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It is that time of the year when we all need to do some tax planning. June 30 is rapidly approaching so here are some excellent tips for you to get your house in order and increase your tax refund.

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Borrowing money from the bank used to be easy, but since the GFS it became hard. Here are a few tips to make it easy and painless for you.

A ticking time bomb

Jan 26, 2010

You kissed your husband goodbye and told him to have a good time and enjoy himself with the boys. But he had an accident and never made it home. Never.
The last few years have been horror ones financially for alot of people. But 2010 is starting to look pretty good. Here are a few ideas from Mr Taxman Adrian Raftery for creating your own list of New Year’s resolutions to help put your finances in better shape in 2010.
Debate will no doubt rage for years to come whether the “Kev 07” stimulus package worked for Australia. I must admit that I queried the benefit of it when it was announced on 3 February. I struggle to find the benefit of giving someone $900 if they are at risk of losing their $50,000 job.
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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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