ATO increases focus on rental property deductions
ATO increases focus on rental property deductions
ATO increases focus on rental property deductions
ATO increases focus on rental property deductions
Get set for a 2.5% wage increase
Get set for a 2.5% wage increase
Get set for a 2.5% wage increase
Get set for a 2.5% wage increase
Work-related car expense claims simplified
Work-related car expense claims simplified
Work-related car expense claims simplified
Work-related car expense claims simplified
Don’t forget: $20,000 write-off = ‘small business’ = less than $2 million ‘aggregated turnover’
Don’t forget: $20,000 write-off = ‘small business’ = less than $2 million ‘aggregated turnover’
Don’t forget: $20,000 write-off = ‘small business’ = less than $2 million ‘aggregated turnover’
Don’t forget: $20,000 write-off = ‘small business’ = less than $2 million ‘aggregated turnover’
Contractor Payments Data Matching Program
Contractor Payments Data Matching Program
Contractor Payments Data Matching Program
Contractor Payments Data Matching Program
10 technology mistakes small businesses often make (and how to avoid them)
10 technology mistakes small businesses often make (and how to avoid them)
10 technology mistakes small businesses often make (and how to avoid them)
10 technology mistakes small businesses often make (and how to avoid them)
Federal Budget 2015: Individuals
Federal Budget 2015: Individuals
Federal Budget 2015: Individuals
Federal Budget 2015: Individuals
Federal Budget 2015: Families
Federal Budget 2015: Families
Federal Budget 2015: Families
Federal Budget 2015: Families
Builders note: Change to your 'taxable payments annual report' lodgement
Builders note: Change to your 'taxable payments annual report' lodgement
Builders note: Change to your 'taxable payments annual report' lodgement
Builders note: Change to your 'taxable payments annual report' lodgement
INFOGRAPHIC: The budget winners and losers
INFOGRAPHIC: The budget winners and losers
INFOGRAPHIC: The budget winners and losers
INFOGRAPHIC: The budget winners and losers
Tax Office small business benchmarks have just been updated
Tax Office small business benchmarks have just been updated
Tax Office small business benchmarks have just been updated
Tax Office small business benchmarks have just been updated
Tax Office Super Crackdown
Tax Office Super Crackdown
Tax Office Super Crackdown
Tax Office Super Crackdown
No Play and No Pay for Conscientious Vaccine Objectors
No Play and No Pay for Conscientious Vaccine Objectors
No Play and No Pay for Conscientious Vaccine Objectors
No Play and No Pay for Conscientious Vaccine Objectors
5 Fatal Business Planning Mistakes
5 Fatal Business Planning Mistakes
5 Fatal Business Planning Mistakes
5 Fatal Business Planning Mistakes
Beware the “fat cat” fees eating up your retirement savings
Beware the “fat cat” fees eating up your retirement savings
Beware the “fat cat” fees eating up your retirement savings
Beware the “fat cat” fees eating up your retirement savings
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Federal Budget 2015: Families

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Despite the lead-up mutterings that the budget was going to be “dull and boring”, there were a few surprises contained in the pages of the budget papers. The budget announcement which will have the most significant impact on middle Australia is the child care reform package. What does the Budget mean for families? Child care […]

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No Play and No Pay for Conscientious Vaccine Objectors

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  The Commonwealth Government will end the conscientious objector exemption on children’s vaccination for access to taxpayer funded Child Care Benefits, the Child Care Rebate and the Family Tax Benefit Part A end of year supplement from 1 January 2016. According to a media release from the PM’s office, “Parents who vaccinate their children should […]

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Beware the “fat cat” fees eating up your retirement savings

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Weak or average investment performance is often viewed by investors as an anomaly that they have to put up with temporarily until a market or managed fund gets back on track. Holding out for improved returns is also likely to be tolerated in view of the local sharemarket edging higher (approaching a five-year high) on […]

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Divorce and Your Super Savings

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According to research by a large retail superannuation firm, going through a divorce can lump 10 more years on to the average Australian’s working life, as they endeavour to re-establish the level of retirement savings they may have accumulated through their married lives. Suncorp Superannuation’s Untying the Knot report (download it here) purports to have […]

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Super considerations as we approach year-end [Video]

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There are superannuation changes ahead that both employers and employees should be aware of. Catch the video below or read through for more information. Employers Increased Super Guarantee: By now employers should be aware that the compulsory employee superannuation guarantee is increasing from the current rate of 9% to 9.25% at the 1st of July, 2013. Even if […]

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$600 Carer Supplement 2013

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It’s that time of year again when my inbox starts filling with questions about Family Tax Benefit Supplements and Carer Bonus Payments. In short, yes, there is still a $600 Carer Supplement payment being paid this financial year. Also, the $1,000 Child Disability Assistance Payment is available to eligible carers. Will I get a $600 […]

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Family Tax Benefit Supplements 2013

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Family Tax Benefit A and B both include a supplement payment. This typically gets paid after you (and your partner, if you have one) have lodged your tax return for the year and actual income is reconciled against the family  assistance you have received. If it turns out that you have been overpaid, the supplement will […]

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Government announces changes to the superannuation system

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The government has announced its intended reforms to the superannuation system, prefacing its announcement with a re-commitment on its decision to gradually increase the Superannuation Guarantee rate from 9% to 12%. The nub of the long statement however seems to be that income from certain pension streams are to be taxed at 15%. According to […]

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Top 10 Cheapest Super Funds Revealed

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With a vast number of superannuation funds out there spread across an array of sectors, it can be hard to decide which fund to join. Luckily, superannuation information provider SelectingSuper has compiled a list of the best fee deals for superannuation funds calculated for a member earning around $50,000 per annum with $50,000 in their […]

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Changes to Government Payments in 2013

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With the end of the year approaching fast, it’s time to take a look a some of the changes you can expect in the New Year with regard to certain Government benefits and services. January 1, 2013 SchoolKids Bonus The SchoolKids Bonus replaces the Education Tax Refund. Around a million families will receive a cash […]