Understanding Tenant Fees for Forward-Dated Leases

We have found tenants for our property, and the agreed start date of the tenancy is a few months away. They are keen to transfer the first month's rent and deposit. Is it OK to accept this, as it is a couple of months before they are due to move in?

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Tenant Fees

The Tenant Fees Act 2019 commenced on 1 June 2019 and banned most tenant fees in England. Only a "permitted payment" may be requested from a "relevant person"