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The depreciation rules may change but the goal is the same

Filed in Articles, Business by on June 15, 2018 0 Comments
The depreciation rules may change but the goal is the same

Those considering purchasing an investment property will often ask whether a commercial or a residential property will provide them with more deductions in the form of depreciation. There are many important factors an investor needs to be aware of when making their choice between these two investment options. Types of depreciation, how the rules change […]

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Why Accounting is about more than the numbers!

Why Accounting is about more than the numbers!

Success is defined by many people in so many different ways. Whether it is money, status, accomplishments, family or feelings. For me, success is defined by the people with whom I am surrounded by. The article I was so privileged to feature in, is a bit about me and my journey to where I am […]

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Why wait, earn more now from your investment property

Filed in Articles, Individuals, Wealth Creation by on January 11, 2017 0 Comments
Why wait, earn more now from your investment property

Claiming depreciation and using a Pay As You Go withholding variation can increase your fortnightly cash flow Though investors often use negative gearing to offset the costs involved with owning a property, most have the aim to eventually use the property primarily as a source of income and to generate wealth. Property investors evaluating their […]

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Missed Deductions Add Up

Missed Deductions Add Up

BMTs system to maximise your claim Closed circuit television systems, garden watering systems, intercom systems and solar powered generating system assets are all assets which are often missed by property investors when claiming depreciation. These and other missed assets such as door closers, freestanding bathroom accessories, garbage bins, shower curtains and smoke alarms are part […]

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The Essential Guide to Car Finance

Filed in Articles, Business, Individuals by on May 28, 2016 0 Comments
The Essential Guide to Car Finance

There’s a lot of ways to finance a car, and apart from ‘cash’ they’re all far from straightforward. If you want to make a smart business decision you need to get to the bottom of what’s the cheapest, most tax-effective way of owning the car, given your personal, and business related circumstances. Otherwise you could […]

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Four reasons investors should claim depreciation in 2016

Filed in Articles, Individuals, Wealth Creation by on January 13, 2016 0 Comments
Four reasons investors should claim depreciation in 2016

As we start the New Year, many investors might be formulating their annual New Years resolutions. Investors often think about the ways they can reduce the costs of owning an investment property and wonder how they could boost the cash flow earned. However when they do so, the deductions they can claim via depreciation are […]

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HELP/TSL Overseas Repayments

Filed in Articles, In the News, Individuals by on November 20, 2015 2 Comments
HELP/TSL Overseas Repayments

From 1 January 2016, if you have moved overseas and have a Higher Education Loan Programme (HELP) or Trade Support Loan (TSL) debt, you will have the same repayment obligations as those who live in Australia. This applies if you already live or intend to move overseas for a total of more than six months […]

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Crunch the numbers and save

Filed in Articles, Business, Wealth Creation by on November 5, 2015 0 Comments
Crunch the numbers and save

Want to be $96 per week better off? Before walking away from purchasing a first or next investment property, make sure to crunch the numbers correctly. That next bargain may actually be affordable if property depreciation is claimed. Astute investors will usually consider the potential rental return of the property, the property’s location in proximity […]

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Depreciation for renovations made easy

Depreciation for renovations made easy

Investment property owners often miss out on thousands of dollars due to two main reasons: 1. They don’t know what depreciation entitlements they can claim for renovations or refurbishments to their investment property 2. They don’t use a qualified Quantity Surveyor to prepare a tax depreciation schedule Follow the steps below to ensure your tax […]

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The decision on the Great Southern class action proceedings

Filed in Articles, In the News by on June 25, 2015 0 Comments
The decision on the Great Southern class action proceedings

The $23 million settlement, flagged in July 2014, resolves a class action by 2000 investors led by Macpherson and Kelley Lawyers and targeting Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s involvement in Great Southern’s schemes. The class action had sought to void more than $300 million of loans taken out with Bendigo and Javelin Asset Management to fund […]

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