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Money Box Live: Buy-to-let & furnished holiday lets

Houses on beach at St Ives, Cornwall.
BBC Radio 4's Money Box Live
Wednesday, 20 April 2011 at 1502 BST on Radio 4 and Online

The tax rules about furnished holiday lettings are changing this month and the rules about which properties qualify will be amended in 2012.

If you want to find out about the new rules or about the tax treatment for a holiday or buy-to-let property you can call or e-mail the programme.

To work out whether there is a good financial return on your investment you will also need to consider mortgage costs, interest rates and stamp duty.

Once you have found a suitable property you may have a question about marketing costs, presentation or accessibility and safety.

Where can you find guidance about regulation, legislation or accreditation?

Vincent Duggleby was joined by:

• Ray Boulger, mortgage advisers, John Charcol

• Chris Norris, National Landlords Association

• Martin Sachs, English Association of Self Catering Operators

• Mike Warburton, tax director, Grant Thornton

Presenter: Vincent Duggleby
Producer: Diane Richardson



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