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  • 05 May 2015 The Budget: Businesses more...
  • 05 May 2015 The Budget: Your Superannuation more...
  • 05 May 2015 The Budget: Families & Pensions more...
  • 05 May 2015 Budget 2015: Are you in the firing line? more...
  • 05 May 2015 Do you receive salary packaging? You need to read this: more...
  • 05 Feb 2015 The political landscape and what it means for you more...
  • 05 Feb 2015 What happened to all of those planned Budget cuts? more...
  • 03 Feb 2015 We can get a better tax deal. Here’s how: more...
  • 03 Feb 2015 Divorce and what it means for your business more...
  • 03 Feb 2015 What would Paul Keating do with SMSFs today? more...
  • 05 Feb 2015

    The political landscape and what it means for you

    The last Federal Budget contained a series of severe cuts.  Some of those have passed Parliament and become law while others are pending the outcome of negotiations with the minor parties, while others have died a slow and protracted death.  Keeping track of what announcements are now law is difficult.  Here’s a quick summary: Carbon... more...

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  • 05 Feb 2015

    What happened to all of those planned Budget cuts?

    If you’re confused about what happened to all of those announced Budget cutbacks then you’re not alone.  Many of the Government’s initiatives are stalled in the Senate awaiting final negotiation.  Here’s a quick summary of where everything is up to: What’s changed? 2% debt tax on high income earners from 1 July 2014 (and FBT... more...

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  • 02 Oct 2014

    Superannuation: What happens to it when you die?

    The outcome of a recent court case could change current belief and convention on what happens to your superannuation when you die. Whatever the ongoing impact, it serves as a strong reminder to make sure you have taken care of the detail… The general rule is that superannuation is not part of your estate. It... more...

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  • 17 Jun 2014

    It’s the EOFY! What now?

    Individuals Temporary Budget Repair Levy (or the Debt Tax):  Adds 2% to the tax rate for every dollar of a taxpayer’s annual taxable income over $180,000 Increase in the Medicare Levy from 1.5% to 2% Superannuation Guarantee charge increases from 9.25% to 9.5%. Aged care reforms introduce new assets tests for resident’s accommodation and care... more...

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  • 17 Jun 2014

    Budget 2015 – A simple guide

    Tony Abbott and his Liberal Government’s first Budget has certainly generated plenty of discussion – or should we say controversy? But in the weeks since it was unveiled, as the dust has had a chance to settle a bit, many are still left wondering what it actually means for you and I? In short, the... more...

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