How to Avoid Paying Capital Gains Tax (CGT) When Selling a Property?

While capital gains tax might sound overwhelming at first thought, with a bit of knowledge and planning, it’s possible to substantially reduce how much of it you pay – or even avoid it altogether. Capital gains tax (CGT), for those who are new to this, is the levy you pay on the capital gain made […]

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How to Calculate Capital Gains Tax (CGT)

As with most financial matters, capital gains tax can look daunting from afar. But edge a little closer and you begin to see it’s not quite as confusing as you initially thought.  Here’s what you need to know to get your finances in order. What is Capital Gains Tax?  Capital gain is the difference between […]

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Why it’s important to understand the difference between Physical Growth & Capital Growth

Do you understand the difference between physical growth and capital growth? Not to worry if you don’t, because I’ll explain. You see… physical growth will often be masked as capital growth. On the surface, there is no way of telling the difference. However, by digging deeper and having a greater level of awareness and perspective, […]

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Understanding the best performing capital city housing market amid COVID-19

Capital city dwelling values have been affected differently across Australia in the wake of the pandemic. As well as anecdotes of demand in regional lifestyle areas, the ACT dwelling market has been the clear ‘winner’ of the capital cities, increasing 1.3% in value between the end of March and the end of July. This came […]

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Why have the capital cities performed differently amid COVID-19?

Not every Australian housing market has performed the same way since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest CoreLogic Home Value Index results revealed that since March, Melbourne property values fell 3.5%. Meanwhile, the ACT dwelling market reached a record high. From June to July, the rate of decline eased across Perth from -1.1% […]

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A Complete Guide to Capital Gains Tax (CGT) in Australia

The thing about property investing is that eventually you, or your beneficiaries if you hold for the extremely long-term, will likely have to pay Capital Gains Tax (CGT). This is the time when the Federal Government gets their share of the profit that you’ve made from investing in property as it’s technically classed as personal […]

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