Are you thinking of becoming a landlord? Whether you’re looking to invest in just one property or build a portfolio, it can be hard to know where to begin – or, indeed, whether or not it’s a wise move at all.
With the government’s Making Tax Digital plans back on the table, HMRC might be surprised to find out that almost a quarter of small business owners and sole trades manage their finances entirely on paper.
Most landlords will be aware that you have to pay a 3 per cent stamp duty surcharge on buy-to-let properties – but what if your spouse already owns a property? Should you have to pay that surcharge if you want to buy a second property in your name?
The UK recently enjoyed its hottest June day since 1976, with temperatures edging close to 35C in some parts of the country. When the sun’s shining and the temperature’s soaring, how do you stay focused on your business?