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Investment Property Tax Depreciation Tips

Investment Property Tax Depreciation Tips – Save Money

Claiming depreciation on your property is one of the most critical steps in an investor’s journey. And it’s the only deduction that can be subjective. All other expenses – such as interest, strata fees etc. must equal the amount you have precisely paid out. But, having an expert prepare, your tax depreciation report can enhance […]

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How To Calculate The Diminishing Value Calculation

Have you ever wondered how Washington Brown actually figures out the amount of deductions you will receive? Well, tax legislation sets down the way in which to calculate depreciation using the diminishing value method. Basically, you take the number 200 and divide it by the item’s effective life. For example, 10 years, and express that […]

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Rental Expenses On Investment Properties

  Rental expenses- Did you know? You can claim a deduction for certain expenses you incurred during the period your property is rented or available for rent! Types of rental expenses include There are three types of rental expenses available to investment owners; Cannot claim deductions Can claim immediate deductions in the income year you […]

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Depreciation Facts

The Ultimate Guide to Rental Property Tax Deductions

All property investors must consider tax deductions. Australia has clear rules in place. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) outlines the basics, but here’s what you really need to know. There’s one key question to ask yourself when you buy an investment property. What can I claim? It’s a simple question, but one that doesn’t have […]

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8 Tips To Maximise Your Tax Return

It’s hard to believe, but we’re approaching that time of the year again – tax time! As the end of the financial year draws closer, you’ll likely start thinking about that big fat tax refund and what you can do with it. But first you need to make sure you maximise your cheque. To help […]

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Beat the End of Financial Year Rush

Simple Tricks For Beating The End of Financial Year Rush Every one exchanges and settles a property on different days throughout the year. However, the end of the financial year only occurs once. As does the end of year rush! Your report should calculate exactly how much money you can claim for building allowance depreciation, […]

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How to Claim Low-Value Pooling

Immediately Write Off $300 and Low-Value Pooling (NOTE: Deductions for these plant and equipment items may only apply if you bought the property prior to May 9, 2017 – Read about the Budget changes here). Depreciation deductions are pro-rated depending on when you take ownership of a property. However, like with everything, there are exceptions […]

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Diminishing Value vs. Prime Cost Method

What’s the difference between the Diminishing Value method and the Prime Cost method of depreciation? So, you’ve received your tax depreciation schedule – now you have a choice to make. Should you choose to claim the Diminishing Value method or the Prime Cost method? Both methods are based upon the effective life of the asset […]

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What can I Claim as an Immediate Deduction?

It’s tax time and I thought I’d provide a list of some things that may help you save some money. If you’ve been reading this blog, you’d know by now that some things, name depreciation, cannot be claimed as an immediate deduction, however, there are some that can be. So what are these expenses that […]

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What is Negative Gearing Investment Property?

What is Negative Gearing Investment Property? Put simply, negative gearing is a tax benefit offered to investors on their borrowing costs. If your borrowing costs exceed the revenue gained from your investment, you are entitled to claim those losses against your total income. The benefit of gearing is that it allows you to own investments […]

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