Not all tax depreciation schedules are equal

Whilst the ATO prescribes standard rates for effective lives of construction and plant and equipment items, the varied methodologies used by depreciation service providers can result in thousands of dollars of difference in the final schedule[...]

June 05, 2016

Holiday Rentals Depreciation

Holiday rentals depreciation is an often missed deduction for investors.  We are often surprised by how many investors don't claim for depreciation of their holiday rental, despite the significant tax advantages that maybe available.  Owners of[...]

March 30, 2016

Beware ATO property focus

Late last year the Australian Taxation Office announced its intention to obtain details of property transactions dating back to September 20, 1985.  Yes, you did read that correctly - the scope and amount of information they will be reviewing is[...]

March 23, 2016

Negative gearing, depreciation - is a depreciation report still relevant?

Negative gearing allows for investors who have made a loss on an investment to claim that loss against their personal income.

March 23, 2016

Tax Depreciation and Renovations

Depreciation of pre-purchase additions and improvements

March 19, 2015
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