Landlords are being urged to ensure they are fully tax efficient after research shows many are failing to claim for the full range of tax allowances.
Landlords could offset many of the costs incurred through letting property against their income, but many were unaware of the full range of costs they could claim.
For example, research shows that more than one in 10 landlords
(13%) are not claiming for mortgage interest, despite it being a
major cost for landlords.
Meanwhile, a third of landlords don't claim management or letting agent fees, with 55% of landlords not claiming for advertising costs incurred in letting their property.
Good tax planning is key. How landlords implement, manage and run their tax affairs could have a major impact on landlords' property investments and their overall performance.
Tax is a complex area and we are confident that will our cost effective assistance landlords can obtain a better grasp of tax matters. It's vital that landlords take advantage of the allowances open to them to maximise their return on investment.
When landlords take all of these costs into consideration it could generate a significant saving on their tax bill.