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

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

Can my accountant do the tax depreciation report for my rental?

Accountants are not qualified to estimate construction costs, which includes more than just materials & construction labour. For example, accountants are not qualified to estimate construction works & associated costs of previous works over the[...]

June 20, 2018

Bought an investment property late in last financial year? Make it count, claim your deductions!

It doesn’t matter how recently you bought your rental property – even if it was just a couple of weeks out from the end of the financial year – it’s always worth getting a depreciation schedule done sooner rather than later.

June 07, 2018

How the experts use depreciation to maximise cash flow from their investment property

Pick your favourite property expert and check out their advice regarding the benefits of claiming depreciation on their investment properties.  Whether you follow Margaret Lomas or Michael Yardney, or you prefer Cam McLellan, or Jane Slack-Smith,[...]

September 19, 2017

Depreciation of renovations by previous owners

Many investors don't realise they may be eligible to claim depreciation of renovations completed by previous owners of their investment property.  The depreciation claimable will depend on when the property was purchased and the nature and extent[...]

July 06, 2017

What is a rental property depreciation schedule?

A Tax Depreciation Schedule (also known as a Capital Allowance and Tax Depreciation Schedule or Quantity Surveyors Report, or Rental Property Depreciation Report) is a document, typically prepared by a professional Quantity Surveyor, that clearly[...]

May 30, 2017
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