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Main Residence Exemption Update for Australian Expats

Month: April 2018

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How Labor’s tax policy will deliver ‘perverse’ outcomes

How Labor’s tax policy will deliver ‘perverse’ outcomes   Financial planners have detailed how Labors tax policy will deliver perverse outcomes under their plan to deny franking credits to some self-funded retirees. Take the example of a husband and wife with $1 million who end up receiving a smaller income in retirement than a couple …

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Advisers bemoan anti-SMSF policy amid super industry split

Advisers bemoan anti-SMSF policy amid super industry split   Labor’s plan to scrap franking credit refunds will give superannuation funds linked to banks and unions a leg up while potentially knocking self-managed super funds off their strong growth trajectory. Yet the groups representing pooled super funds that stand to benefit are at odds with each …

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Capital gains tax exemption changes expected to ignite expat property fire sale

Capital gains tax exemption changes expected to ignite expat property fire sale     Expat Sasha Vasiljkovic is about to put his property in the Melbourne suburb of Williamstown on the market. He doesn’t want to sell but an impending Turnbull government change will deny him one of the most sacrosanct of Aussie home-ownership perks: …

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