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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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  • "Whilst the 90c will be assessable income, you can claim 68c/km to offset it in item D1 in your tax return."

    By: Mr Taxman at Jun 02, 2020 12:29AM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Unfortunately you can't claim the travel between work & home regardless of there being no other transport options during the time of the day. The bag sounds like you could claim though"

    By: Mr Taxman at Jun 02, 2020 12:27AM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Hi, I'm a healthcare worker who works at a public hospital. Every month, I'm required to go on-call for my department outside of weekday opening hours and 24 hours a day over the weekend during the 7..."

    By: Nath at Jun 01, 2020 4:59PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Hi, I am an agency carer and I am on call a lot of times and work at different facilities each time. Sometimes there are no public transport due to time or the location that I have to catch an uber..."

    By: Kelly at May 28, 2020 8:05PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses

  • "Thanks! Though it was a little bit dodgy and excluded from the return. "

    By: Stacey at May 26, 2020 10:48PM

    Post: Claiming car expenses