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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.

Tax advisory

10 super and tax planning tips for end of financial year

31 May 2017
By Renee Black
Here we share ten superannuation and taxation planning strategies you may want to consider in order to boost your retirement savings, maximise Government entitlements, avoid potential penalties and ultimately, reduce your tax payable before end of financial year.

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Federal Budget 2017 – Taxation

9 May 2017
Key business and personal tax points to note from the Federal Budget 2017 announcement, including an extension to the $20,000 instant asset write-off for small business...

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Education Bonds: investing for children and grandchildren

21 February 2017
By Andrew Proudfoot
Last week, we introduced the concept of an insurance bond for tax-effective saving outside superannuation. We also touched on a unique sub-class of insurance bonds, known as education bonds, which can be used to invest for your child/grandchild’s future in a tax-effective way and to make certain educational expenses tax deductible.

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The next best tax structure outside superannuation

7 February 2017
By Andrew Proudfoot
Superannuation has long been hailed as the best tax structure in Australia. However, it isn’t the only long-term investment option available and with the impending legislative changes limiting how much can be entered and invested into super, now is a good time to review the next best option.

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7 ways to kickstart 2017 – and make it your best financial year yet

6 January 2017
By John Barton
If there is one thing 2016 taught us, it is that peace of mind is a valuable thing. We are both excited and hopeful for the year to come and have shared 7 tips to help make 2017 your best financial year yet and to help you achieve peace of mind for the year to come, regardless of what events unfold this year.

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Taxation & superannuation planning for year end 2015-16

20 May 2016
With 30 June 2016 rapidly approaching, now is the time to review your financial position and consider any superannuation and tax-effective strategies that might be appropriate for you.

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Federal Budget 2016

4 May 2016
Two major factors necessarily limited Scott Morrison and Malcolm Turnbull in their first crack at a Federal Budget – our relatively fragile economy, as evidenced by yesterday’s RBA announcement, and the fact that an election will be called within days.

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Federal Budget 2016: taxation

4 May 2016
Key points on taxation from the Federal Budget 2016 announcement, including personal income tax relief, an increase in the small business turnover threshold and a reduction in the company tax rate...

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Moving to, investing in and doing business in Australia for the wealthy

22 March 2016
Australia continues to develop its taxation and migration laws to attract wealthy foreign citizens to invest in and to live in Australia. Although moving to or investing in Australia can be attractive, expert advice should be obtained to ensure compliance with Australian regulations.

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Senator: unfair to change super tax policy

11 February 2016
Well-respected Liberal National Senator Matthew Canavan has today featured in SMSF Adviser responding to speculated changes to superannuation taxation policy. Senator Canavan said it would be unfair to change the tax arrangements for people’s superannuation balances (or their earnings) as many people have contributed to their fund for many years.

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ATO taxes Chinese citizen on cash transferred to Australia….a timely reminder for immigrants

22 December 2015
Case study: ATO taxes citizen on overseas cash transfers made to Australia after he moved here.

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ATO widens audit scope on distribution of profits from professional service firms

9 October 2015
ATO audit risk assessment factors for application in 2014–15 and beyond for remuneration of principal practitioners.

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