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Information and Help

Some related information that you may find useful.


  • Links to some helpful information on housing, money matters and Universal Credit.

Here are some links to related areas and information that you may find useful:

  • Council Tax
  • Housing - Information on housing options (Gateway to Homechoice), private housing repairs and complaints, adaptations, grants and loans and more.

  • Money Matters - Information on the Money Advice Service, setting up a bank account and other available support.

  • Universal Credit - Guides explaining what the introduction of Universal Credit means for landlords. 

HMRC Digital Tax Education Tools

  • E-Learning Tool - a mini tutorial with small modules covering property income /expenses / tips on record keeping etc which landlords can dip in and out of in their own time and pace.
  • Webinars - delivered by HMRC, both recorded and "live" webinars for landlords. 
  • Property Rental Toolkit - guidance on avoiding commonly made errors that HMRC see in property rental returns. Primarily for agents but may also be of interest to landlords.
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