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Aug 22nd, 2023

If you’re selling property, considering GST implications is vital for both trusts and individuals. 

In this episode, our host, Moss is back with Sohail to discuss deductions, PAYG withholding, and cash flow enhancement. Maximizing deductions to lower effective tax is key. 

Common deductions for investment properties include repairs, interest, management fees, and more. Super contributions can significantly reduce Capital Gains Tax.

Lesser-known deductions include borrowing expenses, home office costs, and tools of the trade. Travel and education deductions have restrictions.

GST can impact cash flow; registering allows for claiming back GST on property expenses.

Aligning tax rates with expected refunds eases cash strain. Good documentation and a skilled accountant are crucial for maximizing returns.

Maximizing tax returns from investment properties requires vigilance. Ensure no deduction slips through the cracks, and collaborate closely with your tax advisor. A proactive approach to record-keeping is essential to unlocking these potential benefits.

If you’re intrigued by these insights, don’t miss out on the full podcast episode! 

Tune in for a deep dive into optimizing your tax returns and maximizing deductions. Take your financial knowledge to the next level by listening now!

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Episode Highlights:

  • 00:00 Welcome to Helpmebuy Property Podcast
  • 02:06 What is a Tax Refund?
  • 04:39 What Are the Deductions for Investment Properties? 
  • 07:34 How Does the Tax Deduction Work? 
  • 13:21 Capital Gains Tax
  • 15:13 Borrowing Expenses
  • 16:51 Home Office Expenses 
  • 21:37 Can You Claim a Deduction for Travel?
  • 24:09 The GST Side of Things
  • 26:34 Managing Cash Flow



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