Five free apps to help you deal with your money worries

Struggling to ditch a bad habit? Feeling overwhelmed by anxiety about money? These apps could help you get your budget back on track. GROUPEE Cost: Free OS: iOS 11.4 or later; Android 7.0 or later If you've ever had trouble collecting…

What is a Child Maintenance Trust?

When relationships break down, child maintenance payments are often made from post-tax money. If this is a position you are facing, perhaps you might be interested in learning about a Child Maintenance Trust. According to the National Centre…
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Tax rates for deceased estates

The tax rates that apply to income a deceased estate declares depend on the period of time after the person's death. First three income years For the first three income years, the deceased estate income is taxed at individual income tax…
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Tax return tips

Despite the current COVID-19 world in which we live, the procedures for completing and lodging tax returns remains pretty much the same. So, before we sit down with you to go over your tax return, certain information will be needed. Of course these…

Make this year a financially healthy one

Another year is over - how was it for you? Did you achieve everything you’d hoped? Are you better or worse off financially than you were this time last year? With a new year in front of you, what can you do to make the most of every…
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Six tips to get ahead in the new financial year

The start of a new financial year might not set your cork popping like New Year’s does. But the financial resolutions you make with a clear head in July are far more likely to create a champagne future. So let’s #GetMoving with some smart…
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A different “End of Financial Year Sale”

As June 30 fast approaches, there is still time to consider the strategies available to you this financial year to build your wealth, some of which are discussed below. Paying interest in advance Borrowing to invest is a tax-effective…

Hands up - who wants to save tax?

Most investors and business owners are aware that the interest paid on an investment loan is generally tax deductible. These deductions can be maximised by prepaying the interest on the loan. To do this contact your financial institution…

Last-minute tax planning tactics

This financial year is almost over, but there are still effective strategies you may be able to employ to make sure you pay the right amount of tax for the 2019-20 year and maximise any refund entitlement. This is still, if not more so, the…