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A Budget Tale

It is only a week since the Federal Budget was tabled, but it seems like an eternity. Already important matters going to the heart of our economic prosperity have been pushed aside amid puerile debates over how long it takes to charge your electric vehicle. If you must charge at home because charging stations are non-existent, your meter will be spinning like a top and the grid will be so unstable that your neighbour cannot use his toaster. Tech billionaires are chiming in to “say it ain’t so”.

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Budget Update

Another budget has been released and the Treasurer has announced relatively minor changes to our current tax regime. A small pre-election sweetener in the following form:

 

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Tax Planning Recommendations

‘Tax time’ is an often dreaded phrase bringing with it an uncomfortable feeling or some teenager-inspired eye rolling.  But with some forward thinking and pre-planning, you could have yourself feeling confident, organised and ready to tackle the tax man, figuratively speaking of course.

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Labor to Deny Refunds of Franking Credits

The Labor policy to deny the refund of franking credits for individuals and SMSFs has received a notable amount of media attention. However, it seems a lot of people do not understand the policy, so we thought we would take the time to explain it. 

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Financial Commission Report

The Royal Commission Report into Financial Services was recently released. The report detailed shocking examples of poor conduct in the financial services industry, significantly eroding the public’s trust.

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Fringe Benefit Tax Explained

A fringe benefit is something extra or a perk an employee receives from their employer, that is not paid as part of the employee’s normal salary or wage.  The benefit can be something for you, your partner or your children.

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