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Land tax and vacant residential land tax – debunking ‘pub tax’ myths

Earlier this year, we published an article outlining changes to land tax and vacant residential land...
Young couple reviewing their finances

Is your retirement at risk from your children?

For individuals approaching retirement, there is a strong focus on managing risks as they transition...
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Changes to superannuation contribution rules in FY2024-25

What can you do before 1 July 2024, and what changes with the new financial year? Understanding superannuation...
2024-25 Federal Budget

2024-25 Federal Budget analysis

What you need to know for tax compliance and planning The Federal Budget is frequently a key landmark...
CGT small business concessions for rental properties

Accessing the CGT small business concessions for rental properties

When dealing with the disposal of an asset, such as a rental property, Capital Gains Tax (CGT) small...

Debunking a myth about utes and SUVs

Amid recent social media chatter – a source often questionable for tax compliance information –...

Market update: Global economic shifts and investment opportunities

Global market insights Global shares have recorded a significant rise over the past quarter, with a 14.1%...

Navigating new legislation: optimise your finances with tax reduction strategies post-stage 3 tax cuts

The recent legislative updates surrounding the much-discussed Stage 3 tax cuts have now been solidified...

Maximising your return: navigating the latest income tax changes

With the release of the Mid-Year Economic Financial Outlook (MYEFO) in December 2023, the Federal Government...

Structuring your investments for retirement: maximising Australian superannuation benefits

Recent findings from Capital Preferences reveal that a staggering 78% of Australian pre-retirees aged...

Is it time to invest again?

Rising interest rates are not good for growth investments. As such, it hasn’t been surprising that...

Vacant residential land tax and managing holiday homes in Victoria: navigating land tax and VRLT

As a general rule, individuals who own both a principal residence and a holiday home in the State of...

Employers Beware: The Importance of Paying Superannuation by the Deadline

In Australia, superannuation is a cornerstone of retirement planning, ensuring that individuals can enjoy...
The great wealth transfer

The great wealth transfer: tackling complex tax and inheritance issues

The great wealth transfer You may have heard of the impending ‘great wealth transfer’ where it is...

Tax Implications of Christmas Gifts for Staff and Clients: Navigating Deductions and FBT

Explore the tax nuances of Christmas gifts for staff and clients, including FBT, income tax, and GST considerations with LDB's expert guidance