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Get Super Stream Ready

Wednesday, 25 March 2015    Superannuation

Super Stream is a Government reform aimed at improving the efficiency of the superannuation system. New data standards which are part of the Super Sream reform require superannuation funds to accept employer contributions and other information from e...

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Is your SMSF ready for Super Stream ?

Tuesday, 20 May 2014   

SuperStream is a government reform aimed at improving the efficiency of the superannuation system. Under SuperStream, employers must make super contributions on behalf of their employees by submitting data and payments electronically in accordance wi...

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The Federal Budget 2014-15

Tuesday, 20 May 2014    Federal Budget

On the 13 May 2014 Treasurer Joe Hockey delivered his first Federal Budget which he foreshadowed to be a "budget repair job" to deal with this Country's declining revenue collections and increasing expenditure.

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Using Testamentary Trusts

Tuesday, 18 March 2014    Trusts,Wealth Creation

Testamentary trusts are created by a Will to provide a greater level of control over the distribution of assets to beneficiaries. There are also tax advantages available through testamentary trusts, making them an effective estate planning tool.

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