Posts Tagged ‘capital cost allowance’

Accounting for buy-and-hold real estate investments

Posted on: September 15th, 2015 by Real Estate Accountants 11 Comments

Buy-and-hold real estate investing has its own unique set of tax and accounting rules. As discussed in articles on flipping properties, and rent-to-owns, using the proper structure is critical. Think of this as a short primer on those rules, and how they may affect your taxes as you plan your real estate investment business with […]

Top 10 tips for prepping your personal tax returns – pt 2

Posted on: April 12th, 2011 by Dube & Cuttini

6. Claim CCA or the principal residence exemption Generally, we like to claim the capital cost allowance (CCA)— the tax equivalent to depreciation—on our properties. This decreases our current year taxes even if we will incur “recapture” when we ultimately sell the property. After all, a dollar today is worth more than a dollar tomorrow. However, if […]