1st Edition

You and Your Lodger

By Rosy Border Copyright 2004
    104 Pages
    by Routledge-Cavendish

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    The Pocket Lawyer series is designed for members of the public who want 'how to' guidance in situations that would normally require expert advice.

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    Under the Inland Revenue's Rent-a-Room scheme you can earn £4,250 free of tax by taking in a lodger. This book will help you to decide whether taking in a lodger is for you. Once decided, it will guide you through your legal obligations as a landlord, help you choose and vet a suitable lodger and help you draft an agreement that is legally sound and fair for both of you.

    1. Before you start 2. Preparing for your lodger: your duties and responsibilities 3. Finding a lodger 4. Lodgers receiving state benefits 5. Deposits 6. Your Lodger Agreement 7. After the lodger moves in 8. Parting company


    Rosy Border