Buy-to-let squeeze: How to help clients hit by tax changes

All is not lost, writes Sheriar Bradbury

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Small buy-to-let landlords have been unfairly singled out for tax punishment through the Chancellor's squeeze on the rental market, writes Sheriar Bradbury. But advisers can help…

Small buy-to-let landlords are right to feel unfairly singled out for punishment in the government's squeeze on the rental property market. But by moving their property portfolio into a limited company structure they can mitigate at least some of the pain of the incoming new taxes. A limited company structure may not save the investor money straight away - but its great advantage is flexibility, making it easier to ensure the individual's overall income in any one tax year is at its most tax-efficient level over the longer term. Whether the government's assault on the buy-to-let pr...

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