Monthly Archives: April 2014

Put my budget money where my budget mouth is…

If you have been reading this blog (poor you) you will have noticed I am pretty sure the Australian public finances are pretty sad and need fixing (and if you don’t please don’t say “we have a triple A rating” … Continue reading

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Shanghai divorces

While working in Shanghai I discovered that the tax system is responsible for 30% of divorces in the city. When the government announced a 20% tax rate on profits from the sale of residential property, they had an exemption that … Continue reading

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Super gets an indexation boost

Its time to relearn your super rules… FromĀ 2014/15 the concessional contribution cap will increased for the first time to $30,000. So remember thatĀ in the 2014/15 year there will be a $35,000 cap for those aged 49 years or over on … Continue reading

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Project DO IT – Marketing at its best

The Commissioner’s marketing genius’ has put their heads together to come up with the best way to close down overseas tax havens – with a catchy slogan! In “Project Do IT”, or Project disclose offshore income today, the Commissioner is … Continue reading

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