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Taxation of Buy-to-Let Properties

In 2015 the UK Government set out its Five Point Plan for housing which was designed to stimulate housing supply and encourage first-time ownership. Support such as this was welcomed by many as the impact of the global financial crisis, and the critical effects this had on the property development sector, continued to be felt by first-time buyers as they battle astronomical rents and house prices worsened by low salaries.

Alongside the introduction of affordable homes, and enhancements to the Help to Buy scheme, the Government has over recent Finance Acts introduced a number of tax changes imposed on buy-to-let investors presumably with the intention of deterring investors from investing further, which the Government believes will free up property for owner-occupiers. Read more

Tax Changes: Buy-to-Let Business

iStock_61835138_resize (002)Many of you may be aware of the Government’s Five Point Plan for housing which has been designed to stimulate housing supply and encourage first-time ownership. Support such as this is likely to be welcomed by many as the impact of the global financial crisis, and the critical effects this had on the property development sector, continue to be felt by first-time buyers as they battle astronomical rents and house prices, worsened by low salaries.

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