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Property Analysts at Work

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We’re very proud of our Property Tax team who work diligently to ensure all depreciation reports are accurate and compliant. Recently, Property Analyst Victoria Lyons conducted a property inspection on a newly constructed apartment complex. Victoria takes the time to compile a detailed register of all plant and equipment items, as well as assessing wear and tear. This included white...

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All Depreciation Reports are Not the Same

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In an ideal world, every property depreciation report or schedule should be the same. But we don’t live in an ideal world, so in some cases, there are vast differences in the quality of depreciation reports. A poorly prepared depreciation schedule will result in property investors missing out on valuable depreciation allowances, costing them thousands in additional taxes. In worst-case...

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Life Saver for Property Investors via Depreciation Allowances

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Residential property investors seeking tax relief have a built-in life saver through depreciation allowances. Now more than ever, investors need to be smart and claim all eligible deductions. Newly built properties offer substantial tax savings. 

The stunning Gallery House Apartments recently completed in Brisbane is a perfect example of how one property investor gained $60,000 in tax benefits for the first year,...

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Celebrating 5 Years of Providing Excellent Tax Service

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In 2015, NBtax by Napier & Blakeley was launched to provide cost-effective and quality depreciation reports for investors of residential investment properties. During the past five years, we are extremely proud to have worked with leading residential developers and private investors delivering significant tax savings across Australia. 

National Residential Manager, Kath Hemphill, and the NBtax team have done an excellent job...

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Property Analysts at Work

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Ever wonder what is involved in preparing a depreciation report for residential investment properties? Our Property Tax Analyst firstly gather as much information on the property as possible. This includes an exhaustive search of records to determine the construction costs, type, size, and age of the property. Next our Property Analyst will conduct a physical inspection to itemise and evaluate...

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Educational Videos Launch

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Understanding depreciation is a must for all property investors. Our Property Tax team spend a great deal of resources helping our investors gain a better appreciation of the benefits in claiming depreciation allowances. Savvy investors have been utilising depreciation to manage cash flow and offset rental income to reduce their taxes for many years. While some new investors are not...

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Depreciation Allowances for renovations deliver greater tax benefits for investors.

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On the surface, this second hand investment property built in the 1970's would not be eligible for depreciation allowances. But a thorough inspection and analysis by our Property Tax Analyst Victoria Lyons, revealed recent renovations and upgrades entitled the current property owner to claim depreciation. 

The property is a one bedroom and one bathroom apartment located in South East Queensland. Due...

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Depreciation Allowances Delivers Cash Flow for Melbourne Village Buy and Hold Investors

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Investors in one of Melbourne’s finest new residential developments – Melbourne Village - will benefit from increased cash flow through depreciation allowances.

Partnering with Ironfish, a national property investment service, NBtax by Napier & Blakeley is pleased to provide comprehensive depreciation reports for their investors.  

Ironfish offers strategic property investment services and opportunities to build a portfolio of quality property assets...

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Depreciation allowances Delivering Vast Financial Benefits for Investors

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Despite the rocky start to the year, the property market is in full swing with high demand for residential properties, followed by high prices in some markets.

Our NBtax team has been equally busy with several large scale developments in progress. We’ve also helped clients with boutique townhouse projects and investors with holiday accommodation units, and single dwelling properties. Through our...

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That’s a Wrap for Property Tax in 2019

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2019 has seen many highs and lows for the property market resulting in uncertainty for investors.  The Federal election held in May saw a large focus on property issues with fears of adverse changes to the property tax legislation impacting investment properties. Since then, the market has improved with a renewed interest powered by moderate increases in house prices in...

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