Why Labor's proposed changes to negative gearing hurts their own voters more than anyone

 

February 06, 2019

Depreciation for commercial properties

Many businesses, small and large, are in the process of finalising their business and individual financials for lodgement with the ATO over the next few months.

February 05, 2019

Instant asset write off extended and increased

Despite 12 months of campaigning by Council of Small Business Australia (COSBOA) and Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry the government has not given Australia in to pressure to make permanent the instant asset write off scheme for small[...]

February 04, 2019

Should I buy an investment property with a pool?

The house you’re looking to buy as an investment property is ticking all the boxes on your checklist.  You walk out the back door and see….. a pool!  You go to your checklist, try to find the word pool with the little square tick box and there[...]

February 01, 2019

Property Investor Community is Switched On

We have written previously (and endlessly) about “The Budget Announcement that was made in May 2017, and how some in our industry perceived it to be “doom and gloom”. We didn’t agree with that line of thought and believed it was a matter of time[...]

October 26, 2018

What tax depreciation deductions can I claim from my brand-new investment property?

If you have purchased or want to purchase a brand-new house or unit, there are great tax depreciation deductions claimable to you!

October 25, 2018

Repairs, Maintenance vs Capital Improvements

Investors often confuse repairs and maintenance and capital improvements. Both are legitimate tax deductions, but they are treated differently when recording your deductions for tax purposes each year.

October 24, 2018

Home becomes rental property

If you moved out of your home this year and continue to hold it as a rental, it’s no longer your Principal Place of Residence (PPOR) and it is producing an income for you. As such, you are eligible to start claiming all the deductions an[...]

October 23, 2018

I purchased a second-hand property, what can I claim?

With residential depreciation legislation changing in May last year, there has been some confusion amongst property investors and industry professionals and many have been wondering if second-hand properties can still claim tax depreciation.

August 08, 2018

How to use tax depreciation to help your cash flow

As a property investor are you expecting a tax refund due to a negatively geared investment property? Did you know you can access that refund in advance, or in real time during the financial year to improve your cash flow each month?

July 19, 2018
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