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Need to know more about the Downsizer Contribution?

Since the start of the new financial year, 1 July 2018, superannuation contribution opportunities for those aged 65 or over have expanded to include the new Downsizer Contributions. These contributions enable eligible individuals to contribute up to $300,000 from the

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5 Tips for EOFY

The end of financial year doesn’t have to be too taxing a time.  These five tips will help organise your finances for the coming financial year. Take the pain out of EOFY by being organised. With the right preparation, you

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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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Increase in Super Guarantee Payments to 12% – as explained by Gai Brodtmann…

Labor member for Canberra Gai Brodtmann attempts to explain how the increase in the superannuation levy from 9-12% will work and who’ll be funding the change

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2012 Complete Budget Wrap

2012 Federal Budget Summary – highlights and what it means for you!

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Tax Tips for 2012

Time to start tax planning for the end of 2012

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The Great Carbon Debate

Taxes are a hefty financial issue and tho most of us don’t mind contributing our bit to the upkeep of this great nation – within reason, everyone really HATES unfair taxes! This interesting read turned up in my inbox this week on the Carbon Pollution and tax debate.

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