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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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