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Cautiously optimistic outlook for Australian share market ahead of post-pandemic recovery

Cautiously optimistic outlook for Australian share market ahead of post-pandemic recovery

The Australian share market’s run of 11 straight gains ended in September, with equity markets down...
Construction industry series: Am I a contractor or an employee?

Construction industry series: Am I a contractor or an employee?

In the first article of our construction industry series, we share how to determine whether you might be an employee or a contractor.

The value of obtaining financial advice

The value of obtaining financial advice

Good financial advice answers important questions by mapping out your goals and putting a strategy in place to achieve them.

What can a self-managed super fund (SMSF) invest in?

What can a self-managed super fund (SMSF) invest in?

When considering investment options for your self-managed super fund (SMSF), it’s vital to keep your financial goals front of mind.

What are directors’ fees? Here’s everything you need to know

What are directors’ fees? Here’s everything you need to know

From what they are, to ensuring you are tax compliant, here’s everything you need to know to navigate the complex issue of directors’ fees.

Your guide to buying an investment property in Victoria

Your guide to buying an investment property in Victoria

It may be that you’ve accumulated some savings, or paid off the bulk of your mortgage, or you may just...
Financial support for Victorian businesses hardest hit by lockdowns

Financial support for Victorian businesses hardest hit by lockdowns

Victorian businesses hardest hit by recent COVID-19 lockdowns will be able to access support payments under new and existing initiatives.

Victorian small businesses eligible for commercial tenancy relief

Victorian small businesses eligible for commercial tenancy relief

Commercial landlords are required to provide rent relief to eligible small and medium-sized businesses...
Financial support for Victorian businesses impacted by July 2021 lockdown

Financial support for Victorian businesses impacted by July 2021 lockdown

Following the commencement of Victoria’s fifth lockdown in July 2021, there are several support programs available to eligible businesses.

Economic recovery drives gains for Australian share market

Economic recovery drives gains for Australian share market

Rapid economic recovery and low interest rates drove strong gains for the Australian share market in...
Tax rates 2021: Tax brackets for individual income

Tax rates 2021: Tax brackets for individual income

How much tax you pay depends on a range of factors, including earnings, eligible deductions, and exemptions.

John Beasley promoted to Associate Partner at LDB Group

John Beasley promoted to Associate Partner at LDB Group

After more than a decade of experience in accounting, LDB Group is pleased to announce the appointment of John Beasley as Associate Partner.

Investment bonds: what are they and why should you invest in them?

Investment bonds: what are they and why should you invest in them?

Investment bonds offers a tax effective investment that can be used to build wealth. Here’s what you need to know about them.

Your checklist for end of financial year (EOFY): tax, super, business

Your checklist for end of financial year (EOFY): tax, super, business

To help you get ready for tax time, we’ve put together a checklist that will see you through end of financial year and beyond.

Should I sell my investment property vacant or tenanted?

Should I sell my investment property vacant or tenanted?

If you have made the decision to sell your residential investment property, it is important to consider...