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This tool will help you work out if you are eligible to claim a deduction for work related self-education expenses on your tax return

Xmas sales

Dec 28, 2010

Should we get all excited with the post-xmas sales or should we just stay well clear of them?
Found it tough financially this Christmas? Here are a few tips to make next year easier for you.

Christmas saving ideas

Nov 30, 2010

We all enjoy the joy of giving at Christmas time but seem to pay for it in January once the credit card bill comes in. Here a few timely tips to save money this festive season.

Paid parental leave

Nov 23, 2010

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From 1 January 2011, eligible working parents of children born or adopted after that date may get the government-funded Paid Parental Leave Pay to help them care for a new baby. The pay is for up to 18 weeks at the minimum wage (currently $570).
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  • "Hi, my wife and I have a SMSF and hold physical gold in the name of the super in a safe at home. Can I put in a CCTV system around the house for the security of the gold and claim the cost of the..."

    By: Wael at Feb 17, 2018 3:18AM

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  • "Hi, I have two properties, one is my home without mortgage and another is rental property has $300k mortgage. If I sell my home for $500k, and I used the money to buy shares, I move into my rental..."

    By: Tim Wong at Feb 05, 2018 9:30AM

    Post: Borrowing to buy shares

  • "Hi- I have been using a hire car for work purposes only as I do no have a car and I do not use it for private use. My employer does not give a car allowance but specify that travel is required as..."

    By: jodie at Feb 01, 2018 1:20AM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Hi mr taxman As I have not been over here in wa long and keep being told claim this claim that I would like to know what I can claim ok so I’m full time employed as a carpenter and need to carry..."

    By: Chris at Jan 30, 2018 10:15PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "I had a contract to work at a mine site some 1100ks from my house in Cairns for 6 months. Contract required me to live local. I worked 9 days on 5 off. Can I claim any milage for travel between the..."

    By: Mark at Jan 26, 2018 2:43AM

    Post: Claiming car expenses