Property investment tax

When it comes to tax, unless you are a professional, it can be difficult to navigate your way through the maze.
But understanding the basic taxation laws and your rights as a property investor is imperative to the success of your investment career.
We’ve made it a little easier for you by providing a guide to all the taxation questions you need answered.


Explainer: the difference between tax avoidance and evasion

Tax minimisation, tax avoidance and tax evasion – what the difference? Which is legal and which isn’t? By: Roman Lanis, University of Technology, Sydney and Ross McClure, University of Technology, Sydney Within the current discussion of corporate tax there are a number of terms used to describe the corporate strategies and behaviours involved, such as “tax…

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How to save tax through loan structuring

It’s a common philosophy in property investment to start with the end in mind.  Unfortunately, this is often easier said than done, and loan structuring is one such overlooked strategy that could save investors tens of thousands of dollars over the course of their property investment journey. While this article will outline some of the…

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Capital Gains Tax When You Sell Your Home After It’s Been Rented Out | Ken Raiss

What are the Capital Gains Tax implications when you move out of your home and rent it out and then sell it? I love receiving questions from our listeners at Real Estate Talk – Victor sent in this one:  “I moved out of my principal place of residence, which I’ve been in for seven years, and then rented it…

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Making an offer on a property – We interview 6 experts

Purchasing property will be one of the largest financial decisions of your life so it’s one that should not be taken lightly. But navigating the maze of property purchase is not always as easy as it sounds. Before you sign anything, in fact before you’ve even begun negotiating your offer on a house, you need…


Mortgage Offset Account Explained

Offset Finance Once you have bought your home, there are ways that you can minimise the interest you pay over the life of the loan.  This can include making additional lump payments or repaying the loan fortnightly instead of monthly. One of the most popular ways, however, is to establish a mortgage offset account, which…

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