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Love & Money: Achieving financial harmony

Make sure you pay your superannuation in time to get a deduction

Don’t miss out on a deduction this financial year for your superannuation contributions! The due date for payment of employer superannuation contributions for the quarter ending 30 June 2021 is 28 July 2021.  However, superannuation contributions are only deductible for income tax purposes when they are made.  To ensure superannuation contributions for this quarter are […]

Year end 20/21 Tax Tips for Individuals

As we approach  the end of the 2021 financial year, it is time for you to review all your records to ensure you maximise your tax deductions in this year’s tax return. Here are some top tax planning tips. The tax return process is made much more efficient if you have all your documentary evidence […]

Bonds, inflation and your investments

Support Available for Victorian Lockdown

Budget 2021

$143 million “Circuit Breaker” Support Package

Applications now open The Victorian Government has released details and opened applications for a number of assistance packages in response to the recent “circuit breaker” public health measures.  This support package is quite narrow and we are not anticipating that many clients will be eligible.  However, please read this summary and follow the links to […]

JobMaker Hiring Credit Scheme

ATO Guidance on Car Leasing Fringe Benefits

The ATO recently provided guidance in relation to what constitutes a bona fide car leasing arrangement.  This is particularly relevant for a car that is provided as a fringe benefit using a novated lease agreement. As well as explaining certain conditions that need to be satisfied for a car leasing arrangement to be bona fide, […]

ATO continues to be tough with SMSF Trustees