Released October 2017
This 15,000+ word report is intended for individuals who currently let UK residential property on normal commercial terms and looks at the various options open to residential property or ‘Buy-To-Let’ (BTL) landlords, who currently face various measures designed to increase the tax take from residential property letting, both now and in the future.
2.1 Potential Traps
2.2 Further Problems With The New Rules
2.2.1 What If Interest Rates Rise?
2.3 Ways To Beat The Increasing Tax Cost Of The Residential Mortgage Interest Restriction
2.3.1 Increasing Rental Yields To Offset Rising Tax Costs2.3.2 Increasing Expenditure2.3.3 Re-working Business Finance Costs2.3.4 Re-working Your Own Finances
3.1 What Is An ‘Additional Residential Property’?
3.2 Joint Purchases3.3 Companies And Bulk Purchases Are Caught3.4 What Is NOT A Residential Property
4.1 Buying Before There Is A Dwelling4.2 Buying Multiple Properties To Access Lower Rates4.3 Multiple Dwellings Relief (MDR)4.4 Houses In Multiple Occupation4.5 LBTT v SDLT4.6 ‘Leap-Frogging’
5.1 Residential Gains – Avoiding The Extra 8% Charge5.1.1 Using A Company5.1.2 Deferring The Gain5.1.3 Patience