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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.

MGD Tax Update | November 2022

17 November 2022
A summary of recent tax developments and information that we hope you find interesting and useful. This update contains a wide range of information, with a particular focus on tax measures from the Federal Budget 2022-23, business income and expenses, stapled superannuation funds, and key tax dates.

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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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Rolling Your Money – It’s a Bumpy Road

8 November 2022
By Priyanka Luecke
The term ‘rollover’ refers to transferring money within the superannuation environment. This article discusses the process of doing this through SuperStream, a government reform to improve the efficiency of the superannuation system, and the potential issues some people are experiencing.

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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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2022 Principals’ Conference

1 November 2022
MGD proudly sponsored the 2022 Principals' Conference, which took place in mid-October at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Here is an overview of the conference.

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Director ID – Director I-Can’t

1 November 2022
By Priyanka Luecke
The director identification number is a 15-digit unique identifier that will help prevent the use of false or fraudulent director identities with the new registry services of the Australian Business Registry Services. The purpose of the director ID is to trace directors’ relationships with their companies and prevent illegal phoenix activity.

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Federal Budget 2022 | Super

26 October 2022
The Federal Treasurer, Dr Jim Chalmers, handed down the Labor government's first Federal Budget at 7:30 pm (AEDT) on 25 October 2022. In this article, we have outlined the key superannuation highlights from the announcement.

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Federal Budget 2022 | Tax

26 October 2022
The Federal Treasurer, Dr Jim Chalmers, handed down the Labor government's first Federal Budget at 7:30 pm (AEDT) on 25 October 2022. In this article, we have outlined the key tax highlights from the announcement.

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ATO Expands Audit Scope on Related Party Leases

20 September 2022
By Andrew Albury
The Australian Taxation Office has heightened its focus on related party leases and has adopted a stricter approach in the way it applies the sole purpose test and section 109.

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2022 GingerCloud Trek4Inclusion

Monday, 5 September 2022
In August, Andrew Albury hiked part of the 223 km Larapinta Trail over five days to raise much-needed funds for GingerCloud Foundation as part of Trek4Inclusion. The Larapinta Trail follows the West MacDonnell Ranges and is one of the world’s finest multi-day walking adventures.

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Quarterly Market Update | August 2022

1 September 2022
In this video, Stephen and Richard are joined by special guests Michael Furey (Principal, Delta Research and Advisory) and Andrew Connors (Partner & Managing Director, Quilla Consulting) as they share their expertise on the key economic themes and commentary of the June 2022 quarter and their thoughts on the current future outlook.

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Reminder: Compulsory Director ID

1 September 2022
Last year, we shared some information about the requirement for all new and existing directors of a company, registered Australian body, registered foreign company, or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation to apply for and obtain a director identification number. We would like to remind existing directors that they must apply for a director ID by 30 November 2022.

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A Six-Point Retirement Plan

11 August 2022
By Richard Marsden
With the significant changes in economic and financial market conditions so far in 2022, having a sound plan is more important than ever so you can stay in control of and on track towards your ideal retirement. This Six-Point Plan is designed to reduce risk, take advantage of opportunities, and retire successfully in uncertain times.

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Podcast: Navigating a High Inflation, Post-COVID World

11 August 2022
Recently, Richard Marsden and Jessica Harris joined Adam Thorn on the Australian Aviation Podcast to make sense of the current high inflation, post-COVID world and how to navigate it in order to make it through without experiencing financial strain or loss.

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Market Update | May 2022

29 June 2022
In this video, John Barton and Stephen Furness are joined by special guest Sean Hollins (Delegated Portfolio Management, WTW) to discuss the current market outlook for the year ahead.

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EOFY Strategies

28 June 2022
With 30 June only a few days away, we want to remind you to finalise any outstanding end-of-financial year transactions and draw your attention to some important superannuation and taxation considerations, including minimum pensions, superannuation contributions, income protections premiums, and working from home deductions.

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2022 Chain Reaction Challenge (Tour of Tasmania)

Monday, 4 April 2022
Last week, after months of dedicated training, John Barton and Brett Schmidt rode as part of the MGD/ Traction team in the 2022 Chain Reaction Challenge. Here is an overview of the ride.

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