Tax Strategies - Investment Strategies

    • After a political standoff almost saw negative gearing legislation drastically changed in Australia, may investors began worrying about their property portfolios. We asked Sam Saggers from Positive Real Estate to explain the ins and outs of negative gearing – and how to avoid being overexposed read more

    • Landscaping is generally non-deductible in terms of your annual tax return. However, you should keep a record of these expenses as they will form part of the calculation of the capital gain upon sale of the property. read more

    • Most people are aware that owning real property comes with a myriad of tax issues. This month, Eddie Chung, partner at BDO, looks at the tax deductibility of travelling costs incurred by owners of investment properties, and the new withholding tax regime that commenced on 1 July 2016 read more

    • At this time of year, you may be looking into such sharing services for your family home while you are away on your end of year holiday. How do participating in these sharing economy websites and apps affect you tax wise? read more

    • With the ATO currently undertaking extensive data matching of property sale records with tax returns to identify any omissions or misstatements, it is critical that you understand your tax obligations. Eddie Chung explains read more

    • With 30 June quickly approaching, we asked Eddie Chung to share the dos and don’ts for reducing your tax bill this year. read more