He’s Lord Flight (not Flyte), and he’s unhappy about the Government’s new record for hostile tax policy aimed at buy-to-let landlords. The results, he warns, could include insecurity for private tenants and even a possible market crash as landlords, no longer able to make profits, evict and sell. Furthermore, the new taxes, he argues, are simply unfair. Landlords already pay higher taxes than other types of investor and provide a service, making - literally - millions of homes available to tenants. More here.
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