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    Moving Back Into Let House

    Hi.

    I was wondering if anyone can provide me with advice.

    I used to live in my own house. I moved for work a few years ago and let my house (with consent to let).

    I'm planning to move back into my house which is currently still let. I've given the tenant three months notice (due to arranging work transfer / notice on the place I currently rent / sorting out the house once tenants move out etc.).

    My question is, if I need to replace things like the carpet, curtains etc., can I claim the costs of replacing them? As end of tenancy costs maybe?

    Thanks in advance

    LT

    #2
    The wear and tear allowance has been removed so you could expense the actual costs of the items as an expense, on a like for like basis, only if you are then renting it out, if it is returning back to a residential property then you couldn't.

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      #3
      No you can't do that. If the tenant actually broke stuff and you sort it before the tenancy ends, then maybe. At the start of putting a property out to rent you can make tax related expense claims - you can't have a double bite, fixing it for yourself at the other end.

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        #4
        Thanks for the advice - much appreciated

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