3 reasons to buy a rental property

Rental properties are a popular investment for many people. Below are 3 main reasons why owning property is a major investment choice. Tax Incentives Rental properties are a common investment for Australian Taxpayers, one of the main reasons why they are so popular is the tax deduction received for the net losses from theRead More →

You have just spent a relaxing time with your family in your favourite holiday destination, and you are thinking, wow this would be an ideal place to purchase a holiday home for future vacations and as an investment for retirement. To offset the expenses of running your holiday home, your plan is to have the holiday home available for rent for most of the year and use the home for your holidays for some of the year.

How does the Australian Taxation Office deal with a situation like this, do they allow you to claim any deductions against the holiday home rental income?