting too complicated now. Can

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Views: 2,741
Alison James
04/01/2008 00:00

Insurance cover
I need to take out buildings insurance on my new buy-to-let property (it will be unfurnished

Replies: 3
Views: 3,540
Paulp666
30/12/2007 00:00

re: HELP!
we issued notice of posession on a property at the request of the landlord as the tenancy agreement

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Views: 4,744
NRLA Advice Line
19/12/2007 00:00

Serving notice to tenants with a baby
Is there any legal difficulties in serving notice to quit or evicting tenants with a baby? On a 12&#

Replies: 3
Views: 3,913
Greg_543
18/12/2007 00:00

Admisitration costs
Can I levy a charge to cover the expense of renewing an Assured Shorthold Agreement, and if so, how

Replies: 1
Views: 2,985
NRLA Advice Line
14/12/2007 00:00

Licence or short hold tenancy
Hi, I have two HMO properties and I have given all the occupants a three month House share agreement

Replies: 3
Views: 3,652
NRLA Advice Line
14/12/2007 00:00

How to get an electricity certificate?
Hello, I would like to know what kind of companies I can ask to inspect a house to get an elect

Replies: 3
Views: 3,718
Member
12/12/2007 00:00

One tenant leaving and the other staying - What to do with deposit and AST
Hi, 3 months into a 6 month tenancy agreement one of the two tenants has left. The other one wa

Replies: 1
Views: 2,874
NRLA Advice Line
11/12/2007 00:00

Dates On AST
I have always been a bit confused about how to date a AST. For example for a six month agree

Replies: 4
Views: 3,980
Member
09/12/2007 00:00

Rent increase during a periodic tenancy
A couple are nearing the end of their 6 month contract - we use the RLA standard AST. Th

Replies: 2
Views: 3,418
SarahH
08/12/2007 00:00

Tenant Improvements
The RLA AST agreement does not mention anything about any "unapproved" improvements carrie

Replies: 1
Views: 2,853
NRLA Advice Line
08/12/2007 00:00

re: incorrect dates on tenancy agreement
I am contacting you on behalf of a letting agent we rented a property back out in July 2007 on a non

Replies: 2
Views: 3,326
Rigsby_370
06/12/2007 00:00

Fixed rate for Utilities
I have searched the site and cannot find a provider who offers a fixed rate to tenants for utilities

Replies: 0
Views: 2,767
Out with the Fairies
04/12/2007 00:00

Tenants who have just upped and left
Hi, I recently acquired an HMO, arranged as 9 bedsits. Upon completion, the old landlord told me tha

Replies: 1
Views: 3,155
NRLA Advice Line
03/12/2007 00:00

Locks on internal doors
Some of our student tenants(on a joint tenancy agreement) are demanding locks on their bedroom doors

Replies: 4
Views: 4,142
Allie
03/12/2007 00:00

Backdated Tenancy
We have some tenants whose tenancies have no been updated. The only question is; can I legally back

Replies: 6
Views: 4,707
Member
03/12/2007 00:00

Dave A
Many thanks dave for your reply to the Notice question I raised earlier. In my 2006 AST agreement,

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Views: 2,669
Ruthie
02/12/2007 00:00

Renewal/Continuation of tenancy
It is often thought by landlords and tenants alike that the tenancy of a property is only for the fi

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Views: 2,689
Dynamite
01/12/2007 00:00

Selling Up
We are thinking of selling up one of our houses, which is currently let to 4 individual tenants/ roo

Replies: 1
Views: 3,247
Member
29/11/2007 00:00

3 month assured tenancy
Is it possible to issue an assured tenancy for a 3 month period or is 6 month the minimum? My p

Replies: 1
Views: 3,080
HJR
28/11/2007 00:00

Deceased tenant
One of our tenants has recently died and his 17 year old student son wishes to carry on with the ten

Replies: 5
Views: 4,180
Mr Booth
27/11/2007 00:00

New Locks
My Managment agent has changed the locks on my property without my authorisation.Claiming that the t

Replies: 1
Views: 2,909
NRLA Advice Line
27/11/2007 00:00

Clogged shower head, who's responsible for replacing it?
My property is in a very hard water area which means the shower head frequently clogs up with limesc

Replies: 4
Views: 4,290
Robin Way
25/11/2007 00:00

2 tenants
If I have two tenants one who is on the AST the other is just occupying the property, is named on th

Replies: 1
Views: 2,917
NRLA Advice Line
23/11/2007 00:00

Tenancy Agreement
My currente tenants six month agreement comes to an end next month, she does not wish to sign a new

Replies: 1
Views: 2,971
NRLA Advice Line
23/11/2007 00:00

No water - do I have to find temp accommodation?
Due to a fire in the apartment block my tenants were left without water for approx 36 hours. Is it m

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Views: 2,720
Cathy
21/11/2007 00:00

re Benefit Payments
We have contacted all our landlords today to advise we no longer want benefit payments paid direct t

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Views: 2,977
NRLA Advice Line
15/11/2007 00:00

Short term contracts
I have rented out two rooms individually with 6month ASTs. I have another smallish room which I am h

Replies: 1
Views: 2,875
NRLA Advice Line
13/11/2007 00:00

re: Benefit Payments
We have contacted all our landlords today to advise we no longer want benefit payments paid direct t

Replies: 1
Views: 2,936
NRLA Advice Line
13/11/2007 00:00
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