How to pay less tax and boost your first home deposit April 23, 2021 | Property If you are thinking about your first home, but you’re struggling to save a deposit, here’s a Government scheme that may help you save faster and pay less tax.   What is it? The first home super saver scheme…

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4 vital questions you should ask when investing in property April 15, 2021 | Property Starting your property investment journey is exciting! With this, comes a lot of important research, however, this can be overwhelming especially with the large amount of information available. The secret to getting on the front foot is simplicity and this…

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FAQs on depreciation for property investors April 12, 2021 | Property Most owners of an investment property are aware of claimable expenses such as council rates, property management fees, interest on loan etc. Depreciation is an expense often not considered even though it can be a large deduction that can make a big difference to…

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4 simple tips to save tax with your investment property April 8, 2021 | Property Over the past 30 years, property investment in Australia has dramatically increased. Due to interest rates being at an all-time low, people have been taking advantage of these and buying property left right and centre. Whilst this is a good…

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A simple explanation of common property depreciation February 3, 2021 | Property Property rental rates and values are subject to constant change, and this is particularly evident for units, townhouses and other types of strata complexes. A constant amongst this sea of change is the tax deductions that rental properties provide to their investor owners.…

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Financial Advice Report for Commercial Tenancies December 17, 2020 | Property Entering into a commercial lease is a significant business decision as it requires a big commitment of both time and money. A commercial lease can be one of the largest obligations a small business may undertake, so the Queensland Government has put in place…

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Land tax relief for COVID-19 affected Queensland commercial landlords November 23, 2020 | Property Queensland commercial landlords may apply for one or more of the following land tax relief measures: a land tax rebate reducing land tax liabilities by 25% for eligible properties for the 2019-20 assessment year a waiver of the 2% land tax foreign surcharge for foreign…

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How to save money with negative gearing November 18, 2020 | Property Negative gearing is a highly discussed topic throughout the property sector and is always brought into the spotlight at election time. As one of the deciding factors in an investment property, it must be considered when determining your investing strategy. Before exploring depreciation…

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What you need to think about before building an investment property October 15, 2020 | Property When considering taking the plunge on an investment property, a vacant block of land probably isn’t the first option considered. We want to change this as people are unaware of the benefits of building on an empty block. Your…

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What are plant and equipment depreciation deductions? September 15, 2020 | Property Image courtesy of https://www.paig.com.au/ There are a lot of items property owners can claim depreciation on. So, when your specialist quantity surveyor tells you that you can claim depreciation on almost anything, they mean it. You can claim depreciation on your investment property’s walls,…

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