News & Information
Published: 14 June 2018
The super co-contribution scheme was introduced by the Australian government as a way to help eligible individuals boost their retirement savings.
Published: 07 June 2018
If you are a trustee or a director of a Self- Managed Super Fund (SMSF) then you will know how important the role of an SMSF auditor has in helping maintain the wellbeing and integrity of your SMSF through the annual audit of your SMSF.
Published: 01 June 2018
We all know that our superannuation plays a major role in our retirement and often we tend to put it on the back burner. Since our superannuation isn’t really tangible, at least this is the case with many until they actually reach retirement age, we can easily forget just how important growing our Superannuation is to us.
Published: 23 May 2018
A financial planner and an accountant hold very different certifications and accreditations for services they provide their clients.
Published: 22 May 2018
The 2018 federal budget has finally come and gone. There are a few key changes to take note of. Here are a list of the 2018 federal budget proposals and the potential impact if may have on you.
Published: 21 May 2018
There’s a lot of legislation when it comes to superannuation and making superannuation contributions. To make sure you don’t find yourself in hot water with the ATO, do your research and brush up on any changes effecting superannuation law, especially if you are planning on contributing to your fund.
Published: 18 May 2018
If you’re currently working as an employee in Australia you’re probably entitled to receive superannuation guarantee (SG) contributions, while that is true, SG contributions (contributions from your employer) are only mandatory once you’ve satisfied the minimum conditions. Below is a list of conditions you must fulfil in order to be eligible to receive SG contributions, it also outlines the obligations your employer has when it comes to paying your super.
Published: 17 May 2018
On 8 May 2018, as part of the 2018 Federal Budget the coalition government introduced a new tax measure referred to as the Low and Middle-Income Tax Offset. The new tax offset knows as LAMITO – Low and Middle Income Tax Offset was introduced as a measure to revise personal income tax rates.
Published: 16 May 2018
The 2018 federal budget has been handed down by Treasurer Scott Morrison The following is a summary of announcements we feel are relevant to our lovely clients. Challenger has produced a summary which we have taken the liberty of copying for your information.
Published: 07 May 2018
As an Australian, you are eligible to make super contributions up to the age of 74. These contributions can either be non-concessional (after-tax) contributions, such as personal contributions or they can be concessional (before-tax) contributions, such as super guarantee contributions or salary sacrificed superannuation contributions.