EXPOSED: HOW TO PROTECT YOUR ASSET

Documentation (or lack of it) is the “thorn” of the property world. All too often purchasers attempting to buy properties find that the vendor is unable to provide most of the documentation – current or historical. This exposes the vendor to a constant barrage of queries and investigations which then creates pressure, doubt, aggravation, mis-communication…

GET IT ALL

Do you have a commercial property as an investment?  If so, what has your tenant done to the property over the years or what have you done for tenants as part of landlord works? Changes to your property often produce a need to change your taxation records and usually warrant more investigation of deductions. A…

EXTRA CLAIMS GENERATE CASH

If you hold a property as an investment, you may allow tenant changes to the improvements, generate some form of change to the investment and/or re-let the property to new tenants. As part of these changes, consideration should be given to “how does this affect the deductions”. One simple example is where a tenant removes…

CONTROL YOUR DEVELOPMENT

It’s hard to overstate the importance of due diligence on a project. In a property market where finance is heavily constrained, corporate and individual investors are looking more closely at ways to leverage, and one of those ways involves buying land and contracting the delivery of the improvements.

NOT SO SMALL BUSINESS

Don’t invest in property if you expect the tax office to make it easy for you to maximise your returns and reduce your taxation on income. Property generates a broad array of opportunities to claim deductions, but you need to talk to experts who know this area intimately to make sure you get the most…

HIDE & SEEK DEPRECIATION

Our founder, Graham Upton recently presented at the Child Care Concepts Business Matters workshops in Brisbane and Sydney on the 11th and 23rd October. The audiences were informed of the various ways to make items like shade covers, slides and sand pits depreciate where they are related to this specific industry.

PEP CELEBRATES 10 YEARS

In October last year, we celebrated 10 years as PEP. PEP started in 2007 with the express purpose to provide clients with experience backed by advice on construction and property matters. PEP takes an interest in the outcome and gets involved by looking beyond their brief and being able to offer additional insights and thoughts on solving issues.