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Limited Company to buy new Buy to Let

paulr101
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Joined: Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:04 am

Limited Company to buy new Buy to Let

Postby paulr101 » Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:07 am

Hi,
I am buying my 3rd buy to let.
My total income will go above £50K (salary from job + rental income).

Is buying through a limited company a better option than buying in my personal name?

Are there any other option to avoid higher tax?
Thanks

SDLT Geek
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Joined: Sun Apr 30, 2017 5:45 pm

Re: Limited Company to buy new Buy to Let

Postby SDLT Geek » Tue Mar 24, 2020 9:06 pm

A limited company pays the extra 3% SDLT on a purchase. Look out if the value is over £500k with a 15% flat rate of SDLT and Annual Tax on Enveloped Dwellings to consider.


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