Depreciation increases an investor's cash return

Depreciation is....
Depreciation is the natural wear and tear that occurs to a building and the assets within it over time.
Australian Taxation Office
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) allows owners of income producing property to claim this depreciation as a decline in value tax deduction.
Maximise your returns
A tax depreciation schedule is required to maximise the depreciation claims available and to substantiate these claims in a tax return.

Why choose BMT?

Great deductions On average, we find between $5,000 - $10,000 in deductions in the first full financial year for residential properties.
Lasts a lifetime Our schedules last for the 40 year life of your investment property.
Split by ownership Our schedules can be split by ownership percentage to ensure maximum possible deductions are claimed
The BMT Guarantee Our Guarantee: We'll find double our fee in deductions in the first full financial year or we won't charge for our services.

What our valued clients say

A very professional service, with excellent communication and support. The results are very satisfying and money saving. I would be happy to use you again, and have recommended you to others with investment properties.

Jim, Banksia Park SA
From start to finish BMT provided a polished performance in managing my depreciation schedule. The service was slick, professional and worry free. I would happily recommend BMT services to my friends.

Lee, Lyons NT
Absolutely fantastic customer service. Great communication and extremely professional reporting. If only there were more companies out there that operated like you. A pleasure to deal with. Thank you.

Peter, Forbes NSW

BMT offers more for:

Residential Investors
Residential Investors

Claim maximum cash returns from your residential investment property.

More Accountants trust BMT to complete the tax depreciation schedules for their clients, find out why.
Finance & Mortgage Brokers
Finance & Mortgage Brokers

Add value to your service with a tax depreciation schedule - a vital tool in every investors pocket.

Sell your next development faster with a free BMT Tax Depreciation Estimate.
Real Estate Professionals
Real Estate Professionals

Whether you manage property for investors or sell property to investors – find out how BMT Tax Depreciation can help you.
Commercial Property Owners
Commercial Property Owners

Increase the cash-flow on your commercial property today.

Property investor case studies

See the difference a tax depreciation schedule can make to your cash flow.

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Industry Qualifications

BMT and key employees are members of the following professional standards bodies. This enables us to contribute to and access the latest research to ensure our high standards of work are maintained.

The ATO states that Quantity Surveyors such as BMT Tax Depreciation, are one of the only professions recognised as having the appropriate skills to estimate construction costs for the purposes of depreciation (TR97/25).

It is the experience and skills of BMT Tax Depreciation that will find you thousands of dollars in depreciation deductions for your investment property.

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From the press room

Landlords could save thousands of dollars annually with an up-to-date depreciation schedule
With the end of the 2015/16 financial year just two months away, Angus Raine, Executive Chairman of Raine & Horne, is urging property investors across Australia to have a current depreciation schedule in place by 30 June 2016.

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RepCost is an exciting new calculator which allows individuals to estimate the replacement cost of their property.
Key features:
  • The cost to rebuild
  • Demolition and removal of debris
  • An estimate of construction costs to replace the property

Rep Cost also allows owners to set a reminder to provide updated replacement costs for the property each year.