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Guidance Sheet Resource Library

The ASSC supports members with a library of Guidance Sheets. These are designed to help ASSC members successfully set up and operate their self-catering business in Scotland.

Our Guidance Sheets are written by industry stakeholders, experienced members of the organisation and self-catering experts. Exclusively for members of the ASSC, our advice on operations, finance, legislation, insurance and more, supports self-catering business owners in making those independent business decisions that matter.

Guidance Sheets include:

  1. Short-Term Let Regulations in Scotland – Frequently Asked Questions
  2. 2023 Rating Revaluation – Rates or Council Tax
  3. Non Domestic Rates and SBBS
  4. Furnished Holiday Lettings Tax & Business Property Relief from Inheritance Tax
  5. Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) and Short Term Let (STL) accommodation
  6. Electrical Safety Checks
  7. The Provision of Food (Welcome Packs)
  8. Sustainability
  9. Photography
  10. Marketing Advice
  11. ICO Data Protection
  12. Dog & Pet Friendly Accommodation
  13. Assistance Dogs (Guide Dogs)
  14. Inheritance Tax Relief (BPR) on Furnished Holiday Lets
  15. Business Support Information
  16. Music Licensing for Short-Term Let Operators in Scotland
  17. Legionella Policy
  18. Cycling Tourism Industry Guide
  19. Using CCTV in Short Term Lets
  20. Private Water Supplies
  21. Hot Tubs and Spa Pools
  22. What you need to know about applying for a holiday let Mortgage
  23. Members Operating Agreement
  24. ASSC Committed to Quality Scheme (CTQ)
  25. Strategic Plan 2022-2026


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