Mr Taxman
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Get informed and discover what the taxman doesn't want you to know.
Sharing it with Australia, Mr Taxman is a regular Woman’s Day columist and TV finance commentator
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This decision tool is designed to help payers determine whether an individual worker is engaged as an employee or independent contractor. It will give a decision based on answers to some simple questions.
Business owners, builders and property buyers are the big winners from the NSW budget released earlier this month. There will also be a smile on a few pub owners’ faces as lower gaming machine tax rates will apply to hotels from 1 July.
Only a handful of goodies were expected after the handouts we got in last year’s stimulus packages. But what would an election year be without a few incentives? Here is what you can expect.
You may not have much of it yet but money and its management will be an important part of your adult life. Money doesn’t grow on trees and you need to be smart with it. Here are a few money basics to help you
Business owners always ask me for a tip or two around this time every year. Here are a few great strategies for your business to try to implement prior to 30 June 2010 to legitimately reduce tax.
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  • "Hi. I came to Australia as a de-facto spouse. I have recently taken out a couples private health insurance policy for my partner and I and a reciprocal health care plan ontop for my partner only..."

    By: Lucy Howe at Aug 20, 2017 7:20AM

    Post: Marriage

  • "Hi Mr Taxman, I am married to my wife for 3 years now and it is the first time for us to lodge tax return in AU as we moved here in June 2016. I opened a personal bank account and deposited some..."

    By: Jure at Aug 16, 2017 5:39AM

    Post: Marriage

  • "hi, i run a small business that is yet to turn a profit as my start up expenses were high. Is it possible to offset these losses against my husband income?"

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  • "I've paid my outstanding HECS debt so my balance is now $0. My question is......Is it a good idea to keep the HECS coming out so at tax time I get a large lump sum back OR cancel my HECS and receive..."

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