NSW land tax alert: airbnb activities

There is currently speculation that the airbnb economy will be targeted under new land tax measures.  This article considers the current land tax position in NSW with respect to airbnb activities. The AFR recently reported that the State of Tasmania is currently evaluating a new land tax rule to raise revenue from “airbnb” arrangements involving the … More NSW land tax alert: airbnb activities

Tax insights | investing in property (part 2)

In the second part of our Tax insights | investing in property series, we extend our discussion of the capital gains tax (CGT) “main residence” exemption (sometimes also referred to as the “principal place of residence exemption”) in the context of Australian expats and investing in vacant land.  We also consider the special “6 year rule” which extends the availability … More Tax insights | investing in property (part 2)

Tax insights: investing in property (part 1)

About to buy your second property?  STOP AND READ THIS! We previously published a popular article discussing negative gearing with property investments which offered 5 useful tax tips to consider when buying property. In this series, we will discuss further opportunities to take into consideration when investing in property. Part I discusses what happens with a … More Tax insights: investing in property (part 1)