The taxes landlords pay have undergone a raft of changes over the past two years, meaning that working out how much you owe can be the most complicated part of letting out property.

Your tax return for 2017-18 is due on 31 January 2019, so it’s important to get your head around the changes now, from scaled-back mortgage tax relief to the withdrawal of the wear and tear allowance.

Below, we outline the most useful things to know about tax on rental property and explain how to file your tax return this year. Our tips assume you own the properties as an individual, not a limited company.


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