One of the most common financial regrets clients have is their HECS debt. That $30,000 debt seems like it will never get any smaller. The biggest regrets come from people who wish they’d never enrolled in the course in the first place. Maybe you did the first year of a degree before switching course, or … Read more
Most of us have experience being a company employee. And many Australians have experience as a company owner in a small way. If you’re a shareholder in a widely held company like Telstra or perhaps a major bank then technically you’re a part owner of the company. Being an employee and being an owner are … Read more
Legitimate ways to avoid payroll tax in Victoria Congratulations. If you’re reading this your business has hit – or will be close to hitting – the payroll tax threshold. Now I know you’re not going to be over the moon about leaking even more tax out of your small business. But if you are paying … Read more
By Jarrod Rogers CPA We often receive questions from foreign owners of Australian properties, such as this: “I am a resident of the UK and I own a property in Melbourne. I do not live in Australia and do not have Australian citizenship. I work and pay tax in the UK. Do I have to … Read more
I’ve sometimes thought that perhaps Australia needs to make a few things right with our trans-Tasman cousins. I’m sorry about the underarm incident. It’s embarrassing to think that we’d resort to cheating like that. And sorry that our recent cricketers show such embarrassing sportsmanship (and I originally wrote that part pre-sandpaper!!). Also, sorry for all … Read more
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