Our Services

for property investor

Depreciation Schedules

Maximise your return on investment. Depreciation allows you to claim the cost of the construction of a building over time. These deductions reduce your taxable income and tax payable and therefore increases the return on your investment. Deductions can often reach as high as tens of thousands in annual deductions.

We aim to complete the full process in no longer than 14 days from receipt of request

Industry and advice

All clients can receive our free industry updates providing tax advice for investment property owners and market updates

for accountants

Our depreciation reports offer the following advantages:

Pro-rata of deductions for part year income

Full 40 year schedule

Diminishing value and straight line depreciation methods in separate sections

Annual summary (Division 40 and 43) plus annual detailed description grouped by ATO asset classes

Historical write off (where data is available)

Reports can start from any year requested to allow for previous year deductions.

Pro-rata of deductions for part year income

We also offer:

White label reports allowing improved self-promotion and expanded business services producing improved customer loyalty.

Education to staff and clients in the form of case studies, joint marketing and presentations free of charge.

Industry and investment property taxation updates free of charge

Our process


A request can be made directly or via referral from any accountant or agent.


Build Cost will take care of everything using our philosophy


We will physically audit the property and then determine the construction cost


Every report is fully reviewed to provide accuracy and quality


your deductions and start saving thousands on your tax bill

pricing and guarantee

residential depreciation on schedule

$500 to $550 inc GST.

Regional and remote areas may incur a $70 travel fee

commercial depreciation schedule

Starting from $600 inc GST. As commercial properties can vary greatly please call or submit a online request

price guarantee

We will beat any competitor quote by 5% (conditions may apply)

We promise to get 4 times the value of our service in deductions or the service is free.

industry news and advice

property owners

Build Cost offers free quarterly industry and market updates providing tax advice for property owners and investment property market updates.


Build Cost specialises in property investment taxation and are often in a position to advise of changes first. Receive flash updates on changes to property tax and depreciation rules as soon as they occur or simply to contact us for a general clarification point.