Tag: tax

Good habits for tax-smart property investors

LJ Hooker offers the following good habits to help property investors navigate tax time. Which of these points are most relevant to you? Article reproduced...

Build-to-rent should have rules and tax rates of commercial property: Property...

The Property Council of Australia has called out for build-to-rent housing to receive the same managed investment trust rules and tax rates as shopping...

Tax time: Obtaining and owning a rental property

When investing in a rental property, you'll need to keep records right from the start and work out what you can and can’t claim...

New rental laws that will affect new homeowners in 2018

New homeowners are reminded that under recent changes, they cannot claim the cost of inspecting and maintaining rental properties as tax deductible. As part of...

9 ways to cut your tax bills through depreciation

Just like you claim the wear and tear of your car against your taxable income or the wear and tear of the desk in...

How is property depreciation calculated?

With a new understanding of property depreciation, you may be wondering how you calculate depreciation on your investment property assets. Sponsored article courtesy of Washington...

Back to basics on property depreciation

How does investment property depreciation work? Sponsored article courtesy of Washington Brown What is depreciation? Let’s start right at the beginning. Depreciation is basically a tax deduction available...

Opinion: Finally, some clarity on depreciation deductions

The property market has finally received some clarity in relation to the Government’s plan to reduce depreciation deductions for residential properties. It’s good news...

Tax time: Property owners urged to get deductions right, ATO

The Australian Tax Office (ATO) says too many individuals and small businesses are making excessive tax deductions and has threatened to come after them. The...

Tax time: Property investors, are you tax ready?

As a new property investor, it is worth speaking to a professional tax accountant to get a good understanding of what you can and cannot claim.