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

Budget 2017 and depreciation deductions for property investors

Please note: this article has been updated following release of the Draft changes to legislation.

Click here to read the updated version of this article.

We were anticipating a show of commitment to address housing affordability in Tuesday[...]

May 11, 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

What depreciation can I claim when owning an Airbnb?

December 15, 2016

Home becomes investment 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 you are eligible to start claiming all the deductions an investment property entitles you to.

December 15, 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

Can I claim tax depreciation for my older investment property?

Too often accountants and other professionals still tell us that they don’t bother with depreciation for an investment property if the property is 20 years or older.

September 29, 2016
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