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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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It may seem strange that an accountant would say that money is not important. But I was lucky in that I was never brought up to be materialistic.

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Here are multi-billion companies, with all the latest technology, smartest people, etc in the world. Yet when it comes to approving a piddly little loan, of say $10,000, for a good customer (with a great credit history and track record) that they can’t make a decision themselves UNLESS they have a letter from the customer's accountant saying what the purpose of the loan is.
Times are tough so every dollar saved counts. Last week I provided the first ten of my top twenty tax tips for this financial year. This week I now provide you with my Top Ten Tax Tips for 2009. Remember that tax planning should be 365 days per year not just one month. These strategies are just as useful on 1 July.
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