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How redraw works and why it’s a handy feature loan feature

How redraw works and why it’s a handy feature loan feature

It’s one of the less glamorous home loan features, but the redraw facility deserves a second look. Here’s why:

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( Posted in: Lending & Finance )

Global political risks one year on from Brexit – what have we learned?

Global political risks one year on from Brexit – what have we learned?

Leave Campaign wins the Referendum. It's now 12 months since the British voted to leave the European Union, an event that some saw as setting off a domino effect of other European countries looking to do the same.

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2017 Tax Checklists

2017 Tax Checklists

We have taken the time to prepare comprehensive Tax Checklists, designed to guide you in providing all the correct and relevant information to maximise your tax return. 

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( Posted in: Tax )

Investment Properties – Pre & Post 30 June 2017

Investment Properties – Pre & Post 30 June 2017

Anyone with investment property in Australia is probably feeling a little edgy with all the recent media attention on deductions, affordable housing, and negative gearing.  We take a look at some of the key tax issues for investors pre and post 30 June:

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( Posted in: Investment Property )

Should you update your SMSF Trust Deed?

Should you update your SMSF Trust Deed?

The Trust Deed of a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund governs the operation of the Fund and permits the Trustee to act to the extent permitted by the legislation and be able to comply with any superannuation changes.

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( Posted in: Superannuation )

What SMSF’s absolutely need to consider prior to 30 June 2017

What SMSF’s absolutely need to consider prior to 30 June 2017

30 June 2017:  The wide-ranging superannuation reforms come into effect on 1 July 2017. With the changes come a series of issues that Trustees need to be across, even if they don’t immediately affect you or your fund:

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( Posted in: Superannuation )

ANZ Lending Update

ANZ Lending Update

Effective 16 June, ANZ Bank will increase their Variable Interest Only home loan rates for both investors and owner occupiers by 30 basis points. ANZ's Standard Variable Rate for investment lending with Interest Only repayments is now 6.26% p.a..

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Deceased estate checklist

Deceased estate checklist

This checklist will help you manage the Australian tax affairs of someone who has died. If the deceased person's tax affairs included carrying on a business, you may need to seek further advice from Paris Financial otherwise these are the steps to follow when someone has died:

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( Posted in: Living Estate Planning )