As a building gets older and wears out, it depreciates in value. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows owners of income producing property to claim this depreciation as a decline in value tax deduction.
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What is a Tax Depreciation schedule?
A tax depreciation schedule is required to maximise the depreciation claims available and to substantiate these claims in a tax return. It’s what will help your bottom line come tax time. Leading Building Inspections work with partnered quantity surveyors for reporting and help you claim on the building’s structure and items considered permanently fixed to the property. Depreciation can be claimed on the plant and equipment assets contained within it such as furniture, fittings and electrical appliances. When choosing Leading Building & Pest Inspections, you are getting the knowledge of a building inspector partnered with a quantity surveyor, so you know you’re in good hands.
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All of our inspectors have the essential skills and knowledge to carry out your inspection – they know how buildings go together and how they can fall apart.
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They are happy to explain their findings and answer your questions so you can make an informed decision about your purchase or construction project.
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We have also developed our own custom-built inspection report that can be completed on-site via an iPad, so you can be assured that it incorporates all the essential elements and photos needed for a thorough inspection.
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Buying our first home was easy after having Leading Building Inspections recommended to us. They came through with everything they had told us over the phone. Meeting us on time and walking through our home, not missing any detail as they looked through all areas of our home. A fully detailed report that night was sent through just like Leading Building Inspections promised they would. Showing us all areas which required immediate attention and other areas which were in perfect order. I will be buying another house in the next few years and I know who my builder inspector will be. Respectful, polite and down to earth and very educated in this industry describes the workers for Leading Building Inspections and I will be recommending there professionalism to many other friends who are also looking to buy a home.
Brodie and Hannah
We have used Adam Shaw from Leading Building and Pest Inspections on multiple occasions to conduct pre-purchase and pre-settlement inspections. It is of the upmost importance to us that these inspections are conducted thoroughly, and all defects are accurately reported. Adam’s approach is highly professional, extensive and always exceeds our expectations. The reports provided are comprehensive with pictures attached and are arranged in an easy to read chronological order. Adam also follows up after sending reports to ensure the all information has been understood and can provide clarity and further information on any defects or issues outlined within the report. Adam goes above and beyond for his clients, is highly professional and provides extensive and thorough reports. I strongly recommend Adam for anyone looking for a building inspector.
Jeff, Suburbanite Realty
We have been using leading building and pest for around 2 years now in that time I have found that they always go the extra yard and get the reports to me in a timely manner. We are property investors so it is important that the reports are accurate and on time. I would have no hesitation on referring them to anybody to Leading.
James Create Group