Monthly Archives: August 2013

First Home Buyers and builders are the big winners in the Western Australia budget. The budget lifts the first owner grant for those buying a newly built home or building a new home, by $3000 to $10,000. The increase takes effect from September 15, bringing WA into line with other states and territories introducing measures to boost the take-up of new homes as the population expands. Master Builders Association housing ...

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In tough economic times nearly all of us are trying to figure out ways to save, especially when it comes to paying the tax man, but according to Managing Director of BMT Tax Depreciation, Bradley Beer, many property investors are not taking advantage of the full tax benefits of their property investment. Australian Taxation Office (ATO) legislation allows investment property owners to claim a deduction due to the wear and ...

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