Government outlines proposed superannuation changes The Government announced changes it proposes to make to several parts of the superannuation system, including the way certain aspects of super are taxed. The changes are intended to be implemented prior to the next federal election with varying start dates. The final details will not be known until the […]
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Family finances: How to get on top of it Want more financial security and better control of your family’s finances? Here’s a look at what you could do to prioritise and plan to make your hard-earned money go the distance.
Take ‘super’ care of yourself While you’re looking after the kids, who’s looking after you? Find out how to minimise a super shortfall and, better yet, boost your super. According to the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia a three-year break from the paid labour force, say five years into a career, can lead to […]
Building your retirement savings in a tax-effective manner. Salary sacrifice involves giving up some or all of your before-tax salary in exchange for increased employer superannuation contributions. The amount salary sacrificed will be taxed at 15% rather than at your personal tax rate (up to 46.5%). This will reduce your total tax payable. In addition, […]
CA Financial Services Group (CAFSG), has looked into the changes in the personal and superannuation tax laws and found there are opportunities for some of our clientele to save some money before the financial year end. For some the ability to take advantage of these savings may be too late. If you have any questions […]
Overview The Australian Government’s Budget forecasts a $1.5 billion surplus for 2012-13, with savings focused on defence, foreign aid, the public service, large companies and high income earners via tax strategies including a doubling of the contributions tax on super. By sticking to the surplus timetable, the Government will further boost foreign investor confidence, provide […]
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