No deduction for residential rental property travel expenses

25 May

Travel expenses related to inspecting, maintaining or collecting rent for a residential rental property will be disallowed from 1 July 2017.

The Government said that this change is designed to address concerns that many taxpayers have been claiming travel deductions without correctly apportioning costs, or have claimed travel costs that were for private travel purposes.

This change will not prevent investors from engaging third parties such as real estate agents for property management services. These expenses will continue to be deductible.

If you have any questions regarding these travel expenses please contact our office on 07 5474 0711.

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