Tax Strategies - Investment Strategies

    • One of the most important CGT issues you need to be aware of is that a capital gain is always generated on the date of exchange. Therefore, a property owner should take this into consideration when selling so that a capital gain does not fall into a year when they may not need it because they have significant other assessable income. The following areas are equally important and worth noting: read more

    • There are not many things as nerve-wracking and stressful as when the ATO comes knocking and demanding to see your books. To prepare you for such an event, Angelo Panagopoulos lists some practical and time-tested strategies read more

    • A smart property investment strategy is not just about capital growth and high rental yields; it’s also about improving cash flow. Tyron Hyde, from Washington Brown Quantity Surveyors, outlines his top depreciation tips for maximising cash flow read more

    • If you have bought an overseas investment property, or you have migrated to Australia and are now having to declare your rental income on a property you still own in your home country to the ATO, you might be entitled to claim depreciation on any overseas property you still hold and reduce your taxable income. read more

    • Eddie Chung explains the diffrent tax obligations for foreign nationals investing in Australian real estate read more

    • When investing in an overseas property there are a number of questions about tax that need to be addressed including: Where do I pay tax on a net rental income? Do I get taxed in either country or just Australia? Can a foreign net rental loss be offset against other Australian income? What are the tax implications if I sell the property? Are there any tax implications for my estate if I still own the property at death? read more