Monthly Archives: August 2014

Economists advising us on tax again…

Peter Martin, the economics editor at the Age writes… “The finance minister is two-thirds right. He says if the government can’t balance its books by cutting spending, “the only alternative to balance the books is to increase taxes. There’s only … Continue reading

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Divorce and Division 7A

In Taxation Ruling TR 2014/5 the Commissioner confirms one of the most overlooked tax issues in marriage breakdowns. For example, if money or property is paid or transferred to a shareholder, if these payments are paid out of the private … Continue reading

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