Everything property owners need to know at tax time

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Whether you’re an investor or owner-occupier, make sure you’re making the most of tax deductions

Tax season can be a harrowing time of year. Gathering receipts, adding up expenses and making time to sit down with your accountant can be time-consuming and stressful.

No matter your financial situation, though, most people have the same goal at tax time: minimise the amount they owe while maximising their refund. If you own a property, there are specific deductions you can use to achieve this. To do this, though, you need to be armed with the right information. Check out our guide to tax for property investors.

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Tax deductions for home owners

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Investors aren’t the only ones who can benefit come tax time. See how your home can work for you.

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Tax deductions for investors

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Property is a smart investment strategy for those looking to minimise their tax bill. See how it can work to your advantage.

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How to minimise your CGT bill

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Learn how to sell your property without getting slugged with a huge capital gains tax bill.

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How an offset account can work for you at tax time

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Savvy investors can use an offset account to pay down their home loan quicker while minimising their tax bill. Find out how.

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Your general tax deduction questions answered

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Tax deductions go far beyond your property. Make sure you’re claiming everything you’re entitled to.

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How to get the most out of negative gearing

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How you can generate positive cash flow while you’re negatively geared.

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Changes that could impact you

Negative gearing and the capital gains tax (CGT) concession are tax strategies used by many property investors, but the rules around these concessions could be changing. Find out how potential changes could impact you.

Do you have general tax questions? Check out our income tax calculator

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