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Your Victorian 2024 Land Tax Assessment explained

Earlier this month the State Revenue Office of Victoria commenced issuing land tax assessment notices for the 2024 land tax year. This year, because of higher land tax rates and increased valuations being ascribed to properties, taxpayers are seeing some substantial...

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Stage Three Tax Cuts: How Much Will You Receive?

    Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has unveiled changes to stage three tax cuts—the biggest and most controversial phase of income tax cuts in Australia—in a bid to expand benefits for lower and middle-income workers. The government’s decision, confirmed in...

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One-third of investors looking to advisers for help

One-third of investors looking to advisers for help

According to a new survey, 31 per cent of investors look to financial advisers as a source of investment information. The second iteration of HSBC’s Investor Insights Survey, which canvassed 1,056 Australian investors aged 18 and above, found that financial advisers...

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Central banks launch coordinated liquidity ramp up

Central banks launch coordinated liquidity ramp up

  Six of the world’s central banks have agreed to bolster liquidity in the global financial market to restore confidence in the banking system.  The Bank of Canada, the Bank of England, the Bank of Japan, the European Central Bank, the Federal Reserve, and the Swiss...

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2022 By The Numbers

2022 By The Numbers

  How did share markets around the world perform last year? And what investment lessons can we learn from 2022? Read on to find out. Volatility has been constant on global investment markets throughout this year. It has largely been driven by fears over surging...

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What happens to your superannuation when you die?

What happens to your superannuation when you die?

Why does superannuation matter? Every Australian employed by a company has superannuation paid on their behalf into a superfund at a rate of at least 10.5 per cent of the workers’ income, to help save for retirement. The money starts to add up quickly. According to...

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The 4 key factors to retiring with confidence

The 4 key factors to retiring with confidence

Feeling confident in, or as you approach, retirement is about more than money. An Australian Super-Monash University study found maintaining good health and setting specific goals are more important to Australians over 50 than the amount of their savings. The study is...

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