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Tags: Retirement

Generally the first question most retirees ask when discussing their retirement is: "How long will my retirement savings last?" People naturally want to be confident that their income streams and investment portfolios will provide adequate income for their life expectancy.
Self managed superannuation funds, or DIY funds as they are also known, have for some time now been the growth sector of the superannuation market. Nearly 290,000 funds, over 530,000 members and close to $140 billion in assets confirm the continuing popularity of self managed super.
Calculate different payment scenarios based on your circumstances and use these as a guide to propose a payment arrangement that enables you to address your tax obligations.
A Self Managed Superannuation Fund is a vehicle designed to provide retirement benefits to Members of that Fund. It may also be an efficient tax structure that offers significant benefits to investors.
Fuel tax credits provide businesses with a credit for fuel tax (excise duty) that is included in the price of fuel. Fuel tax credits commenced on 1 July 2006.
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  • "Unfortunately Natalie you are doubling up the extra tax taken out each fortnight with the year end assessment notice. Only the amount shown in the assessment is actually offset against your HELP..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Apr 24, 2017 11:45AM

    Post: Two important dates for those with HECS/HELP debts

  • "If you are under the repayment threshold each year then no repayment. Note that in last year's Federal Budget that the governmet intends on asking for repayment of HECS/HELP debts for non-residents..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Apr 24, 2017 11:43AM

    Post: Two important dates for those with HECS/HELP debts

  • "I have a HECS debt from 1998 that I have never repaid as I moved to UK in 2000 and unexpectedly stayed! Will this debt ever need to be repaid if I continue living in UK? If I return to Oz to..."

    By: Steve at Apr 23, 2017 8:26AM

    Post: Two important dates for those with HECS/HELP debts

  • "Hi Mr Taxman, I have been looking into my HECS debt because I feel that I should have paid it off by now. In 2011 the debt was at $21 399. I started working full time in 2013 and have been paying..."

    By: Natalie at Apr 20, 2017 9:06AM

    Post: Two important dates for those with HECS/HELP debts

  • "I suggest that you find a way to get the figures as any share of negative gearing losses you could claim in future tax returns once you start earning an income again. "

    By: Mr Taxman at Apr 17, 2017 3:21AM

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