If you have a holiday home – read this!

ATO have a new campaign… and a new PR agency? Word from the ABC is that the ATO is gunning for deductions on holiday rentals, particular when the property isn’t genuinely available to rent. “The ATO’s assistant tax commissioner Kath Anderson said too many holiday home owners were claiming deductions for properties which were not […]

17 tax deductions you may not be taking full advantage of

You probably know that before I dedicated myself to property – in my former life – I was an accountant. So I have a built in automatic reaction now to sit up and take notice when it’s coming up to tax time. First of all, let me say that most people (including accountants) think in […]

PODCAST: If there’s a possibility that one day you may die… Listen to this.

This podcast might not be for everyone… This podcast is only for you if there’s a possibility that one day you might die. If that’s you then you need to listen to this podcast. http://dymvideo.s3.amazonaws.com/ilove/20150617_-_Derek.mp3 Today I talk to a specialist called Derek who is going to make sure that all the wealth you are […]

PODCAST: Tax Planning for the Year Ahead

While some people hate tax time, as you probably know I love tax time. It’s when I get to really review how much I’ve achieved over the last year… But it also means I can work out what needs to be put in place for the following year… before the new tax year starts. This is […]

PODCAST: The budget from a property investor perspective…

So the budget’s come out… Of course it’s Hockey droning on about pensions, small business and blah blah blah… Boring right..? The big question is what does the new budget and the new small business benefits mean for you? In this podcast, Tasha Hungerford and I delve into the new budget from a property investor’s point of view. […]