We are on accrual accounting and by timing the vat return filing date I use it as a cash flow tool, if a claim get it in on 1st of the month, if there’s some to pay I file it just before final payment day, 37 days free credit
No VAT payable on any rents, they are Exempt (not zero rated)
EDIT - Unless as above the landlord has elected to tax (eg would do this if any possibility of development in the future etc so that the VAT could be claimed on the expenses involved))
As a mod it’s very difficult to be aware of everything that’s posted, the sheer quantity of posts every day makes it impossible, so if you haven’t been made aware via the ‘Reports’ system it’s easy to miss stuff, also the light touch we try to use mainly lets folks say what they like.
My family has four times lost property to compulsory purchase, it’s never been a multiple of any value, you get the lowest possible valuation determined by the district valuer, and you need a agent with guts even to fight for that.
We have several runs of valley gutters on 100ft spans, no matter what the steel men did we always had drips, in the end they lined then with pvc liners, job done.
when the manager spoke to the manufacturers about them, they said ‘they aren’t made to be leakproof’ !!