Is my mortgage repayment an expense?

I have rental property. Can I claim my mortgage repayment as an expense when doing my tax return?

17th September 2019

When you are doing your rental income tax return you can only claim the mortgage interest as an expense, not the full mortgage payment.

Mike Scanlan, Technical Manager at TaxAssist Accountants, explains:
 

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