Author: BMT Tax Depreciation

Property depreciation is a non-cash tax deduction available to the owners of income producing properties. As a building gets older, items wear out – they depreciate. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows property owners to claim this depreciation as a tax deduction. Depreciation on mechanical and...

Any owner of an income producing investment property is eligible for significant taxation benefits. Despite this fact, according to the Chief Executive Officer of BMT Tax Depreciation, Bradley Beer, 80 per cent of property investors are failing to take advantage of property depreciation and are therefore...

  Here is your sneak peek into the June issue of Australian Property Investor magazine, which is out now. Hear Kevin talk to Nicola McDougall about the story of a renovation that cost $5,000 and returned over $100,000. It is all detailed in a new renovation section to...

Boost cash flow immediately upon purchase Even if a property is purchased towards the end of a financial year, a tax depreciation specialist can provide valuable deductions in this short time. To maximise the depreciation benefit of a newly purchased investment property, owners should obtain a property...

Turning your residence into an investment property Many Australian’s own their primary place of residence, but an increasing number are making the swap from living in their property to using it as an investment for their future. There are a number of key factors that should be...

One question investors often ask about claiming depreciation on a rental property is ‘how will these claims affect Capital Gains Tax (CGT) when the property is sold?’ CGT can be a complex topic for investors to understand, particularly as the answer to the above question can...

First time property investors who have never claimed depreciation before often ask just how much of a difference depreciation deductions will make to their annual cash flow. Depreciation can be quite a complex and daunting topic, but seeing a real world example really helps to explain...

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