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Assured Short hold Tenancyas defined in Section 19 A of the Housing Act 1988 as amended by housing act 1996
Actually, I understand that the landlord cannot let the room out. But I did not question it because the landlord would like to help so that this flatmate should leave the flat with in 6 months from Feb.
My concern now is He is demanding from me to provide a receipt of his room rent payment from Dec 2009 to Jan 2015. I would like to seek legal advice if I am still under obligation to provide him the requested receipt and the proper wording for the receipt as this document may incriminate me or use against me in the future. The rent is not for profit but to reimburse flat rent and utility bills.
Worst comes to worst that he insisted to provide him with receipts, is it right for me to use this wording: RECEIVED THE SUM OF 0000 from mr. x AS SHARE IN THE RENT OF THE FLAT AND UTILITY BILLS LIKE GAS, ELECTRIC, WATER, INTERNET AND TV RIGHTS FOR THE MONTH OF........ IS THIS WORDING CORRECT OR PROVIDE ME THE NECESSARY WORDINGA as this document/receipt may incriminate in the future like Tax on rent...The rent is not for profit.
CAN I USED THIS WORDING IN THE RECEIPTS:
RECEIVED THE SUM OF 0000 from mr. x AS SHARE IN THE RENT OF THE FLAT AND TO COVER UTILITY BILLS FOR THE MONTH OF ___.
AS TOLD YOUR EARLIER, A SIMPLE WORDING MAY INCRIMINATE ME FOR RENT TAX. WOULD YOU PLEASE CLARIFY AND LET ME KNOW IF THIS WORDING IS LEGALLY ACCEPTABLE? THANK YOU
HIS RENT IS 5760 PER YEAR OR 480 PER MONTH PER MONTH BUT IAM PAYING THE FLAT 12600 PER YEAR OR 1050 PER MONTH AND ROUGHLY £3600 FOR UTILITY BILLS PER YEAR OR 300 PER MONTH.
DO I NEED TO PAY TAX? I DONT HAVE PROFIT BUT MERELY REIMBURSING SOME EXPENSES. .
MY CALCULATION IS :
ANNUAL FLAT RENT 12600
MINUS - RENT INCOME - 5760
- UTILITY BILL -3600
PROFIT - NONE
IS MY CALCULATON CORRECT.
I DO NOT OWN THE HOUSE..IAM JUST RENTING. AM I RIGHT TO INCLUDE ALSO MY RENT AND UTILITY BILLS TO DETERMINE THE TAXABLE INCOME ON RENT AS PRESENTED IN THE CALCULATION.
Iam very satisfied wih all your replies. I have 2 more questions left and I will give you EXCELLENT rating:
1. The landlord reduced my rent to 700 because he rented out the other room. although the tenancy contract stipulates that as a tenant iam not allowed to rent out the room to others. However, he knows it and approved in principles (not in writing). I continue doing this from the time he learned it but not prevent me. as far as Iam concerned, although i violated the contract, i get his consent because he did not evicted me from the flat. AM I RIGHT IN MY ASSUMPTION?
2. I PAID £38.FOR A VERY NICE SESSION WITH YOU. I understand there is no more subsequent payment after this. Please confirm....
Thank you. You are an excellent adviser. I will provide my rating as soon as i receive your Reply.
Do I need to pay if in case I ask another questions within the next 6 days?