• A refund to re-fund your finances

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    Is there a sweeter feeling than receiving something for nothing? The only thing that comes close is getting something back that you thought was gone forever. Have you ever dropped your wallet in a theatre, realised you lost it and given up all …

  • 3 quotes to get you thinking about tax planning

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    Tax is one of those features of the human condition we all have to live with. To paraphrase Benjamin Franklin, the only two things we can be certain of in this world are death and taxes. Given this, it's not surprising that over the …

  • 3 milestones where tax planning is essential

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    Tax shouldn't be something you think about once a year. Nor is it something to consider seriously only once a lifetime. In truth, there are numerous events throughout the average Australian's life where tax planning in advance would be the …

  • Top 3 tips for reducing your taxation burden

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    We've mentioned before that for as long as taxes have been around, people have been doing their best to limit their share of paying them. This is particularly the case in Australia - according to the Institute of Public Affairs, Australia is …

  • Top 3 taxation types you'll want to minimise

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    Let's be frank: The more tax you can avoid paying, the better. Still, there are certain types of taxes that are particularly frustrating, and should be sitting firmly in the crosshairs of anyone doing some tax planning. According to …

  • Tax deduction week: Pro athletes

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    Taxpayers come in all shapes and sizes. Some of them are welders or hairdressers, while others are professional clowns or hand models. Some are even professional athletes. To round out MOVO's tax week, we thought we'd extend a few tax …

  • Tax deduction week: Business owners

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    Previously, we told you about some tax deductions employees can claim. But employers can do a bit of tax planning themselves, too. If you own a business, here are a five deductions you might want to consider claiming. Advertising and …

  • Tax deduction week: FIFO workers

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    Because of their high salaries, fly-in fly-out (FIFO) workers are often well-placed when it comes to generating long-term wealth. But making a lot of money is only the starting point of successful financial planning - it's also crucial to have …

  • Tax deduction week: Property investors

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    As any seasoned property investor can tell you, one of the keys to a successful real estate portfolio is thorough tax planning. Actually knowing what you can claim as tax deductions is key to this . As part of our ongoing series on this very …