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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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  • April 02, 2018


The City of Melbourne is considering an amendment to the Planning Scheme aimed at improving the quality of urban design for private developments in the Central City and Southbank.

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  • March 14, 2018
  • property development, Settlement, apartmentrs, Development News

Granny flats are becoming popular investments

Data collected by BMT Tax Depreciation, Australia’s leading tax depreciation specialist, indicates that in the 2016-2017 financial year there was a 22 per cent growth in the number of schedules requested for granny flats nationwide.

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  • March 12, 2018
  • Planning, property development

New Controls Afoot In Glen Eira’a Major Centres

Structure plans are the flavour of the month at Glen Eira with Council last week adopting final structure plans for Elsternwick, Bentleigh and Carnegie, along with Quality Design Guideline's which provide clearer direction on Council’s expectations for new development across the entire municipality.

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