Planning for retirement: part two

By Zeb Ashton on 27/02/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

As discussed in Part one of this article, retirement planning is more important than ever. A 65-year-old who lives the average lifespan will need to generate returns over a 20-plus-year time period. There are also clear distinctions between the types of asset classes you require in your retirement. In your...
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Planning for retirement: Part one

By Zeb Ashton on 27/02/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

With life expectancies across the globe increasing and adults remaining active for longer, having a strong retirement plan is important. At the very least, most of you would like to be in a position to retire comfortably should you choose to. Planning is required whether you choose to sell up,...
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Health Innovation Series drives NSW Government MedTech strategy

By Amy Kitson on 27/02/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

Congratulations to NSW Government who announced their medical technology development strategy 2018 yesterday, with the aim of advancing the MedTech ecosystem for innovation and positioning NSW as a premier destination for medical technological development. The Hon. Bradley Hazzard MP, Minister for Health, and Minister for Medical Research said in the...
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Can I claim my travel costs for job interviews?​

By William Buck on 27/02/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

It is common for individuals to incur expenses while looking for a new job and attending interviews, including travel and parking costs. However, the expenses incurred when looking for a job are generally not tax deductible. These expenses come at a point too early to be regarded as being incurred...
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Benefits of Discretionary Family Trusts​

By Rebecca Zuromski on 27/02/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

We have recently seen some negativity around the use of trusts in family owned businesses. Discretionary family trusts are a little more complicated than a partnership or company however the benefits of trusts quite often outweigh the complication and/or additional costs. They are therefore a very useful tool when it...
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How to calculate you motor vehicle expenses

By William Buck on 27/02/19 - Mins to read: 2 minutes

The Cents per kilometre and Logbook Methods One of the most common topics we are asked about at tax time is in relation to purchasing motor vehicles and claiming motor vehicle expenses. We have provided below a brief summary of the tax and GST rules in relation to motor vehicles....
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