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    • bikeman17
    • By bikeman17 8th Oct 17, 3:09 PM
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    Spreadsheet to manage income and outgoings
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    • 8th Oct 17, 3:09 PM
    Spreadsheet to manage income and outgoings 8th Oct 17 at 3:09 PM
    Anyone got any links for a spreadsheet where if I input my income and then input cost for various utility bills, I can see my remaining funds.

    TIA
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    • 00ec25
    • By 00ec25 8th Oct 17, 3:24 PM
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    Goodness. It will take you no more than 5 minutes to create one for yourself.

    If your real question is "I don't really know what is and is not claimable, can you give me a list" then read this: https://www.gov.uk/hmrc-internal-manuals/property-income-manual
    Last edited by 00ec25; 08-10-2017 at 3:28 PM.
    • 3card
    • By 3card 8th Oct 17, 3:26 PM
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    • 8th Oct 17, 3:26 PM
    This is the one i use.
    Very basic but it does the trick for me

    http://www.propertyinvestmentproject.co.uk/blog/calculating-your-profit-and-loss/

    HTH
    • getmore4less
    • By getmore4less 8th Oct 17, 3:32 PM
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    MSMoney every time if you want anything more than an in/out.

    for just in out use the SOA template.
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 8th Oct 17, 3:56 PM
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    Pencil, paper, calculator...
    What is this life if, sweet wordsmith, we have no time to take the pith?
    Every stew starts with the first onion.
    I took it upon myself to investigate a trifle; it had custard, jelly, soggy sponge things...
    • singhini
    • By singhini 8th Oct 17, 4:04 PM
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    Money Advice Service do one (budget planner) you can get it from thier website
    • bikeman17
    • By bikeman17 8th Oct 17, 5:29 PM
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    Problem is I've lived with parents and not paid every bill so not sure exactly what's expected.
    • G_M
    • By G_M 8th Oct 17, 5:45 PM
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    so what you really want is a list of bills you'll have to pay....?
    • cally6008
    • By cally6008 8th Oct 17, 5:45 PM
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    Well done for coming on here and asking for help Start off in the right way and aim to keep on the right path

    Main ones - Rent , council tax , water rates , tv license , broadband + home phone , mobile phone

    Make a note of what day the direct debit is due to come out of the bank
    Make sure you definitely have enough in

    • getmore4less
    • By getmore4less 8th Oct 17, 5:47 PM
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    Problem is I've lived with parents and not paid every bill so not sure exactly what's expected.
    Originally posted by bikeman17
    Ask your parents.
    • McKneff
    • By McKneff 8th Oct 17, 6:05 PM
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    There are some very unhelpful remarks on here to anewbie.
    Please dont post if you cant help.

    Poor lad, dont let it stop you from coming back for help
    No one can make you feel inferior without your consent
    • bikeman17
    • By bikeman17 8th Oct 17, 7:10 PM
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    Thanks for everyone for the supportive comments.

    Found a budget calculator on rightmove's website. You basically put in your monthly income and then input a tough estimate of all the outgoing bills from household, finance, transport, child and shopping cost and it tells you how much you'll have left at the end.
    • quotememiserable
    • By quotememiserable 8th Oct 17, 7:20 PM
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    Rent , council tax , water rates , tv license , broadband + home phone , mobile phone
    Originally posted by cally6008
    The only other thing on my list is insurances. Contents if renting, buildings too if buying.
    • Ithaca
    • By Ithaca 8th Oct 17, 9:48 PM
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    There's a great one on MSE!

    https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/banking/Budget-planning

    I use the spreadsheet version (http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/redir/e5897875) and have added a few other tabs to track other areas (e.g. total cash in various bank accounts / ISAs etc).
    • Smodlet
    • By Smodlet 9th Oct 17, 1:03 PM
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    Well done for coming on here and asking for help Start off in the right way and aim to keep on the right path

    Main ones - Rent , council tax , water rates , tv license , broadband + home phone , mobile phone

    Make a note of what day the direct debit is due to come out of the bank
    Make sure you definitely have enough in
    Originally posted by cally6008

    Gas and electricity are fairly major, no? But yes, the MSE one is supposed to be pretty good and they have an SOA (Statement of Affairs) should you need suggestions on how to minimise your outgoings. HTH.
    What is this life if, sweet wordsmith, we have no time to take the pith?
    Every stew starts with the first onion.
    I took it upon myself to investigate a trifle; it had custard, jelly, soggy sponge things...
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