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Depreciation and Off-the-Plan Properties
Residential
Friday July 20 2018

Depreciation and Off-the-Plan Properties

Investors who are looking to purchase a new property often look at buying off-the-plan.

Four Questions You Should Ask Your Quantity Surveyor
Business
Wednesday July 4 2018

Four Questions You Should Ask Your Quantity Surveyor

Are you an investor who’s heard about the benefits of depreciation and have decided to start claiming?

Which Method Best Suits Your Investment Strategy?
Business
Wednesday March 14 2018

Which Method Best Suits Your Investment Strategy?

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows investors to choose between two methods of claiming depreciation on plant and equipment assets. These are the diminishing value and...

Stamp Duty is Out of Control
Business
Tuesday January 23 2018

Stamp Duty is Out of Control

Stamp duty bills across Australia have blown out and have risen by almost three times average house prices since the 1980s as a lack of reform...

Do Depreciation Deductions Apply to You?
Business
Tuesday November 28 2017

Do Depreciation Deductions Apply to You?

Owners of income producing properties are eligible to claim tax deductions for a number of expenses involved in holding a property, but all too often investors...

Govt Takes Aim at GST-dodging Developers
Business
Wednesday November 8 2017

Govt Takes Aim at GST-dodging Developers

Dodgy property developers will no longer be able to collect GST on the sale of new residences and then dissolve their company to avoid passing it...

Wide Ranging Pheonix Reforms Laid on Table
Business
Thursday October 5 2017

Wide Ranging Pheonix Reforms Laid on Table

Transferring money or assets between companies to avoid paying creditors could be specifically prohibited under the Corporations Act as part of wide ranging reforms which have...

The Industrial Property Revolution
Commercial
Thursday September 28 2017

The Industrial Property Revolution

If you’ve ever bought something online, you probably haven’t put much thought into the detailed process from purchase to delivery.

Why Wait? Earn More Now from Your Investment Property
Residential
Tuesday September 5 2017

Why Wait? Earn More Now from Your Investment Property

Property investors evaluating their current financial position and considering what options they can take to improve the cash flow gained from their investment should consider a...

Environment
Jun 15 2018
Queensland Govt Under Fire for $1.3bn Trash Tax

The Queensland government admits households could end up being slugged with its unpopular trash tax if councils decide to double-dip.

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Business
Mar 7 2018
Trump Refuses to Back Down on Tariffs

President Donald Trump is facing growing pressure from political and diplomatic allies as well as US companies to pull back from proposed steel and aluminium tariffs,...

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Business
8 Dec, 2014
Property Council Pushes for Tax Reform

The Property Council of Australia has joined efforts by the broader business community to lobby the federal government to implement significant tax reforms next year.

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