Personal Income Tax

Private Health Insurance Tax Rebate - Thresholds And What You Need To Know

If you have private health insurance, you are probably eligible for a rebate from the government. The scheme has been in place for a few years now, although the amount of the rebate varies according to your income level and age.

Finalising a Loved One's Taxes

The death of a loved one not only causes grief and mourning, but may also burden you with the responsibility to settle affairs. Don’t let this paperwork overwhelm you as you cope with your loss. A solicitor can help you administer the estate. You can contact me to ensure everything goes smoothly with regard to your loved one’s tax affairs.

New Tax Legislation Effective 1 July 2014

New changes have come into effect for the new fiscal year, and many more are simply awaiting approval. Be aware of the following changes to tax legislation, effective as of 1 July 2014.

Tax Time Checklist

Giving your finances a thorough review is a good habit to get into. You’ll not only want to take a look at your taxes, deductions, and levies, but also your superannuation savings. This checklist, while not comprehensive, can help you cover the basics and prepare to enter a new financial year.

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Ben, Have you invented any new words lately?

A correspondent has asked if I have invented any new words. Indeed I have. Procreastation: The tendency to put off doing...

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Ben, what is the greatest waste of taxpayers money?

Thank you for asking this important question. The greatest waste of taxpayers money in history is without doubt the new...

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Ben, What is the Mac tax? Is it federal or state?

Thank you for that interesting question. The Mac tax is a tax that is imposed neither by the federal nor the state gover...