Beginner’s Guide to Investment Property Depreciation

Beginner’s Guide to Investment Property Depreciation

So you bought an investment property – good on ya. Now you need to know how depreciation works so you can pay less tax. This post explains how depreciation works in Australia according to the ATO, and will help you to manage your own finances and do your own tax return. A spreadsheet is also provided to help illustrate the concepts and do the sums for you, and you can freely download or copy the spreadsheet and use it to calculate your annual depreciation amounts.