How does the budget affect you?

How does the budget affect you?

First home savers, downsizers and small business are the winners in Treasurer Scott Morrison’s second Budget – while taxpayers face an increase in the Medicare levy. Note: These changes are proposals only and may or may not be made law The Federal Budget Analysis...
Significant changes to superannuation

Significant changes to superannuation

Significant changes to superannuation will take effect from 1 July 2017. One of the key measures of the reforms concerns the caps on concessional (before tax) and non-concessional (after tax) contributions. Some of these changes may require you to adjust your...
Donald Trump has hit the ground running

Donald Trump has hit the ground running

Donald Trump has hit the ground running. For those of us who thought he would moderate after the pre-election rhetoric, we were wrong. He has bunkered down with a fortress America mentality. He has surrounded himself with like-minded individuals – climate sceptics,...
Super Reform Bill passed

Super Reform Bill passed

The Senate has passed the key Bill which gives effect to the much-discussed superannuation reforms. Summary of measures The Treasury Laws Amendment (Fair and Sustainable Superannuation) Bill 2016 contains the measures originally announced in the 2016/17 Federal Budget...