Stage Three tax cuts

Tax cuts 2024 Tax Cuts are meant to be here from 1/7/2023 Just to refresh, here’s a simplified version of what the brackets are now: Earn up to $18,200 – pay no tax Earn $18,201 to $45,000 – pay a 19 per cent tax rate Earn $45,001 to $120,000 – pay a 32.5 per cent…

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Times are tough finances ideas

Times are tough finances ideas – Ways to save explained. Ever wondered what more you can do to combat the ever increasing cost of living? With the ever increasing cost of living, Romeo Caporaso explains vital areas of your finances to review.

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Share investing ideas

Share investing Are you thinking of starting a share portfolio? Or if you aren’t yet, then perhaps you should be. I must say being an accountant, I began to take notice when seeing my clients show me their substantial share portfolios, often commencing them as late as their fifties. Reasons why you would invest in…

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ATO Scam tips

Why it is important to protect your tax file number. Some of you may already be aware how important it is to protect your tax file number (TFN) from getting into the wrong hands. Crooks can use your TFN for TFN fraud, such as present themselves as you to the ATO , do your tax…

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How company saves tax explained simply

How to save tax in business using a company   Most companies are now taxed at 25% from each $ of profit from 1/7/21   Whereas individual takes rates are higher than this from each dollar over $45000 So businesses can take advantage of the lower individual tax rates by paying themselves individual income from…

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what is new for tax 2021

Changes to tax returns 2021   ATO Warning – Copy & Pasting Claims ATO are setting their sights on work related expenses (such as motor vehicle, travel claims, laundry, uniform purchases and business trips). The expectation is that these deductions should reduce for taxpayers who were working from home during COVID 19. However, the ATO…

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Why to own investment property in Self manged Super Funds

Something you need to know if you are growing an investment property portfolio.   Find out what here… Let say Luigi and Maria Retire with 8 rental properties owned outright   Sounds great But if they owns them individually They could still have a high taxable income Lets assume 40k taxable income each So that…

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Budget 2021

Budget 2021 Updates Next years personal income tax rates had already been announced, they are: We can look forward to more personal income tax cuts in 2025 LMITO retained for 2021-22 – the Government will retain the low and middle income tax offset for the 2021-22 income year. The LMITO provides a reduction in tax…

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SMSF Update Super contribution caps set to increase

Superannuation Update for 2022 financial year Main changes are: contribution cap is set to increase from $25,000 p.a. to $27,500 pa from 1 July 2021. The non-concessional cap in 2021–22 will see the standard cap increased from $100,000 to $110,000 from this date. In addition, the maximum amount a member who was under 65 at the…

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Unknown secret as why you should have a smsf

Little known reason why SMSF work Many of you may be aware in the world of Superannuation that the uptake on Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) continue to grow in number of funds across Australia. Self managed super funds stack high in terms of value in the total of Superannuation funds held in total in…

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Keep your Super safe!

The recent incident of fraudulent activities carried out by unfaithful financial advisors has raised the much-needed awareness for protecting your super. These advisors have swindled clients, including friends and family, for millions of dollars through their dodgy schemes.   These unethical behaviours have raised serious concerns about safeguarding your super savings. Here are a few…

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Keep your data protected!

  Recently we were informed by one of our clients about their experience in dealing with a scammer proclaiming to be from the ATO. We couldn’t help but wonder if we have exposed ourselves to the dark side of the web? Due to COVID, we now find ourselves spending a lot more time on the…

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