Holiday lets occupancy check

Holiday lets occupancy check

The furnished holiday let (FHL) rules allow holiday lettings of properties that meet certain conditions to be treated as a trade for tax purposes.

In order to qualify as a furnished holiday letting,

ISAs 2022-23

ISAs 2022-23

The maximum amount that can be invested in an ISA in the current (2022-23) tax year is £20,000.

ISA’s are a valuable and flexible relief and should be considered as an option for most investors.

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Income excluded from a property business

Income excluded from a property business

HMRC publishes a list of income streams that are excluded from a UK property business. The list includes fishing concerns, hotels and guest houses, tied premises, caravan sites, lodgers and tenants in

Writing off a director’s loan

Writing off a director’s loan

An overdrawn director’s loan account is created when a director (or other close family member) ‘borrows’ money from their company. Many companies, particularly ‘close’ private companies, pay for

HMRC names avoidance scheme promoters

HMRC names avoidance scheme promoters

HMRC has used new powers introduced in the Finance Act 2022 to name tax avoidance schemes and their promoters for the first time. Under this legislation HMRC can name avoidance scheme promoters,

When does a partnership exist?

When does a partnership exist?

A partnership is a relatively simple way for two or more legal persons to set up and run a business together with a view to profit. Partnerships can take many forms. Legal persons other than

What is a wasting asset?

What is a wasting asset?

A wasting asset is an asset which has a predictable life of 50 years or less. HMRC’s guidance is clear that when you dispose of an asset, you are required to estimate its predictable life based on the

When does a partnership exist?

When does a partnership exist?

A partnership is a relatively simple way for two or more persons to set up and run a business together with a view to making a profit. Partnerships can take many forms. Legal persons other than

Overview of Digital Services Tax (DST)

Overview of Digital Services Tax (DST)

The UK’s Digital Services Tax (DST) came into operation on 1 April 2020. This tax is designed to ensure that the major social media, search engine and online retailers are subject to a 2% tax on

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