Hands up – who else wants to save on tax?

  Most investors and business owners are aware that the interest paid on an investment loan is generally tax deductible. These deductions can be maximised by prepaying the interest on the loan. To do this simply contact your financial institution and arrange to have all of the interest costs for the following financial year brought forward and paid during the current year. You may then claim these costs as a tax deduction in the current financial year. The advantages could be considerable...

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5 Simple Techniques to Reduce Your Tax

  Yes, it’s nearly that time of year again and, if like many you are looking for ways to reduce your tax, this article is for you! His words might have been recorded over 200 years ago, but Benjamin Franklin’s famous uttering “in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes” remains as true today as it was in 1789. The one thing that has constantly changed is tax law, and although death is impossible to avoid, with the many options available to us, taxation...

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GESB Financial Advice

WHAT'S HAPPENING WITH GESB? Are you a WA State Public Sector Worker, or have previously worked for the State Government? Chances are you are a member of one of the GESB superannuation funds. If so, you may have already heard that due to State government pressure, GESB are in the process of shutting down their financial advice arm. So where does this leave GESB members wanting high quality financial advice? Well, let’s face it, there are plenty of advisers out there. However, GESB members need...

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2012 Federal Budget Summary

2012 Federal Budget Summary The 2012 Federal Budget only contained few surprises as many of the measures had already been legislated or pre-announced. The main winners were lower income earners, families and the elderly.

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