Changes announced in budget have made little impact on depreciation claims

After much initial angst back in May, we have seen little difference in investor demand for depreciation schedules, with schedules requested from Capital Claims Tax Depreciation to be greater over the May - September period than compared with the[...]

November 01, 2017

6 Facts Every Property Investor Should Know About Claiming Depreciation on Their Rental Property

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Fact 1.  Depreciation is typically one of the largest deductions available to property investors

Averaging between $6,000 and $12,000 in the first full year for standard residential properties, tax[...]

September 26, 2017

Changes to Residential Plant and Equipment Depreciation Following 2017 Budget

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Recap of the changes

In the Budget announcement of May 9, 2017 the Government stated their intention to limit the deductions claimable by investors for the depreciation of their Plant and Equipment assets in residential[...]

August 08, 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

How is depreciation applied following natural disasters?

Every year, thousands of properties are affected by events such as natural disasters and other unforeseen circumstances. In these situations, property investors often find themselves in the stressful situation of having to replace many assets and[...]

May 02, 2017

5 quick ways to improve cash flow on your investment property

Looking for ways to quickly improve the cash flow of your investment property?   Here are 5 suggestions you can consider:

March 03, 2017

New assets at your investment property? Update your tax depreciation schedule now for free.

If you’ve replaced or added assets to your investment property, it’s important to upgrade your tax depreciation schedule so you can claim on the new items from the time you install them.

February 24, 2017

What is a quantity surveyors report?

A Quantity Surveyors Report (also known as a Capital Allowance and Tax Depreciation Schedule or Depreciation Schedule/Report) is a document, typically prepared by a professional Quantity Surveyor, that clearly reports in detail the deductions[...]

December 19, 2016

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[...]

October 15, 2016

Scrapping assets in your investment property

What many investors may not have considered when they are renovating their investment property is the value of the items they are throwing or giving away.

August 07, 2016
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