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The government has got its eye in, and been blooded through the odd embarrassment. It needs to ask itself whether it wants to be a two term government? Of course it does. But what about becoming a four term government? Australians like to give their new governments a go.  So if you’re a first term government all you have to do is avoid really big mistakes, and keep the photo ops coming.  But the second term gets harder. And the one after that?  Well you’re fighting that nagging “it’s time” feeling in the electorate. The Government needs to invest its political capital now doing things that might not please the electorate now, ...
A negative gearing strategy can only make a profit if the asset rises in value(capital gains) by enough to cover the shortfall between the income and interest which the investor suffers. The investor must also be able to fund that shortfall until the asset is sold. The tax treatment of interest expenses and future gain will affect the investor's final return too. Tax rules vary from country to country. Negative gearing on property is currently only found in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, all countries in the Commonwealth of Nations.
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a guide to gearing | frugalandthriving.com.au
You’ve probably heard hype surrounding the concept of gearing. Gearing is basically borrowing to invest. More often than not people borrow to invest in property, but you can also borrow to invest in shares in the form of a margin loan. The hype is all about negative gearing, but what is it and what are the other forms of gearing? Below is a quick explanation of gearing. Positive gearing is when you make a profit on your investments (and have to pay tax on that profit). A property investment is positively geared when the rent more than covers all of the expenses associated with the property. A positively geared investment ... market research, surveys and trends
Henry Review: how did the government respond? It didn't. | Crikey
?” was the tag line for Stanley Kubrick’s adaptation of the infamous novel.  As anyone who had read it knew, the answer was of course that they didn’t.  In the great Hollywood tradition, the book and the film didn’t have much to do with each other.  There was much in the novel that never made it into the film, and much in the film that had nothing to do with the novel. And so it was about an hour into yesterday’s lock-up (well, it took me an hour, brighter sparks probably worked it out much more quickly) that we realised that we’d been lured in on the basis that the government was unveiling ... market research, surveys and trends

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Hooray Henry! The tax review headed by Treasury secretary Ken Henry has "told it like it is" in several key areas of tax reform, such as housing, superannuation and fringe benefits. It acknowledges that huge perks in these areas, especially for wealthy people, cause economic, social and environmental damage. It also suggests important changes to reduce this damage. Sometimes, its views are mumbled in a few sentences rather than declaimed with as much enthusiasm as other reforms it knows to be more popular, at least with the business sector. But that is still a great improvement on the past two decades of denial, ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
House price predictions : Core Economics
RP Data tell me the link that Joshua has provided will not be updated until Monday. So in the meantime, here is the media release… ——– Using Australia’s largest property database, the October RP Data-Rismark Hedonic House Price Index results have confirmed the September RP Data-Rismark Index findings that Australian capital city residential property prices have started increasing again during the second half of 2008. The RP Data-Rismark Index results are reported by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) in its Statement on Monetary Policy and have recently been selected by the Australian Stock Exchange ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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The castle as a bank vault
Investing in your family home means you can avoid, perfectly legally, the tax the government wants you to pay on an investment property.' 'Why not live in your money?" one wily auctioneer suggested at a crisp winter morning auction in Melbourne recently. Why not indeed? As a buyers' agent of million-dollar-plus homes in Melbourne, I see people buying and selling some very nice homes in some very nice suburbs. One thing I often wonder is why, when someone has made money out of one of those very nice family homes, either by design or by accident, their first thought is often to draw on that money to invest in ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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adverse reports about negative gearing - in all matters think before you act! We examine how it applies to investing in rental properties. NEGATIVE. GEARING ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Variable gearing in pennate muscles
*To whom correspondence should be addressed at: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Box G B-204, Brown University., E-mail: manny_azizi/at/brown.edu Edited by Ewald R. Weibel, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, and approved December 3, 2007 Contributed by Author contributions: E.A., E.L.B., and T.J.R. designed research; E.A. and T.J.R. performed research; E.A. analyzed data; and E.A., E.L.B., and T.J.R. wrote the paper. Muscle fiber architecture, i.e., the physical arrangement of fibers within a muscle, is an important determinant of a muscle's mechanical function. In pennate muscles, fibers are oriented at ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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the treatment of negative gearing on rented property. Sensitivity analysis. The effect of a 1 per cent change in each independent variable on the ...
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Are tax rates in Australia high as Europe? - Yahoo! Answers
Check out the ATO (Australian taxation office) website for all the info on Aus tax. You can do a search on what you are looking for ie "Tax rates" and find anything you want. http://www.ato.gov.au/ The tax rates you are looking for is at- http://www.ato.gov.au/individuals/conten… PS- I think Timepond is somewhat misguided (with a huge chip on their shoulder too). I would hardly think that negative gearing is a RORT because negative gearing in effect means you are making a loss, yes you get a deduction on income from other sources that reduces the tax payable.. but you only get that deduction because the expenses of that asset ...
logic of landlording: how to make money? | Ask MetaFilter
How can I possibly buy a house with the goal of renting it at a profit? I'm in LA and even duplexes are priced so high that the mortgage costs can not possibly be covered by rents... I owned a three unit apartment in Orlando, Florida, about 15 years ago and made money from day one. (I wish I hadn't sold it when I moved away!). There are rental buildings for sale here, so I assume someone must be buying them. How are they making money? And what is the logic if they're not? Thanks! Put down a big enough down payment that the mortgage payments and operating expenses are less than the rent you'd be taking in. ...