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With Western Australia being such a large state – we really need to investigate first whether your property in say Geraldton or Kalgoorie really needs an inspection.
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How will a depreciation schedule help me?
As a property investor you can entitled to claim the wear and tear of an investment property against your taxable office.
Just a business can claim the depreciation on a computer or desk you can claim the depreciation on your investment property.
What does a depreciation schedule look like?
There are two types of depreciation that you can claim.
Firstly you can claim what’s called the capital works allowance and secondly you can claim the depreciation on the Plant & Equipment.
Now remember, you have to have the property as investment property in order to claim the depreciation.
You can not live in the property and claim depreciation.
These days most people receive there depreciation via email, so it looks more like a pdf rather than a booklet.
The capital works deduction refers to the structure of the building.
This structure can be claimed over a 40 year period from when the property was built.
Let’s say you buy a 10 year old property in Perth, you can now claim the original building cost for the next 30 years at 2.5% per annum.
SO if your property cost $100,000 to build 10 years ago, you would be able to claim $2,500 for the next 30 years, if you acquire that property today.
Plant and Equipment items refer to those included within a building that are more easily remove-able.
This is why they have a shorter effective life.
This means that are not expected to last as long.
Plant & Equipment items include things such as, Carpets, Ovens, Blinds & Dishwashers etc.
Step by Step Guide to work our how much you can claim with a Perth depreciation schedule.
1 – Visit the Free Property Depreciation Calculator
2 – Enter the details of your Perth Investment Property as shown below
3 – Press calculate and see the results below.
This is how much you can claim per annum.
Tax Depreciation Schedules Perth
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