Monthly Archives: October 2018

Sister (P)act 2: Back in the Co(habit)ation

Some people are using the extension of the civil partnership rules to heterosexual couples as an opportunity to highlight the ways in…

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HMRC home in on Airbnb tax affairs

The Financial Times reports this morning that HMRC are enquiring into the tax affairs of Airbnb. Of particular interest to HMRC may be…

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Can it be right that average rents are 30% of a person’s income?

The BBC has published an article with some shocking statistics on the affordability of renting for young people. The article states that “

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A New Homes Ombudsman has been announced by government – but that’s about it!

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government made a new announcement on 1 October 2018. On the face of it, it is brilliant…

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HMRC plots a route to CGT success

A recent tax tribunal case has confirmed that an individual was liable to CGT on an off-plan property sale throughout their period of…

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Bit-coining it in: HMRC waiting for cryptocurrency windfall?

The Association of Taxation Technicians have warned individuals of the approaching time limit to register for self-assessment for the…

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