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Hotel Pub Depreciation

How to Claim Depreciation on Hotel or Pub

Tax depreciation is one way a business can maximise its returns. Once utilised, it becomes a tool for success, but few know how to take advantage of it. In this pub and hotel depreciation guide, you’ll learn what you need to ensure you maximise Australian tax laws. What is a Pub or Hotel Depreciation Schedule? […]

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Depreciation Schedule Costs

Gaining The Benefits Of Depreciation First Hand

After more than 20 years in Sydney’s North Shore, Washington Brown decided it was time for the head office to move to the big smoke. So we bought office space in one of the busiest streets in the Central Business District (CBD). The place was ugly. It was rundown and in desperate need of some […]

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depreciation without an inspection

Statistics Don’t Lie – Depreciation Schedule inspections

THE NUMBERS are in. There’s no denying it. It’s now a fact that not every property needs a physical inspection by a depreciation expert for the maximum tax deductions to be claimed. The truth is that the majority don’t need a physical inspection, saving you time and money. We’ve been saying this for a long […]

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The Year 2020

Depreciation Schedules – The New Reality

Deprection Inspections – Do You Always Need One? The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many businesses to reflect on “industry norms” and the way they operate. We are no exception. At Washington Brown we believe in researching each property and advising clients on the best way to approach achieving the maximum depreciation in the most cost-effective […]

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AIRBNB

By now you have probably heard that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is putting Airbnb owners ‘on notice.’ Airbnb has emailed owners warning them that their details have been shared with the ATO. I suspect that there might be a few ‘Nervous Nellies’ out there – those who haven’t declared the income they have been […]

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Fireworks

IT’S OFFICIAL

Since our beginning, well over 40 years ago now, Washington Brown has always placed as much importance on achieving the maximum ATO-Compliant deductions for our clients as we have on ensuring the highest levels of Customer Service and Satisfaction. With these aspects being at the core of the business’ values, we are understandably both proud […]

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How First Home Buyers can Claim Property Depreciation

First home buyers seem to be a popular topic of discussion in Australia. They’re either getting a lot of government incentives and grants on the one hand, or they are finding it tough to get into the property market due to rising house prices on the other. Over the years I’ve been invited to talk […]

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What is a depreciation schedule

What is a Depreciation Schedule?

Property depreciation is a legal tax deduction related to the ‘wear and tear’ of an investment property over time. A tax depreciation schedule outlines the deductions you may be entitled to claim each year of ownership on the Building Allowance (the structure itself including bricks, concrete, etc.) and, if eligible, on the Plant and Equipment […]

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The Five Things Your Tax Depreciation Schedule Must Contain

An investment property tax deductions calculator won’t always show you everything you can claim. Many leave out the assets that go into a typical depreciation schedule. Here are the things that your tax depreciation schedule must contain. When it comes to tax, there’s one question you must ask about your investment property: what can I […]

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The Secrets of Backdating Your Property’s Depreciation

Property depreciation is one of the largest tax deductions for homeowners in Australia. But did you know that you can backdate your property’s depreciation? Doing so could save you thousands of dollars every year. As an investor, you need to take advantage of all the tax deductions Australia has to offer. Property depreciation deductions allow […]

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