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The one millionth Australian has become a member of a self-managed superannuation fund according to Australian Taxation Office (ATO) statistics to be released later this month.
If you could go back and give your teenage self some sage money advice, what would it be? With Year 12 exams over and our region's school leavers contemplating their next move, we asked 'Mr Taxman' Adrian Raftery for his top money tips for school leavers to set them up for a prosperous future.
Renting out your property can be a great way to earn some extra income, but there are tax implications that it's important to be aware of before you put your home on the market. The most significant of these is the capital gains tax, or CGT, that you must pay upon the eventual sale of your investment property. However, by taking a closer look at how the CGT is calculated, you may find an exemption that you qualify for. There are certain exemptions allowed by the Australian Taxation Office, including those who rent out their primary residence.
Trustees of self-managed superannuation funds (SMSF) may have caught their breath this week when they read that the Australian Taxation Office had its eye on capital gains that were going tax-free once members moved into the pension phase.
I’ve spoken on several occasions about the benefits of using a log book to track your vehicle’s expenses and usage. By maintaining a record of capital costs, upkeep and other outlays you can claim your vehicle as a tax deduction. Many of you have been concerned about the change and what it means for you – below are eight answers to your most common questions.
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