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HMRC’s MTD – Making Tax Difficult for Landlords!

Filed in Landlords by on 1st March, 2019 0 Comments
HMRC’s MTD – Making Tax Difficult for Landlords!

MTD – Making Tax Difficult for Landlords!  Actually, MTD means “Making Tax Digital” HMRC has changed it’s position on a number of occasions with regard to when it will require landlords to adopt MTD for income tax reporting.  As things currently stand, the 2019 start date has been delayed, landlords now need to prepare for […]

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Landlords will be required to join a Housing Redress Scheme (updated)

Filed in Landlords by on 24th January, 2019 0 Comments
Landlords will be required to join a Housing Redress Scheme (updated)

For first time ever, private landlords will be legally required to join a housing redress scheme – boosting protection for millions of renters across the country.  Announced today by Ministry of Housing Communities & Local Government, The Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP.  For further details click here. Scope of mandatory private landlord redress, “There is […]

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West of England Landlord Expo 2019

Filed in Bath, Bristol, Landlords by on 19th January, 2019 0 Comments
West of England Landlord Expo 2019

The next Bristol Landlord Expo will take place on Tuesday 2nd April 2019. For more details or to register as an exhibitor click here.

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Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 is now Law!

Filed in Bath, Breaking News, Bristol, Landlords by on 21st December, 2018 0 Comments
Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 is now Law!

 The Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018 is now Law! The Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government has released its official guide for landlords to the Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Act 2018, which comes into force on the 20th March 2019. Click here to access the guide. Following agreement by both Houses […]

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New powers for Councils to deal with Rogue Landlords

Filed in Landlords by on 21st June, 2017 3 Comments
New powers for Councils to deal with Rogue Landlords

 The Housing and Planning Act 2016 has given councils new powers to deal with rogue landlords. These include Rent Repayment Orders (RROs) and Civil Penalty Notices (CPNs). The government has defined a ‘rogue landlord’ as ‘a landlord who knowingly flouts their obligations by renting out unsafe and substandard accommodation to tenants’. This survey is relevant […]

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Tenant Fees Act 2019

Filed in Landlords by on 7th April, 2017 2 Comments
Tenant Fees Act 2019

 Click here for a copy of the Tenant Fees Act 2019. The Tenant Fees Act 2019 will impact Letting Agents and Landlords. An indepth understanding of the Act will be required for self managing landlords and letting agents. All new AST’s and Licence agreements will need to be updated (to reflect the requirements of the Act) […]

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EPC Exemptions Register

Filed in Landlords by on 1st April, 2016 2 Comments
EPC Exemptions Register

Update (6 Nov 2017) to the original post: Where a landlord believes that an F or G EPC rated property they let qualifies for an exemption from the minimum energy efficiency standard, an exemption must be registered on the National PRS Exemptions Register. Landlords who wish to register an exemption for a domestic or non-domestic […]

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