Posted in Cash
on 19 February 2014
You don’t need a pay rise to increase your income.
Salary Packaging is an entitlement granted by the Federal Government to all workers that allows you to take part of your income as a tax-free benefit.
Salary packaging works by having a portion of your pre-tax salary deducted to pay for certain expenses. Income tax will then only apply to the amount of your salary that remains after these deductions have been applied.
Salary packaging is limited for ...
on 9 September 2013
The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (“ASIC”) hold the federal records for all unclaimed monies.
Unclaimed money can originate from:
Banks and other Authorized Deposit-taking Institutions;
Life Insurance companies and Benefit Fund Friendly Societies;
First Home Saver Accounts;
Companies with unclaimed money such as resulting from the liquidation of a company.
Money is transferred to the ASIC un...
on 8 July 2013
If you carry on all or part of your employment activities from home, then you may be eligible to claim a portion of your expenses as a tax deduction.
Ideally, you should have a room set aside as a home office. The area must be clearly identifiable as a place of work and used almost exclusively for work purposes.
The expenses you can claim are:
Heating, cooling and lighting
Decline in value (depreciation) of home office furniture and fittings
on 1 July 2013
Think of it as a snapshot of your present situation and your future.
A personal budget gives a realistic view of your potential.
It provides a benchmark of your progress.
It shows where you can save, and where you should trim your lifestyle to match your income.
Take the reality check.
Get Rich Slow. Start Now. Start Small. Achieve Real Wealth.
'Slow and steady wins the race' - Aesop...
on 25 June 2013
Cultivate customer relationships and watch your business thrive.
Word of mouth is still the most powerful form of advertising – a cliché perhaps, but true all the same.
Relationship marketing can be vital in creating customer loyalty. It is important to ensure that the customer has the best possible experience every time they come through the door or have contact with the business.
It is much more difficult and expensive to acquire a cus...