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Proposed changes to tax treatement of earnings for super income streams 2014

Tuesday, 3 September 2013. Author Content
Government announcements during the budget suggested a significant change to the superannuation tax system. The tax treatment of earnings on allocated pensions (super income streams) will increase from 1 July 2014. Currently the tax rate on asset earnings within a allocated or account based pension is NIL. Categories:
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Cash Flow Statements: Direct Method & Indirect Method Explained

Sunday, 2 June 2013. Author Content

The difference between the indirect and direct method

There are two different ways that accountants can prepare cash flow statements; the direct method and the indirect method. Both methods will arrive at the same end result.

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Business Activity Statements (BAS) Guide

Sunday, 2 June 2013. Author Content

What is a business activity statement?

A business activity statement (BAS) is a statement to the ATO to report information about your business or investment income.

Businesses and individuals use an activity statement to report and pay:

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What Are Primary And Secondary Markets?

Sunday, 2 June 2013. Author Content

Markets can be broadly classified into primary and secondary markets. A primary market is where securities are sold directly by the issuer. A secondary market is where securities trade between market participants after the security has already been issued.

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Australian Share Market Outlook March 2013 and Onward

Sunday, 17 March 2013. Author Content
Find out why there may be a correction due for the ASX200. Fundamentals point to mixed picture while technicals have the market at a possible key turning point. Categories:
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Avoid Making Costly Mistakes When Buying Property with your Superannuation Fund

Wednesday, 13 March 2013. Author Content
With the increasing popularity of buying investment property with your superannuation fund, there has been increased concern by the ATO over the number of arrangements many super funds trustees are getting wrong. Categories:
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The Year Of The Snake – Will It Bring Ups Or Downs To The Sydney Property Market?

Monday, 11 March 2013. Author Content
For the calendar year of 2012 home prices in Darwin and Sydney recorded the largest rises - up 8.95 per cent and 1.47 % respectively. Other capital cities struggled with Melbourne recording the steepest fall of 2.86%. Categories:
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Sydney – The Town That Keeps On Giving

Wednesday, 19 December 2012. Author Content
From the 1970s if your were buying a property in Sydney, the market had a continuous, average price increases of around 3% p/a. Doesn’t sound like much but already the compound interest was looking good. Categories:
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Australian Market Outlook 2013: Where Will Investors Put Their Money?

Thursday, 13 December 2012. Author Content
What will 2013 hold for Australia? Will the same headwinds witnessed in 2012 still remain or will we see relatively smooth sailing? Categories:
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When To Jump Into The Sydney Market - The Three Phases Of The Property Cycle

Monday, 26 November 2012. Author Content
As the saying goes, “what goes up must come down” and while the heady days of 20% per annum growth may be behind us for now, a rudimentary understanding of the Sydney property cycle will give you the confidence to snap up some great deals andcleverly boost your property portfolio when others shy away. Categories:
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