Colin Dartnell

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Total Number of Property118 Comments: 192

Colin Dartnell

8:39 AM, 19th September 2018
About 2 days ago

Colin Dartnell

9:51 AM, 18th April 2018
About 5 months ago

Utilities liability - no contract?

Hi Ken
Basically they have equipment in the property, meter and main fuse, so it is expected that they will want some kind of charge. All be it a small one.... Read More

Colin Dartnell

20:36 PM, 8th April 2018
About 6 months ago

Gifting commercial property back to us?

Have you also thought about inheritance tax?
Unless there is a very good reason for the change, or you need the income yourselves from the property then it seems that the money is going the wrong way. If the property becomes yours and you both pass away then leave the property to your daughter she may have a 40% IHT bill to pay on it.... Read More

Colin Dartnell

8:47 AM, 31st March 2018
About 6 months ago

Jeremy Hunt purchases BTL in name of Ltd co.

Good luck to him, I doubt he had any say in introducing section 24, so why bash him.

I'm a tory landlord as well, as no doubt are many of us on this site, does that make us all ba****ds.... Read More

Colin Dartnell

12:53 PM, 19th March 2018
About 6 months ago

Allowable expenses - Am I going mad?

It is a repair if you are replacing the taps with ones of similar value and like for like.

If you were to upgrade them to shiny gold plated then that would be an improvement, (unless that is what you have already) 🙂

Replace both at the same time, it is more economical. No doubt the second tap is similarly worn out so both taps count as repairs.... Read More