Eight ways to beat the taxman

Jun 01, 2011

June 30 is just four weeks away. Annette Sampson asks the experts for their top tips.

Four weeks might not seem like a long time but what you do this month could have a significant impact on your upcoming tax bill or refund. Yes, June 30 is rolling around again and along with getting your shoebox out and paperwork organised, the coming weeks represent a last-chance opportunity to organise your affairs to save on tax.

This is the first year in eight that we haven't had a tax cut to look forward to. Indeed, many people will get an effective tax rise with the one-year flood levy due to come in from July 1.

Money asked the experts for their top tips for getting our finances in order for the end of financial year.

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  • "Hi, my partner just purchased a new car for work purposes only. He carries bulky equipment and has been able to claim in the past. My vehicle and his old vehicle are used for personal use and the new..."

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  • "Hi, my partner just purchased a new car for work purposes only. He carries bulky equipment and has been able to claim in the past. My vehicle and his old vehicle are used for personal use and the new..."

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