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2014 Super Updates… Did you Know??

On 1 July 2014 the cap limits for superannuation contributions were increased, allowing you to contribute more into superannuation before penalties are applied. Concessional contribution caps apply to employers’ compulsory super guarantee contributions, voluntary salary sacrifice contributions and to personal deductible

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RBA Cash Rate Cut for October 2012…

So the RBA have dropped the official cash rate down to 3.25% at the October Board meeting.  Xmas in October then? Or once again, too little – too late?  How does our Resource Story and China fit in with all

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Understanding Non-Concessional Super Contributions

Non-Concessional Contributions Non-concessional contributions are generally personal contributions for which you do not claim a tax deduction. As with Concessional Contributions, there are also Non-Concessional Contributions Caps (NCCC) for each financial year.  For the current 2010-11 year the NCCC amount

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Understanding Concessional Contributions

What is a Concessional Contribution? A Concessional Contribution is made to a complying superannuation fund which in turn, becomes part of the assessable income of the fund. The individual (or entity) making the contribution is generally allowed to claim a

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Understanding Australia’s Superannuation System

Understanding a bit more about Aussie Super and how it works

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