Interest Rate Cut by Reserve Bank

Interest Rate Cut By Reserve Bank

The Reserve Bank’s decision to lower the cash rate by 25 basis points to 4.5% aims ‘to deliver an added boost to confidence’. Why was there a rate cut? Global financial markets have recovered somewhat from the turmoil of recent…

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Investment Property – What Structure?

Investments can be held in a number of different structures, e.g. individual, partnership, company, trust and superannuation fund. There is no one size fits all. Choosing an investment structure largely depends on a number of factors including asset protection, financing…

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What is Negative Gearing?

Negative gearing is a form of financial leverage, where the funding costs exceed the income returns. Two most common examples of negative gearing are: An investor borrows to invest in a residential rental property. The rent received is less than…

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Investment Property Rental Expenses

Some of the expenses you can claim as deductions on your rental property include: Advertising- This only includes advertising associated with obtaining tenants. Advertising costs associated with selling the property add to the cost base of the property and are…

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