Author: Paris Financial

Strategic Financial Advice

US Election: Outcome and Implications

For the second time in 2016, the global geo-political landscape has shifted dramatically with the election of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States.

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Strategic Financial Advice

7 tips for enjoying a financially stress free Christmas

It can be hard to manage and keep track of your expenses when Christmas is creeping closer and closer and we are all trying to juggle end of year parties and get-togethers with family and friends.

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Lending & Finance

More than home loans: why a broker can help you with commercial & asset finance

Mortgage brokers have expertise in residential and other property loans. They can also play an important role in helping businesses find and secure commercial and asset finance at competitive rates, by leveraging their network of lending institutions.

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Strategic Financial Advice

America at the crossroads? Challenges for the new President.

"In America, anyone can become President. That's the problem." George Carlin.

The political circus has ended, the campaign tent is now folded. Americans have elected Donald Trump as their new President. President Trump will lead an economy with deep problems and mixed prospects. The narrow victory for President Trump reveals a divided nation.

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Tax

Income Protection Insurance Tax Deductions

Recently a client came in to complete their tax returns and during the process we found that the income protection insurance they wanted to claim was actually paid for by their Super Fund. This sparked an interesting discussion about how income protection deductions work and how claims would be processed.

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Allied Health

Structuring for Partners with Disproportionate Ownership

Disproportionate ownership of business’s is not uncommon, and the correct structuring for your business is critical in ensuring maximum tax benefits, flexibility for distributions, income tax and capital gains, not to mention long term asset protection for all the Partners involved.

 

 

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SMSF

Do you have insurance in your lost superannuation?

Would you go out for a coffee and leave $10,000 on the table because you forgot? Of course you wouldn’t, and if you did, you would go back and get it! Then why are so many of us losing track of our superannuation accounts and potential insurance that they usually carry?

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Lending & Finance

Confused about home loan pre approvals? Follow these four steps

Ready to buy a property? You’ll need to show the seller you have enough money. For most people, this will mean getting a loan, and the first step to getting one is obtaining pre-approval for it.

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Allied Health

5 reasons you should get a business valuation BEFORE buying

Buying into an allied health practice is a huge investment for your future with considerable personal risk for yourself. Given the size of the investment and risk a business valuation is highly recommended for many reasons, including these I have listed below:

 

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Living Estate Planning

No tax on death: fact or fiction?

Death itself does not create a tax liability, however what happens to the assets after you die could result in a tax bill. Creating a will or becoming a beneficiary of one may appear to be more straight than you thought, but the reality is the tax man could take a large bite out of your estate or inheritance.

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Property

Claiming a kitchen renovation in your investment property

A kitchen is a substantial expense and careful planning can ensure you stay on budget. If you find your investment property is in need of a new kitchen there are a few things that you should know:

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Lending & Finance

Home Loans 101

There are a range of home loans available in Australia, so it can be hard to understand their features and whether they are right for you. This guide explains all you need to know.

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