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.

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6 common mistakes made when buying an investment property in an SMSF

More and more investors, and particularly Baby Boomers, are using their Self-Managed Super Fund (SMSF) as a vehicle to buy an investment property. So I’d like to share some of the most common mistakes I see people making so you can avoid them. 1. Debt Your Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) can borrow money to: a) Purchase...
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Investors could claim over $2.2 million in depreciation for each apartment in The Block.

An analysis from Australia’s specialist depreciation schedule provider suggests that investors could claim an average of over $2.2 million in depreciation deductions for each apartment on Channel 9’s 2016 season of The Block. Kim and Chris’s penthouse apartment has the highest amount of depreciation deductions available, with a first year deduction estimated to be at...

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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