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Furnished Holiday Letting

Lockdown 2.0 – Can your holiday let still count as a FHL?

Hard on the heels of a series of local lockdowns, England entered into a second national lockdown from 5 November 2020 to 2 December 2020. Separate restrictions applied to Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The restrictions dealt a further blow to the hospitality and leisure industry and landlords letting holiday cottages were once again faced …

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If you have a holiday let but are worried you won’t meet the occupancy test this year, all is not lost. There are two routes by which it may be possible to reach the required occupancy threshold – an averaging election or a period of grace election.

Furnished holiday lettings – What can you do if you fail to meet the occupancy tests due to the Covid-19 pandemic? Lets that qualify as furnished holiday lettings (FHL) enjoy special tax rules compared to other types of let, allowing landlords to benefit from certain capital gains tax reliefs for traders and to claim plant …

If you have a holiday let but are worried you won’t meet the occupancy test this year, all is not lost. There are two routes by which it may be possible to reach the required occupancy threshold – an averaging election or a period of grace election. Read More »

A quick guide to what should be included when calculating the profit or loss for a property rental business.

Property income receipts – what should be included? When calculating the profit or loss for a property rental business, it is important that nothing is overlooked. The receipts which need to be taken into account may include more than simply the rent received from letting out the property. Rent and other receipts Income from a …

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Do you own a holiday cottage? You could get favourable tax treatment.

Furnished holiday lettings – is it worth qualifying? When it comes to taxing rental income, not all properties are equal. Different rules apply to properties which meet the definition of ‘furnished holiday lettings’ (FHLs). While the rules now are not as generous as they once were, they still offer a number of tax advantages over …

Do you own a holiday cottage? You could get favourable tax treatment. Read More »