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In our library, you will find the latest financial news, valuable insights and ideas, tips and tricks we've learnt over the years and other helpful educational pieces.

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Exclusive Expat Ebook Preview: Residency and Taxation

24 October 2023
By Richard Marsden
Residency and Taxation is chapter one of our upcoming ebook, A Comprehensive Guide to Repatriation for Australian Expats, which has been designed to help Australian expats make a seamless re-entry back to Australia. We hope you enjoy this exclusive preview that covers material that is foundational to financial success when repatriating.

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Five Money Mistakes You Should Try to Avoid When Repatriating to Australia

24 November 2022
By Richard Marsden
Repatriation can be a complex process when it comes to your finances. Seeking the right advice can help you avoid losing thousands of dollars in unnecessary tax whilst also help you achieve better wealth outcomes for your new life ahead.

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Repatriation with Children – The Right Advice

11 November 2022
By Richard Marsden
In this article, we welcome esteemed psychologist Deirdre Brandner who discusses how best to prepare and manage the repatriation experience for children of all ages, plus she shares her top tips for parents guiding children through this transition.

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Returning to Australia from Hong Kong? Here Are Ten Things You Need to Know

7 November 2022
By Richard Marsden
Are you an Australian expat currently planning to return home from Hong Kong? Regardless of how eager you may be to return home, it is imperative to plan ahead and seek astute advice to ensure your repatriation experience is as smooth as possible, both from a lifestyle and financial perspective.

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ATO’s sights set on unreported foreign income

8 October 2019
By Ling Dias
The ATO has reminded taxpayers to report all foreign income this tax time or risk facing hefty penalties. This includes but is not limited to income derived from work, investments or family members. The call for accurate reporting comes off the back of recently implemented international data sharing agreements.

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Unsettling events in Hong Kong

23 August 2019
By Richard Marsden
We all really want the recent events in Hong Kong over the last month to settle down and move back to ‘business as usual’. Having said that, people are naturally concerned and we are receiving more enquiries from expats in Hong Kong who are seeking to understand Australian repatriation issues and put in place a plan to return to Australia if matters deteriorate over the short, medium or longer term...

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Undisclosed offshore income and assets? It’s time to get some advice.

20 November 2018
By Brett Schmidt
The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) is the latest weapon available to global tax authorities in their fight against international tax evasion...

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What happens to SMSFs if members go overseas?

12 July 2017
While living and working abroad can be an attractive option, there are a number of things to take into consideration beforehand. This includes SMSF compliance.

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