Mr Taxman
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Get informed and discover what the taxman doesn't want you to know.
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The 2012-13 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO) proposes that the government's rebate applied to private health insurance will be calculated using commercial premiums as at 1 April 2013 and then indexed annually by the lesser of CPI or the actual increase in commercial premiums. This will be used to determine an individual's private health insurance rebate.
From 1 July 2013, the private health insurance rebate will no longer be paid on any lifetime health cover loading applied to the cost of a private health insurance policy for lifetime health cover.

Book launch - 101 ways to save money on your tax

Do you detest paying tax, but like receiving a tax refund cheque in the mail? Are you getting all you're entitled to? You could be letting the government keep hundreds, even thousands, of your hard-earned dollars each year - and you wouldn't even know about it!
Adrian Raftery, author of 101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax – Legally!, looks at how much petrol and electricity has risen in the past 13 years compared to what you can claim in your tax return for work-related car and home office usage.
Following the carbon tax announcement today, here are the proposed tax cuts for individuals effective 1 July 2012 ... but are they really that sweet?
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