Duo Tax Quantity Surveyor Coffs Harbour

Duo Tax Quantity Surveyors in Coffs Harbour, NSW are experts in preparing tax depreciation schedules for property investors. We work closely with you to ensure that you receive the maximum allowable deductions while ensuring compliance with ATO rulings.

Our team is highly qualified and dedicated to providing you with the best possible service, ensuring that you get the most out of your tax deductions. Get a free estimate on our quantity surveying services by calling us or filling out the online form. 

If you are a property investor, you’re probably aware of the tax deductions that come with owning investment properties. However, we find that so many first-time investors aren’t aware that property depreciation is the second largest tax deduction they can claim on their investment property after interest on loans.

Duo Tax is a quantity surveying firm that helps Australian property investors maximise their depreciation deductions. The team of quantity surveyors and expert tax agents provide professional, practical and affordable advice on how to get the most out of your investment by making sure you’re claiming all of your available deductions. 

Our Coffs Harbour quantity surveyors have over 30 years combined experience providing tax depreciation reports, construction cost estimates and property valuations. 

As avid investors ourselves, our goal is simple – make every cent count. We are committed to providing you with accurate, reliable and timely information that will help you pocket more cash from your investment property. 

Our local quantity surveyors can help you claim tax depreciation deductions in Coffs Harbour and a broad range of surrounding suburbs in the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. 

What is Property Tax Depreciation?

As a building gets older, its structure and the assets within the building are subject to general wear and tear. In other words, each year, the value decreases and thus, depreciates. When it comes to your investment property, these items are classified as either Plant and Equipment assets or Capital Works assets.

The ATO allows property investors, who generate income from their investment property, to claim the property depreciation as a tax deduction.

Division 43 Deductions refer to the depreciation of the structure of the building. The structure of a residential and commercial building generally has an effective life of 40 years. In other words, you can claim the decrease in its value for a deduction for 40 years, provided that you’re generating an income from the property. 

You can claim a capital works deduction on construction costs too. 

The term “plant and equipment” refers to the fixtures and fittings that are found within the building and are generally easily detachable from the property. 

The rate at which plant and equipment fixtures depreciate depends on the ATO’s Asset Effective Life Schedule, which gives guidance on how many years an asset is effective before it’s worn out. The ATO recognises more than 6,000 different assets that investors can claim tax deductions on.

For example, dishwashers have an effective life of 8 years. 

Claiming tax depreciation on investment properties involves identifying its value, estimated construction costs, and fittings and fixtures. A tax depreciation schedule is a comprehensive report detailing how much depreciation you can claim on your investment property to pay less tax. 

The tax depreciation schedule document is typically prepared by a professional quantity surveyor, who will inspect your investment property and assign a value to each asset. 

Why Choose Duo Tax Coffs Harbour for your Property?

Each Duo Tax Quantity Surveyor is a registered tax agent to provide depreciation services for your construction, residential building or commercial investment property project.

We offer expertise in by assessing tax depreciation deductions for investment properties that are new, old, renovated, completely refurbished or for commercial fit-outs.

We have experience in depreciation schedules for all building types, including construction, residential and commercial projects.

All of our reports are ATO compliant, and we’re an affiliate member of the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS) – the nationally recognised professional body for Melbourne quantity surveying.

Our free online rental property depreciation calculator will give you a rough estimate of your project and its cost, potential savings and cash return.
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Qualified Quantity Surveyors

Value

Our reports provide up to 40 years of depreciation where applicable and we’ll even retrospectively help you claim on previous years you missed out on.

Experience

We’re Australia’s highest-rated Quantity Surveyors. Our Quantity Surveyors have served over 50,000 happy property investors.

Team

With over 50 combined years of experience and a nationwide presence, our Duo Tax process focuses on the most aggressive form of tax depreciation.

Fast

We offer immediate and accurate over the phone estimates and have an average turnaround time of 5 business days.

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Our Reports

  • Simple, easy-to-read and results focused
  • ATO Compliant and the choice for thousands of accountants and advisors Australia-wide
  • Complete 40-year diminishing and prime-cost depreciation schedules where applicable
  • Includes capital loss schedule to reduce your capital gains tax
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Registered Quantity Surveying Tax Agents
ATO Compliant
AIQS
Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors Affiliate Members

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Talk to one of our friendly qualified quantity surveyors to organise your personalised depreciation schedule or simply get a free quote.

Learn more about property tax depreciation

Residential Depreciation

Property investors, in most cases, are entitled to tax deductions as apart of the wear and tear that occurs in their investment properties.
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Commercial Depreciation

Similar to residential property, commercial property depreciation deductions can also be claimed. There are substantial tax benefits for both the commercial property owners and tenants.
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