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30 June is rapidly approaching and it is time to do some urgent tax planning. Dr Adrian Raftery, a senior lecturer in tax, financial planning and superannuation at Deakin University and author of 101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax - Legally! 2016-2017 edition (Wrightbooks, June 2016, AU$24.95), gives some excellent tips for you to action and maximise your tax refund this year.
The new financial year will soon be here which comes with it the annual obligation to submit our income tax return by 31 October. For many of us, the process is as painful as having your teeth pulled but the rewards can be great. Dr Adrian Raftery, an Associate Professor at Deakin University and author of 101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax - Legally! 2017-2018 edition (Wiley, June 2017, AU$25.95) shares with us seven common mistakes to avoid when doing your tax this year.
With many bank balances worse for wear after the holiday season, a Deakin University financial planning expert says now is a good time to get on top of money matters and plan to be in better financial health by Christmas 2017.
REAL estate investors who buy new instead of old property can save more than $5000 a year from tax deductions and other benefits, but are being warned to crunch all the numbers before taking the plunge.
The great Australian tax rort of claiming $300 in deductions even if you don't have receipts has finally been confirmed.
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