Tax Strategies - Investment Strategies

    • A wise man name Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” For the approximately 200,000 American expats currently residing in Australia, filing tax returns not only in Australia, but also in their country of origin is an absolute certainty. read more

    • Property development almost always gives rise to GST implications because of the high dollar value of the transactions involved. Eddie Chung shares the details you need to know before you consider putting spade to soil. read more

    • Approximately 1.3 million Britons now live in Australia. Many choose to retain UK properties but are not fully aware of the UK tax, and in particular the inheritance tax (IHT), implications. With information sharing between tax authorities now the norm, it is no longer possible to ignore this. read more

    • Can you continue to claim deductions for your property even while it is not generating income? If the property can no longer be rented out, or your tenants need to vacate for a period due to asbestos contamination this could be the situation you are faced with. read more

    • Nine out of 10 times, the tax rules surrounding investment properties are well known and intuitive. But hidden in the fine print of the legislation are some lesser-known tax rules that could potentially affect your tax position. It pays to know about these rules so you are covering all bases read more

    • 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