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    • jomc
    • By jomc 12th Jan 18, 12:49 PM
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    Help with tax return for foreign property rental
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    • 12th Jan 18, 12:49 PM
    Help with tax return for foreign property rental 12th Jan 18 at 12:49 PM
    My husband and I own a property in Ireland which we started renting out in 2017. I have been advised that as this is classed as income, we need to pay tax here in the UK. I have a few questions I am hoping someone can help with before I have to seek help from a financial advisor/tax advisor. Thanks in advance:

    I am a stay at home mum but my husband is in full time employment earning 25-30K. The helpline for self assessment advised we need to each fill out a tax return form (neither of us have experience with submitting a tax return so apologies if these questions sound daft).

    Do we split the income we earn on the house in half and each fill out our form for 50%? I would imagine that I will end up not paying anything as it would be classed below the personal allowance? (we make the equivalent of £12k a year in rent before tax etc)

    When I fill out my tax return in Ireland I am able to first deduct the amount of mortgage interest paid, house insurance and repairs etc. When I am doing the UK tax return can I do the same?

    Many thanks!
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    • Cook_County
    • By Cook_County 12th Jan 18, 3:31 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 3:31 PM
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    • 12th Jan 18, 3:31 PM
    Who owns the property under Irish law? Where are you and your husband domiciled (or deemed domiciled)?
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