Paid parental leave

Nov 23, 2010

Tags: ChildrenFamily

From 1 January 2011, eligible working parents of children born or adopted after that date may get the government-funded Paid Parental Leave Pay to help them care for a new baby. The pay is for up to 18 weeks at the minimum wage (currently $570).
Many people decide to start their own business because they think it is a great alternative to having to work for someone else. Some even think it is the next step in the evolution for one to go from rags to riches. However, some people think that engaging in such is a piece of pie. There are many myths that exist, deceiving people into starting their business with unreasonable expectations.

Tags: Family

Where self education expenses are not deductable
There is a whole raft of government benefits that families can, and should, access. Here is a list that you could be claiming.
The SFSS repayment calculator will help you determine the amount of your compulsory SFSS repayment for the 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2009-10 financial years.
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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

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