Category Archives: Interest Rates & Global Economy

Australia finally knows who is in government for the next three years. Take a look at what that now means for the business community.

The Liberal/Nationals Coalition has held onto power for another three years. The government made a number of promises in the lead up to the election, and its budget handed down in April was also used as part of its election … Continue reading

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Superannuation is one of the key battlegrounds in the upcoming federal election. Here, we run through the key policy pushes from both of the major parties.

CONTRIBUTIONS Non-concessional contributions cap Current law You can make non-concessional contributions of up to $100,000 if you qualify and have a total superannuation balance of less than $1.6 million at the prior 30 June. If you are under 65, it … Continue reading

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Australia’s ‘watergate’: here’s what taxpayers need to know about water buybacks

  Australia’s ‘watergate’: here’s what taxpayers need to know about water buybacks In 2017, the then agriculture minister, Barnaby Joyce, signed off on an A$80 million purchase of a water entitlement from a company called Eastern Australia Agriculture. The problem … Continue reading

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Australia’s Population Becoming More Diverse

Migration data which was recently released by the ABS showed that as at June 2018, an estimated 17,650,130 residents of Australia were born in Australia. While this may seem like a high number, it shows that 29.4% of residents were … Continue reading

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Australian Tax Office cracking down on holiday home owners wrongly claiming deductions – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Australian Tax Office cracking down on holiday home owners wrongly claiming deductions – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) — Read on mobile.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-28/holiday-home-tax-deduction-rorts-targeted-by-ato/9593834

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According to the CoreLogic December Hedonic Home Value Index results, national dwelling values slipped lower over the month, led by falls across Sydney, Darwin, Melbourne and Perth.

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Warren Buffett has won his $US1 million bet he made against the hedge fund industry 10 years ago

In 2007, Warren Buffett entered a million-dollar bet with the fund manager Protégé Partners that the S&P 500 would beat a basket of hedge funds over the next decade. His S&P 500 index fund compounded a 7.1% annual gain over … Continue reading

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