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Rental property claims needn’t be a taxing experience

API Magazine spoke to property investment tax expert Leah Oliver, who shared 20 tips and a whole lot of advice to make the end of the financial year less daunting.

Conceptual image of the process of renting a property
Completing a tax claim accurately is key to avoiding unwanted ATO scrutiny. Photo: Shutterstock

As any successful property investor will attest, making an income from rental properties is not an armchair ride to riches. 

It takes time, involves significant risk management and can get complicated – especially around the end of the financial year. 

Many Australians rightly view property as a vehicle to achieving financial freedom, and with one of the world’s friendliest real estate tax regimes for investors, it can indeed offer rewarding fi…