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Property investors on notice after ATO spots false claims

Rental property owners who use their own property for personal holidays will be the subject of increased focus by the ATO due to a large number of mistakes, errors and false claims in recent years. We remind clients that you cannot claim…
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New depreciation rules proposed for residential property investors

The good news: they only apply to properties purchased after 9 May 2017. The Federal Government has proposed adjustments to depreciation legislation in the 2017 Budget. Under the new rules which are yet to be legislated by Parliament, investors…
Superannuation changes July 1

How will the July 1 changes to Superannuation impact you?

A number of changes to the rules governing Superannuation will come into effect on 1 July this year. Let’s take a look at what’s about to happen. The cap on concessional (pre-tax) contributions to your Super will be limited to $25,000…
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Which is the better investment - shares or property?

Almost everyone understands the benefits of investing in property. However, the similarities and benefits of investing in equities compared to property are not so easily understood. With soaring property prices, investors need to explore…
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Which type of rental property offers better depreciation deductions: houses or units?

If you’re thinking about investing in property, a common question during the pre-purchase stage is whether you’ll receive better depreciation deductions for a house or a unit. When calculating depreciation deductions for a property, a…