Practicalities of Moving Oversea and Main Residence Exemption

Question Hi we are thinking about moving abroad this year with a trial period beforehand, and plan to sell our PPOR (ownership is joint tenants) as a precaution.The purchase price was $525,000 and sale price will be approximately $1m. Our original idea was for my wife to transit first with the children and start setting …

Replacing Bathrooms before Renting Out

Question My question is about the deductibility of bathroom renovation costs following a leak that revealed that the entire bathroom floor and shower walls had not been properly waterproofed when the place was initially built (cca 2009). I purchased the property in 2014 and rented it out for several years, until about 2020. I then …

No Discretion if You Miss the 12 months to Notify Your Super Fund You are Claiming a Tax Deduction

Question My question concerns historical post-tax voluntary super contributions that were not previously claimed. I work for the QLD Govt and as such contribute 5% in voluntary super contributions for my employer to increase their contribution to 12.75% (this requirement has changed recently). Until I began salary sacrificing these contributions several years ago they came …

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