Find out about taxes, what you can claim and what happens when you sell your investment property…and more.
Find out about the conditions attached to an apartment that’s bought as a “going concern” with the GST charged at 0%, or “zero-rated”.
Generally investment in residential property is for rental purposes and would not be liable for GST. However some investments such as managed apartments may have GST considerations as these are often considered commercial properties for tax purposes.
The tax you should pay will depend on whether you are a residential rental investor or a dealer in residential rental properties.
Generally, you don’t need to pay tax when you sell your rental property except for any depreciation recovered. However, each time you sell a rental property it is important to consider if you are still a residential rental investor or are now a dealer.
Find out about deductions you can and can't claim
Date published: 30 Jul 2010
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