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Robert Maas (CBW) co-authors ‘Buy-to-Let Property Tax’ Handbook

July 27, 2017

Published by Bloomsbury Professional, this handbook is a ‘one stop shop’ for tax practitioners, accountants and others who need to advise their clients and be aware of the tax aspects of running a residential buy-to-let property business.

The landscape for residential buy-to-let property investors has changed considerably in recent years, with the government seemingly targeting landlords of residential property through various tax changes. This authoritative guide follows the logical sequence from the commencement to cessation of a residential rental property business and covers all the taxation issues that might apply. It also offers helpful guidance on the legal aspects of buying and selling a buy-to-let property, and landlord obligations to tenants.

Buy-to-let property tax handbook highlights key issues, tax planning opportunities and pitfalls for the unwary, and includes numerous worked examples and case studies, as well as reference throughout to legislation and HMRC guidance.

This brand new book covers:

· Commencement of a property rental business
· Calculating profits or losses
· Interest relief restrictions
· Capital allowances
· Furnished lettings
· Furnished holiday lettings
· Loss relief
· Jointly-owned properties
· Non-resident landlords
· Company landlords
· Capital gains tax reliefs
· Inheritance tax
· Incorporation of a residential property rental business
· Stamp duty land tax (and land and buildings transaction tax)
· Legal issues of buying and selling a buy-to-let property
· Dealing with tenants
· Landlord obligations

With contributions by a wealth of this property tax specialists, Buy-to-Let Property Tax Handbook is an invaluable resource for accountants and tax practitioners who have landlords as clients and is also ideal for property investors themselves.


For more information and to buy a copy: Buy-to-Let Property tax


About the Author

Robert Maas is a Consultant to the Tax Consultancy department of CBW, which specialises in problem solving for several other firms of accountants and solicitors, as well as tax planning for clients.

He has over 50 years of experience in tax and is one of the UK’s leading tax experts. In 2013 he was awarded the 2013 LexisNexis Lifetime Achievement award, which is the gold standard of excellence in the UK tax industry.

Robert is the author of many books and publications on taxation including standard works on Property Tax, Employment Income and HMRC Powers. He is a genuine specialist across all areas of UK tax.

Robert is a Chartered Accountant and a member of numerous tax bodies.