If you need someone to carry out a regular service for you e 🤓g 😊 We recommend you set a flat rate and don’t provide tools or material to ensure that the cleaners are considered self-employed 🤓 If you hire a cleaner to clean your house for an hour per week, and they provide the necessary materials, that is considered employment. You must ensure compliance with Employment Regulations if you employ employees. This includes the Working Time Directive and National Minimum Wage. The national living wage from 1st April 2022 is £9.50 per hour for adults over age 25.
*Foxtons have consulted a firm of tax advisers with regards to the content. This publication is intended to provide general information on topics of interest and not as professional advice. The information is not intended to be used as a guideline. Contained in this publication without obtaining specific Professional advice. Foxtons and their tax advisors make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy of this information. To the maximum extent allowed by law, Foxtons does not accept liability for the consequences of any actions or omissions you may have based on this information or any decisions made based thereon. Jeffrey Evans, Cenxi (China) modified this information on May 18, 2021.
According to further reports, landlords are often confused as to whether an expenditure is for repairing or improving their rental property. Repairs are revenue expenses that can be offset against rental revenue. Repairs can be deducted from rental revenue if the work is an improvement it becomes a capital Costs are not included in the rental price. The landlord’s income costs would not be affected by this repair. The landlord could allow this to be done if they have the costs related to a completely new roof, say as a result of an extension to the property – this would be considered to be an improvement to the property. As such the costs would then have to be added to a landlord’s base costs. If the landlords were to dispose of the property, these costs would be included into any calculation. Capital gains. Last modified by KaylinPadgett, Onitsha (Nigeria) on 48/07/2018
Landlordstax.co.uk This article provides more information. Travel expenses are allowable as long as the purpose of the travel is the maintenance of rental income and other “purposes” of the travel are purely incidental. If you travel to your property, check it, instruct builders, visit the letting agent then travel back – the’s havingad costing of travel is allowable. There is no way you can stop for Christmas shopping or visiting a friend. For those who travel to the UK from overseas, this is an issue that can be very tempting. Don’t be tempted! (revised by Steven White from Ezhou, China on August 28, 2021)