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  • Federal Budget | Analysis

    After years of debt and deficit, Australians can look forward to plenty of pre-election spending sweeteners in Treasurer Scott Morrison’s third Budget. There are tax cuts for low and middle-income…

  • Newsletter | Autumn 2018

    Autumn is here, and not a moment too soon after a prolonged heatwave over summer. The Winter Olympics provided some welcome relief from the heat at home, and even though…

  • Myth Busting Super

    It’s February and while the hot weather continues it’s back to business for most of us, with summer holidays, tennis and cricket over for another year. This is a perfect…

  • Newsletter | January 2018

    At the start of another New Year we wish everyone a happy, healthy and prosperous 2018. Whether you are on holidays or back at your desk, we hope you had…

  • Newsletter | Summer 2017

    It’s December and the countdown to Christmas and the summer holidays has begun. But before we tuck into our Christmas turkey (or prawns), switch on the cricket and head for…

  • Backyard Building Boom

    The Great Australian Dream of a home on a quarter acre block has been under siege in recent years from rising property prices and a shortage of land close to…

  • Using dividends to rev up returns

    These days, it’s difficult to get a decent rate of interest from bank accounts. So in the hunt for a better yield, many investors rely on dividend income from Australian…

  • Newsletter (Spring 2017)

    Spring is finally here and we are looking forward to getting out and enjoying some warmer weather and a bit more sunshine. Our Spring newsletter looks at how you can…

  • Employee or Contractor? What’s the difference?

    Deciding whether you or someone who works for you is an employee or a contractor for tax and other purposes is not always cut and dried. The devil is in…

  • Property investors take note

    Most property investors breathed a sigh of relief when rumours about the demise of negative gearing in the Federal Budget came to nothing.  There were, however, several changes introduced with…