A legal campaign to fight 'unfair' mortgage tax relief changes for buy-to-let landlords is stepping up a gear today as Cherie Blair MBE QC throws her weight behind the battle.
The changes, likely to hit Britain's army of small-scale landlords hardest, were announced by Chancellor George Osborne in the July Budget.
They will curb the amount of tax that landlords can claim back on their property investments and could mean buying and renting out property is no longer viable for many.
But Mrs Blair's law firm Omnia Strategy has sent a legal letter to the HMRC stating the changes breach landlords' human rights. She believes the campaign has a 'reasonable chance of success.
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