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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 …

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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 …

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AFR

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 …

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Accountants Daily

ATO increasing data exchange with international regulators

  ATO increasing data exchange with international regulators   Data sharing between tax regulators in different countries is rapidly increasing, with the ATO turning in around 30,000 US expats to the IRS just last year according to a US tax lawyer. Moodys Gartner director Roy Berg explained that under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, …

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Accountants Daily

ATO increasing data exchange with international regulators

  ATO increasing data exchange with international regulators   Data sharing between tax regulators in different countries is rapidly increasing, with the ATO turning in around 30,000 US expats to the IRS just last year according to a US tax lawyer. Moodys Gartner director Roy Berg explained that under the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, …

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IFA

Finalists revealed for ifa Excellence Awards 2017

  Finalists revealed for ifa Excellence Awards 2017   27/07/2017 – Some of Australia’s best independent, boutique and non-aligned financial advice practitioners and businesses have been recognised as finalists in the prestigious 2017 ifa Excellence Awards. Now in its fourth year, the ifa Excellence Awards are the benchmark for success for members of the independent and …

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