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SMSF: Tax planning and last minute considerations before end of financial year

SMSF: Tax planning and last minute considerations before end of financial year

Significant changes to superannuation come into force on July 1, 2017. However, there is a rapidly closing...
What you need to know if the ATO contacts your business for an audit

What you need to know if the ATO contacts your business for an audit

If you are contacted by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) for a financial audit, try not to panic. If...
Full house for LDB’s finance seminar

Full house for LDB’s finance seminar

More than 100 LDB clients and guests attended the picturesque Box Hill Golf Club on Tuesday evening and...
Our top tips for getting started in shares

Our top tips for getting started in shares

Investing in the share market can be extremely lucrative, but it’s important to do your research before...
SMSF: Do you meet conditions of release to transfer from preserved to unrestricted non-preserved benefits?

SMSF: Do you meet conditions of release to transfer from preserved to unrestricted non-preserved benefits?

The changes to superannuation that come into effect on July 1, 2017 pose a range of issues for self-managed...
Don’t have a lot of money? How to start investing with as little as $500

Don’t have a lot of money? How to start investing with as little as $500

When it comes to wealth creation, the key is to start young and invest often. The earlier you begin investing,...
How do I value my business for sale?

How do I value my business for sale?

Before selling your business, it’s important to have realistic expectations about the sale price. What...
How to optimise your superannuation

How to optimise your superannuation

Your superannuation is your future, and being proactive can mean the difference between a retirement...
4 tips for taking the leap from employee to business owner

4 tips for taking the leap from employee to business owner

If you’re considering taking the leap from employee to business owner, congratulations! Whether you’re...
Key takeaways from the SMSF Association National Conference

Key takeaways from the SMSF Association National Conference

The SMSF Association National Conference was recently held in Melbourne and brought together a wide range...
3 things you need to know about subdividing your lot

3 things you need to know about subdividing your lot

When you subdivide a block of land, each block falls under a separate title and you may be subject to...
Getting what you pay for: How an audit can add real value to your business

Getting what you pay for: How an audit can add real value to your business

Nowadays, businesses are increasingly viewing auditing as an opportunity rather than an obligation. Auditing...
LDB’s quarterly share market review: First quarter 2017

LDB’s quarterly share market review: First quarter 2017

Australian economy improves, focus on cyclical and growth stocks, US political climate may slow momentum The...
How to handle your finances if you’re going through a divorce

How to handle your finances if you’re going through a divorce

Ending a relationship can be difficult, both emotionally and financially. If you do split from your partner,...
When does my business have to do a financial audit?

When does my business have to do a financial audit?

The purpose of an audit is to obtain an independent opinion on the financial statements of a business...