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Billions in buy-to-let tax relief available despite changes

Despite the changes being made to buy-to-let tax, due to be phased in by 2020, buy-to-let landlords will still enjoy £16.7bn of tax relief according to research by estate agent Ludlow Thompson.

Ludlow Thompson says that landlords will still be able to claim around £6.4bn on interest rate costs alone even after the changes are fully implemented.

Ludlowthompson chairman Stephen Ludlow says the tax breaks on offer on buy-to-let purchases “are still very valuable” despite the changes.

He adds: “Those tax breaks are essential to ensure that landlords continue to invest in maintaining their properties.”

If cities like London are to maintain a high-quality rental market it is vital that the system works well for both tenants and landlords.

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