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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What is Land Tax and can I reduce it?

What is land tax?  Who should pay it?  And can I reduce this major property cost which seems to eat into my rental income disproportionally? These questions are often asked by serious property investors who already have or are in the process of building a significant property portfolio. As is the case for most taxes,…

How is Capital Gains Tax calculated?

Capital Gains Tax (CGT) is one of those things that most investors know they will probably have to pay one day – and then promptly forget about it! The reality is that CGT can be difficult and confusing to understand, let alone calculate, so it’s important to have specialists on your side – and especially…

Attention Property Investors - The Tax Man is after you! | ASK THE TAX EXPERT Ken Raiss [Video]

Will your investment property make you a TARGET for the tax man? Attention property investors: your friends at the Australian Taxation Office might be taking an a much closer look at your tax return than you will be comfortable with this year.. Assistant tax commissioner Gavin Siebert said the tax office has made property rental…

Ask the Tax Expert [video] — How will the capital gains tax be calculated on a home that becomes an investment property?

How will the capital gains tax be calculated on a home that becomes a rental property? You’ll find out as you watch this week’s Ask the Tax Expert video as Ken Raiss answers Hamish’s question which is quite common as for many people their first home isn’t their final home and turns into an investment….