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Smart End of Financial Year strategies 2017/18

June 13, 2018 · Published by RJS Wealth Management Pty Ltd

With the end of the financial year approaching, it's a great time to make smart decisions about your finances. Taking action before 30 June can open up more opportunities for you. We know that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution to accounting and wealth management. So we’ve outlined some tax-effective strategies that you may benefit from. We can help you find what strategies are right for you and/or your business.

Changes to GST on Property Developments

· Published by R J Sanderson And Associates Pty Ltd

From 1 July 2018, purchasers of newly constructed properties or new subdivisions are required to pay GST on their purchase directly to the ATO on or before settlement, rather than to the vendor. While this is not a new tax for developers, the passing of the legislation has meant the responsibility for paying GST on new properties has shifted from developers to purchasers.

Busting the Super Myths

May 8, 2018 · Published by RJS Wealth Management Pty Ltd

We often see people put Superannuation in the ‘too-hard basket’ and assume all will be fine when it comes time to retire. You can’t afford to be complacent these days. Your financial future depends on it. See where we bust the super myths and set the record straight.

Investing for income when interest rates are low

May 3, 2018 · Published by RJS Wealth Management Pty Ltd

With cash investments offering low returns, those nearing retirement are going to have to save more while working to meet their retirement goals. Fortunately, there are a few options available outside of cash, when investing for income when interest rates are low.

Can I claim Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT)?

April 16, 2018 · Published by R J Sanderson And Associates Pty Ltd

As a business owner – you will likely have your own expenses that can be paid for by the business rather than out of your salary or drawings. The amount of tax on a FB payment is the same as personal tax i.e. 47%, rather than company tax of 27.5%. However, as a business, you can claim the GST component and receive the tax deduction for the expense. There may or may not be tax advantages to you in offering fringe benefits to your employees. If you are offering them or considering offering them, talk to us to see whether it will be beneficial to you or not.

Investments for Children

April 12, 2018 · Published by RJS Wealth Management Pty Ltd

If I knew then what I know now, I would have started investing so much earlier than I did. So much so that I firmly believe we should be investing for our children/grandchildren. Teaching them to save for their future and to help them learn and understand the power of investing over the long-term.

Is my Superannuation safe if I become Bankrupt?

· Published by RJS Wealth Management Pty Ltd

According to the Bankruptcy Act, superannuation is usually a protected asset and falls under the category of ‘non-divisible' property. Non-divisible property is property which a trustee cannot take from a bankrupt.

Expert Faces – South East Business Breakfast

March 29, 2018 · Published by R J Sanderson And Associates Pty Ltd

Hear property market insights from Nerida Conisbee, Chief Economist REA Group.

Why it Pays to Understand the Six Stages of Financial Planning

March 26, 2018 · Published by RJS Wealth Management Pty Ltd

Learn the the six stages of financial planning and set out exactly how a relationship between a financial planner and a client should develop. It’s an excellent framework for both financial planners and their clients.

You can be Young without Money, but you can’t be Old without it

· Published by RJS Wealth Management Pty Ltd

The sooner you start to plan for retirement, the more you’ll have, the more retirement lifestyle choices you get. Whether you have millions in assets or none, we can tailor a plan specifically for you that will protect what is most important to you whilst bolstering retirement possibilities. There is never a time too early to start but there can be a time that is too late, severely impacting on our retirement possibilities.

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