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Section 24 and your tax return, Brexit opportunity, and good news for landlords on Universal Credit

Email sent: Jan 24, 2019 7:27am

Section 24 and your tax return, Brexit opportunity, and good news for landlords on Universal Credit

With just a week to go until the dreaded tax return deadline and when Section 24 will really begin to show its teeth, this week we asked our resident blogger Carl Agar what it all means for this January, and for the tax returns of the future. Do the changes mean it's time to start thinking about how your landlord business is set up?

Changeand opportunity are ongoing themes, and we also look at whether Brexit could be good news for landlords, amends to Universal Credit to help landlords get paid directly when things go wrong, and new funding designed to help root out the rogues in buy-to-let and professionalise the sector.

Top story: Universal Credit reform welcomed by landlords

News that reforms to Universal Credit will include a new online system for private landlords to get rents paid directly to them has been welcomed by landlords and agents. 

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Top blog: Section 24 starts to bite as tax return deadline looms

It's the first time Section 24 has shown its teeth, and many landlords will be feeling the bite. Our resident blogger Carl Agar recaps the rules, and the impact on landlords this month. 

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Other news...

Is Brexit uncertainty good news for landlords?

Brexit uncertainty could spell good news for private landlords as more people choose to rent than risk entering the property market.

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Deadline nears for Housing Court consultation 

The deadline for landlords to have their say in the government's consultation on proposals to introduce a Housing Court in England is fast approaching. 

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New funding to root out the rogues in buy-to-let

More than 50 councils across the country will share nearly £2.4m of extra government funding to crack down on the rogue landlords who bring the buy-to-let market into disrepute.

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Best buy-to-let locations are found in the North West

An Al powered property website that has ranked 172 buy-to-let locations by affordable property prices and high rental demand has found the top five are in the North West.

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Best wishes,

Maryam - Simple Landlords Insurance team

Winner of Landlord and Letting's 2016/17 'Best landlord insurance supplier' award

Winner of PropertyWire's 2017 & 2018 'Best landlord insurance provider' award

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