News & Information
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.
Published: 04 May 2018
The vast majority of Australians have a Superannuation fund in place. With so many choices, you could be forgiven for wondering which Superannuation is the right one for me. Knowing the features of each fund can help you make that decision. Below is a list of all the different types of super funds are offered and their key features.
Published: 03 May 2018
As with any financial decision, choosing a super fund to invest your retirement money takes thought and careful consideration. With the growing number of super funds available, choosing just one fund can not only be tricky but also quite daunting.
Published: 02 May 2018
Simply put, an age pension is the main source of income support for people who have reached the Age Pension age. It provides an income stream for life for those Australians who meet the eligibility requirements and is a taxpayer-funded retirement type income stream.