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Tax Tips for Property Investors

Wednesday, 8 May 2019   
Tax Tips for Property Investors

Owning an investment property can provide great benefits, including additional income and entitlement to tax deductions. Now is the time for property investors to take advantage of the tax strategies available to them this 2019-20 financial year. ...

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New ASIC Fees from 1 July 2018

Monday, 11 June 2018   

From 1 July 2018, some ASIC fees will increase. For most companies the annual review fee will increase from $254 to $263, late payment penalties will also increase. For a full list of all the ASIC fee changes on the most common lodgements  clic...

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End of Financial Year Checklist

Monday, 4 June 2018   
End of Financial Year Checklist

With the end of another Financial Year fast approaching - here a few things to consider to maximise your planning for the year end. Capital Losses Selling poor performing assets may enable you to bring forward a tax loss that can be offset against ...

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Federal Budget 2018 Recap

Monday, 4 June 2018   

  PERSONAL TAXATION Personal tax rates: staged seven-year reform plan starting from 2018–2019 In the 2018–2019 Budget, the Government announced staged tax relief for low and middle income earners. The Government is proposing a major ...

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Record Keeping for CGT purposes

Monday, 4 June 2018   

Selling your family is usually exempt from Capital Gains Tax (CGT). Depending on your circumstances, such as renovations to your home or using it for business or Air bnb, your entitlements to a full exemption may vary.

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Intellectual Property Law Basics

Tuesday, 13 February 2018   

While intellectual property can be a valuable business asset for business owners, it must be legally protected if a business owner wants to increase the value of their business. Intellectual property can add further value to a business when it ...

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