Positives and pitfalls of PPR

Principal Private Residence Relief (PPR) is a relief that enables homeowners to sell their homes without having to pay capital gains tax (CGT).  However, in order to claim the relief, the property must be the main residence of the person selling the property.

Tax relief on finance costs for residential lets

It may come as no surprise to learn that HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) have started writing to those taxpayers who may have incorrectly completed the property pages on their tax return specifically in relation to the amount of tax relief that can be obtained on residential property finance costs.

Furnished holiday lets

In the current economic crisis, if you are thinking about how you can improve your household income, you may wish to consider a furnished holiday let (FHL).

Education costs and how grandparents could help

With the start of the new school year fast approaching, and for those who have chosen a private education for their children, the significant costs involved can be a great expense for many people.