Fed Govt should rethink deductibility of investment outgoings, travel: REIA

The Federal Government should reconsider changes announced in the 2017 Budget to allowable deductions for investment property related to depreciation and travel to inspect property, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA).

“Whilst REIA supports the curbing of abuse of deductions, these two initiatives are contrary to the principles of a good tax system and the ATO has existing means for addressing abuses and excesses,” REIA President Malcolm Gunning said.

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