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I have received a letter from Bidston Trust regarding the Tax

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I have received a letter from Bidston Trust regarding the Tax disclosure program. As I am staying in my Families house Rent free, provided I renovate and maintain the property and pay all expenses. As advised by them I have contacted you as they suggest I may be liable to be taxed on this benefit.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Tax
Expert:  Sam replied 3 years ago.

Hi Thanks for your question, I am Sam and I am one of the UK tax expert here on Just Answer.

 

This is not a benefit - a benefit is when an employer provides additional money or monetary value - like free accommodation, company car etc along with employment

 

 

But this is family, and you are not their employee or are you?

 

I am shocked that a business handling tax disclosure has not idea about employee benefits and when it does not constitute this. Especially if

1) They are handling your tax disclosure and

2) Asking you to find out information for them

 

 

Perhaps you are best seeking support with a company more expert in their field?

 

 

Thanks Sam

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