19 03, 2019

STP – We are ALL in

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  What is STP? Single Touch Payroll is a new Australian Taxation office Initiative aimed to provide real time (or limited time) online payroll reporting. It is also being touted as a system or method for employers to lodge employee payroll details with the ATO. What payroll data do you need to know?          STP reports [...]

20 12, 2018

An end of year perspective on financial markets

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After showing great promise throughout the year, 2018 has ended disappointingly for investors. As at mid-December,  Australian and global share markets have produced returns of negative 2% to 3% (including dividends) for the calendar year. Cash and fixed interest returns have been moderately positive, ranging from less than 1% for global fixed interest to just [...]

20 11, 2018

Market Correction Comments – 14th November 2018

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A comment on Equity Market Volatility The market’s recent weakness (the S&P/ASX 2001 is down 9.8% and in the US the S&P 500 is down 7.1% from their recent highs) has been the result of a confluence of factors, in particular, i) continued US Federal Reserve rate rises as well as rising bond yields, ii) [...]

20 06, 2018

What’s changing on 1 July 2018?

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The recent federal budget once again provided some insights into the governments broader fiscal plans for the economy, however, given the current political environment, a looming federal election and the fact that most budget initiatives will not commence until June 2019, there is a real possibility that the budget initiatives will not be passed and [...]

18 06, 2018

Individuals

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From a personal taxation perspective there are only minor changes that will affect the 2019 financial year. Personal tax bracket changes The top threshold of the 32.5% personal income tax bracket will increase from $87,000 to $90,000. Introduction of the Low & Middle Income tax offset Individuals that have a taxable income of up to [...]

18 06, 2018

Companies & Other Trading Entities

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One-off Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty The amnesty applies to employers that have not fully paid the Superannuation Guarantee from 1 July 1992. Yes that’s right since 1992. However, to qualify for this amnesty, employers must own up and complete the ATO’s SG Amnesty Form. Once completed, payments can be made in full or over a period [...]

24 05, 2018

Navwealth Newsletter 2018

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  Welcome to our annual newsletter for 2018... In this edition, Craig shares insights including learnings from 2017, which was a year of massive change in the Superannuation industry.  As more of our clients are entering a phase of their life when Aged Care for themselves or a parent is paramount, we have included information [...]

3 05, 2018

Business or Strategic Planning Review and Update

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We believe the most effective business planning process is one that produces a succinct one page plan which encompasses a number of traits. We believe that gone are the days of phone book style business plans which are filled with words. Whilst they might have all the necessary information relating to the business goals and [...]

3 05, 2018

Annual Review and Taxation Plan

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Navwealth look to provide you with commentary relating to an annual review of your affairs being your key financial data (current year’s performance) and ‘Tax Planning’ in late May, early June. We do this after the Budget as it is from the Budget that many insights on the future of taxes, super, welfare and numerous [...]

11 04, 2018

Family Trust – surcharge (land tax) introduced for foreign NSW land owners

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Revenue NSW (formerly the Office of State Revenue) have recently introduced a new surcharge for foreign persons who own residential land in NSW through a Family Trust structure. Importantly the definition of a ‘foreign person’ for the surcharge includes not only individual beneficiaries of trusts but is also extended to include a company or a [...]