- crackgraParticipant@crackgraJoin Date: 2012Post Count: 2
When moving to Australian a few years ago I was informed negative geared property in NZ was a waste of money as it can’t be offset against my Australian income.
An accountant said to not mention I did have NZ property it as I would get CGT on them, not that I’m planning to sell them anyway!
I’ve struggled to find anyone wanting to help especially an accountant that knows what is fact. Have things changed? Am I better to sell in NZ?
Any advice would be greatly appreciated as well as any information on an accountant in Melbourne that’s in the know.
Thank you in advance.
GrantDAMPropertyParticipant@dampropertyJoin Date: 2011Post Count: 44
As you are an Australian resident you need to declare any overseas income on your tax return. In the Australian Taxation Office's Tax Return Supplement publication there is a section on Foreign Income. It says that you include the Income, less any deductions, which means you are going to show a loss on your tax return.
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