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  • January 16, 2019
  • Tax Depreciation

Frequently asked depreciation questions

What is depreciation? As a building gets older and items within it wear out, they depreciate in value. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property investors to claim a deduction relating to the building and fixtures it contains. Depreciation can be claimed by any owner of an income producing property. This deduction essentially reduces the investment property owner’s taxable income.

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  • August 10, 2018
  • Tax Depreciation

Be careful of these depreciation mistakes this tax time

Depreciation can be a rather complex area with specific rules, qualifying dates, depreciation rates, methods for claiming and pre-determined effective lives of assets. As such, claiming depreciation deductions can be a confusing task for many property investors.

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  • May 17, 2018
  • Tax Depreciation

Claim property depreciation this financial year Property depreciation

Every property investor can benefit from learning more about depreciation and discovering the process involved in finding out what deductions are available to claim.

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  • April 12, 2018
  • Tax Depreciation

Three things you should know about property depreciation

Many property investors are not aware that the Australian Taxation Office allows them to claim depreciation deductions for the wear and tear of a building over time and the plant and equipment assets contained within the property*.

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