Residential Rental Property Investment Depreciation

Residential Rental Property Investment Depreciation

From 1 July 2017, the Tax Office introduced new laws limiting investors ability to claim depreciation on investment properties. The laws target ‘previously owned’ equipment (dryers, microwaves etc.), fixtures and fittings (curtains, carpets etc.). Under the new regime...
Directors fees, wages, drawings and superannuation

Directors fees, wages, drawings and superannuation

Directors’ Fees, Wages, Drawings and Superannuation Guarantee From 1 July 2019, changes to the law for the tax deductibility of payments of Directors’ fees will take effect. Failure to comply with these changes will prevent the payments from being a tax-deductible...
Car logbook for tax purposes

Car logbook for tax purposes

Car logbook  To claim a deduction for motor vehicle expenses the tax office requires substantiation of the business use of the vehicle. This can be documented through a logbook. The percentage of business use determines the tax deductibility of the vehicle expenses....
Taxes for Rental Properties

Taxes for Rental Properties

Taxes for Rental PropertiesIt is a very popular scenario that home owners (called a Principal Place of Residence or PPR for tax) sometimes convert their residence to a rental property and/or use some of the property for income earning activities or that they sometimes...
Instant Asset Write Off

Instant Asset Write Off

Instant Asset Write Off Assets used in business are usually subject to a tax-deductible depreciation write off over their useful life or at rates set-out by the Australian Tax Office. Assets (including cars) that are available for use and used in businesses with an...