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Tags: Retirement

5-steps including saving, investing and planning to help you retire early
A typical equipment lease can run anywhere from one to five years. Most equipment necessary in commercial businesses today, including technical equipment, can be leased.
You can use this calculator to estimate the amount of offset that you can claim for a dependent parent, spouse's parent or invalid relative for 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10 financial years.

Reverse mortgages

Feb 01, 2011

The "reverse mortgage" product was devised by banks for those over 60 who could borrow up to 40% against their home but didn’t have to make any repayments.

The best of ...

Jan 25, 2011

With over 20,000 different banking products these days it is quite difficult to know the good ones from the average.
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  • "A really interesting question Mel. Whilst negative gearing of a rental property is great for the higher earning spouse as there is a nice tax deduction which comes back to them, it comes to bite..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 04, 2020 9:36PM

    Post: Marriage

  • "Your refund is your asset. It would be up to the courts to determine if you have to share your assets when you settle your split."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 04, 2020 9:28PM

    Post: Marriage

  • "Sorry to hear Emma. Generally speaking when it comes to completing your income tax return and including spouse details, a spouse includes another person who: * you were in a relationship with that..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 04, 2020 9:22PM

    Post: Marriage

  • "Admittedly not too much depreciation with a 2011 car but there will still be a few $$$ there still. My motto is that you would pick up $20 if it was on the ground so why not claim it in your tax..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 04, 2020 8:59PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Geez 15 hours is a long shift. I certainly hope you get some breaks during the week. Generally, meals are considered a private expense. You can only claim a deduction for meals when you receive..."

    By: Mr Taxman at Mar 04, 2020 8:48PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses