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Tax for individuals: what can I claim as an employee?

Tax for individuals: what can I claim as an employee?

As an employee, tax time can generate significant cash flow if you understand the system and know what...
Changes to the age pension in Australia: what you need to know

Changes to the age pension in Australia: What you need to know

Retirees are being urged to seek professional financial advice, as changes to the age pension loom. From...
Everything you need to know about new tax incentives for early stage investors

A guide to new tax incentives for early stage investors

By Daniel Dubois Start-up businesses rejoice! Changes to the tax system for the 2017 tax year have been...
How to ensure your self-managed super fund (SMSF) remains compliant

How to ensure your self-managed super fund (SMSF) remains compliant

As the trustee of a self-managed super fund (SMSF), you are in control of administering the investments...
tips for finding the best owners’ corporation management

4 tips for finding the best owners’ corporation management for your property

An owners’ corporation manages the common property of a development, such as the gardens, passages,...
Understanding the difference between cash flow and profit

Understanding the difference between cash flow and profit

As a business owner, it is imperative to be aware of the difference between your profit and your cash...
Is your biggest asset insured? (Hint: it’s not your home)

Is your biggest asset insured? (Hint: it’s not your home)

Pop quiz time: What is your biggest asset? Is it your yacht? Your house? Your prized tanzanite ring? The...
Bigger isn’t always better: When the Big 4 aren’t the best choice for your financial audit

Bigger isn’t always better: When the Big 4 aren’t the best choice for your financial audit

Financial audits provide an independent evaluation of an organisation’s reports and reporting processes...
Why your spouse isn’t the best bookkeeper for your business

Why your spouse isn’t the best bookkeeper for your business

While it is commonplace to hire your spouse as your bookkeeper, you may not be aware that your business...
The LDB team

5 reasons why LDB is the perfect partner for your business

Over the years, LDB has carved out a strong reputation as a trusted business and financial advisory firm. We...
Tax for small business: what can I claim?

Tax for small business: what can I claim?

Knowing what you can and cannot claim at tax time can save or cost small business owners thousands of...
Outgrowing SME: What you need to know about becoming a large enterprise

Outgrowing SME: What you need to know about becoming a large enterprise

The shift from a small to medium enterprise (SME) to a large company is a challenging one, and requires...
What happens to my super when I die?

What happens to my super when I die?

Death is one of those topics most of us like to avoid, but unfortunately, nothing is certain in life...
What does a financial planner actually do?

What does a financial planner actually do?

When you need a haircut, you find a hairdresser. When your car needs fixing, you look up a local mechanic....
Should I put money into property or shares?

Should I put money into property or shares?

Choosing whether to invest in real estate or the share market is a complicated decision, and one that...