100-day action plan: a superannuation perspective

By William Buck on 22/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

In continuing our election coverage, superannuation expert Tricia Kleinig discusses the top five superannuation changes that should be in Scott Morrisons first 100-day action plan. 1. Re-introduce lapsed Superannuation Bills Since last year, many Bills have lapsed. Contributing factors include; having a minority Government, being stalled in the senate and...
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The 100-day action plan

By William Buck on 22/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

The top 3 things that should be in Scott Morrison's 100-day action plan With a ‘miracle’ win for leader Scott Morrison and the Coalition over the weekend, it appears by July 1, Parliament will be back in business - for business. So, what’s next? When setting a strategy, the first...
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Five times you might need to spend more than $3,000 on tax advice

By Greg Travers on 22/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

Australia’s tax system is complex, meaning the ability for a taxpayer to comply with their obligations can be a big challenge. Recognising the likelihood that most taxpayers will require professional assistance in complying with their tax obligations, Australia’s tax laws allow taxpayers the ability to claim a tax deduction for...
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30 pc tax plan creates compliance, without the burden

By Greg Travers on 22/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

94 per cent of individual taxpayers should have a 30 per cent or lower effective tax rate, by 2024/25. This is the single most effective tax avoidance measure in the Budget because it encourages voluntary compliance with the tax system. By achieving a 30 per cent effective tax rate for...
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This Federal Budget, less is more

By Greg Travers on 22/05/19 - Mins to read: 3 minutes

Sometimes less is more. The temptation for a Government is to feel that they need to announce a whole series of new tax measures every year.  But rarely is this the best way to develop a strong and efficient tax system. Thankfully the 2019/20 Federal Budget hasn’t gone down this...
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