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Trade War Risks Are Escalating - But A Negotiated Solution Remains Most Likely

Trade War Risks Are Escalating - But A Negotiated Solution Remains Most Likely

The threat of a full-blown trade war has escalated in the last few weeks with the G7 meeting ending in disarray over US tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium from its allies and more importantly President Trump threatening tariffs on (so far at least) $US450bn of imports from China, and China threatening to retaliate. 

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Tax Planning Tips - 2018

Tax Planning Tips - 2018

Here are our top five tax planning tips for 2018. It’s early June now, and a perfect time to go over these tips.

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( Posted in: Tax )

Treat Your Investment Property Like A Business And Your Tenants Like Clients

Treat Your Investment Property Like A Business And Your Tenants Like Clients

It’s important to look after the tenants in your investment property – it encourages them to stay long term and take care of your property. So how can you keep your tenants happy? By treating your property like a business and your tenants like valued customers.

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( Posted in: Lending & Finance )

Maximising Your Retirement Benefits

Maximising Your Retirement Benefits

After working hard for so many years, naturally you want your retirement to be as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. That’s why it’s worth knowing which types of government support you may be entitled to when you’re transitioning into this new phase of life.

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Tax Services & Al

Tax Services & Al

Recently the ATO commissioner Chris Jordan said a practice built on supplying “simple returns” needs to look at their business model. The ATO’s free products have come under fire by high volume tax agents, however, this is exactly the area where artificial intelligence will likely dominate and human intelligence may not be required.

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( Posted in: Tax )

Boost your retirement income with salary sacrifice

Boost your retirement income with salary sacrifice

By contributing into your super, you can reduce the amount of tax you pay while adding to your future retirement income.

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The power of investing in yourself

The power of investing in yourself

What do you really want out of life? Investing in yourself is an important way to prepare for achieving your personal goals. Here are 5 ways to make sure you’re ready to meet the future as your very best self.

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Investment bonds an alternative to super

Investment bonds  an alternative to super

A number of changes came into effect on 1 July 2017 that limit the amount of money those saving for retirement can put into super. This includes new limits on concessional (or before tax) and non-concessional (or after tax) contributions.

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