Tag: Tax Deduction

Tax

Did someone say there are tax cuts coming?!?

1 July 2018 is the start date for the seven year income tax plan announced in the recent 2018-19 Federal Budget. But who gets the tax cuts from 1 July?

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Tax, The Great Australian Nightmare Series

THE GREAT AUSTRALIAN NIGHTMARE – Part 2

In Part 1 of the Great Australian Nightmare I alluded that those people growing a small business and creating at least $200,000 in family profit should NOT pay off their private home mortgage and instead invest the money into other growth assets. By doing this you can save upwards of 20% per annum via the correct tax structure.

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Tax

TAX DEDUCTIONS IN DANGER

A recent Parliamentary Inquiry into Tax Deductions created some fairly sensational headlines about what and how deductions are being claimed – $22 billion worth to be exact. 

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Property

Main Residence Exemption – The Burden of Truth

I would expect that the majority of property owners and investors have heard something about the “six year main residence exemption for Capital Gains Tax purposes”. If not, here is a brief rundown:

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Strategic Financial Advice, Tax

Have you made a capital gain this financial year?

If you find yourself with a capital gain this year because you sold an investment property or some shares, it is time to take stock of your other investments and determine if now might be the right time to realise a capital loss.

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Tax

Are you paying more tax than you need to?

What can you do to reduce your tax and the tax paid by your business? The answer is quite a bit but it takes planning pre 30 June. Here are our top tips …

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Tax

Tax Planning for 2016/17 Financial Year

April is a vital month for tax and superannuation planning. With 9 months of the financial year locked away significant trends or changes from the previous financial year will be well established.

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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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