Multiple sources of help and further explanations are available below regarding the relief packages and programs recently released by our Governments. All relate to Covid-19 and are grouped here so you don’t have to go searching for the information. If you have any questions, or require further assistance, please send us an email or phone.
‘HomeBuilder’ grants now available.
$25k grants for housing construction, renovations to bolster industry. The Federal Government will give eligible Australians $25,000 to build or substantially renovate their homes.
Related-party property development concerns — Part 1
In the first article of a four-part series on SMSFs and property development, I focus on related-party leases and how to keep them compliant.
The value of financial advice
A 16-year study by Vanguard Investments found a financial adviser effectively adds around 3% to the value of a client’s portfolio over time. This is on top of returns from investing.
A super catch-up plan
It's a number that can only be described as mindboggling: $400 million a day.
Court decides on taxable capital gains distributions
The Federal Court has determined whether trusts that distribute capital gains to non-resident beneficiaries are taxable and will need to be included in their assessable income.
SMSF liquidity lessons learnt from the pandemic
Sometimes it is true that you don't know what you've got. Till it's gone. Music aficionados will recognise that line from Joni Mitchell's 1970s hit Big Yellow Taxi.