Tax Strategies - Investment Strategies

    • Stamp duty is one of the biggest upfront costs of investing in a property. Also known as a land-transfer tax, how much you have to pay for this levy varies from state-to-state read more

    • One of the most common tax questions we field from investors is: what is the six-year rule, and how can it help me avoid handing over a massive chunk of my property profits in CGT? We spoke to Ed Chan from Chan & Naylor to get to the bottom of the six-year rule once and for all read more

    • No one invests in property with the goal of making a loss – but negative gearing, where your investment costs more than the income it drives, can work for you. Find out how negative gearing can benefit your portfolio read more

    • When it comes to property and tax, many investors stand to miss out on the benefits provided by a scrapping report. Tyron Hyde from Washington Brown takes us through the finer details of scrapping and why it’s so important to maximise your property tax depreciation deductions at tax time read more

    • Investing in new property can seem like a daunting and risky prospect, while the development of existing property can turn out to be more complicated than just profiting off  an unused bit of land. Eddie Chung clarifies the pros of new property investment and the tax considerations involved in subdividing for development read more

    • If superannuation is a minefield, navigating the superannuation rules around SMSFs investing in property could be likened to disarming individual mines without detonating them. We asked Eddie Chung to explain exactly what your SMSF can do with property investments – and, just as importantly, what they can’t do. read more