Salary Sacrificed Cars

You cannot claim a tax deduction for a car you have salary sacrificed even though you make an after tax contribution. If you really want to know, here is why: Unless the employee is in the maximum tax bracket, there will be a pre tax amount and a post tax amount on their payslip if …

How to make your own super contributions

If you want to make a superannuation contribution and claim it in your 2019 tax return you best get a wriggle on. The contribution has to be safely in the superannuation fund by 28th June as the 30th is a Friday. This post addresses the practicalities of making the contribution and dealing with the $25,000 …

Building Wealth In Any Environment

Building Wealth in Any Environment With all the uncertainty surrounding investment at the moment, it was interesting that we had so much material for our recent seminar with Noel Whittaker, on the tried and true methods of building wealth no matter what the politicians get up to. Don’t use the current uncertainty as an excuse …

The 2019 Election Budget and Reply Special

The 2019 Election Budget and Reply Special This year is certainly unique! A budget that first needs to get through an election to be enacted yet there is so much we need to know right now. Rather than look too far into the long-range forecasts I will concentrate on changes that will affect the next …