Health Insurance yes or no?

The great debate continues as to whether to have private health insurance or not? and is it beneficial for tax purposes? The Medicare levy surcharge (MLS) is levied on.

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Superannuation contributions on behalf of your spouse

Did you make contributions to a complying superannuation fund or a retirement savings account (RSA) on behalf of your spouse (married or de facto) who is earning a low.

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What’s new for small businesses

Tax concession rules for small businesses have changed. The changes are effective from 1 July 2016, and will apply from your 2017 tax return. Expanded access to small business concessions More.

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Small Business Company Tax

From the 2016–17 income year, the small business company tax rate has been reduced to 27.5%. This lower rate now applies to small businesses with a turnover (that is,.

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Superannuation Cap – Part 2

CGT relief There are transitional provisions to provide Capital Gains Tax relief. You are able to reset the cost base of assets reallocated from the retirement phase to the.

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You can run but you can’t hide

One fundamental first step at the beginning of any application is to prove to the court that your application has been brought to the attention of the party or.

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Australian courts ordering the return of a child to an overseas jurisdictions

In the recent decision of Hsing & Song FamCA 986 , the family court again illustrated its willingness in appropriate circumstances to order a child to be returned.

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Superannuation Cap

In the 2016/17 Budget it was announced that from 1 July 2017 the total amount of superannuation that can be transferred into a tax-free pension phase account will be.

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My Will, my way…. Unfortunately, not always

Do you have a wayward beneficiary? Has your child removed themselves from your family and refuses to have a relationship with you? How can you stop this person making.

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Christmas Time

Xmas is approaching and it can be a difficult time to decide how to deal with the kids if you’ve separated. The court’s approach? Is there a reason why.

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