How do franking credits benefit SMSFs?

You may have noticed significant media coverage recently regarding the Australian Labor Party’s proposed policy to stop SMSFs from receiving tax refunds for the franking credits they receive in conjunction with the dividends paid from Australian companies they own. What are franking credits and how do they benefit SMSFs? Under the Australian tax system companies [...]

By | 2018-03-22T14:42:06+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Financial Advice, SMSF|Tags: , |

Volatility – 7 simple lessons

By guest blogger Jim Parker,  Dimensional Australia Renewed volatility in markets has awoken the media from its summertime slumber. News directors drag out dated file footage of frantic traders and summon talking head experts to explain to ‘mums and dads’ what it all means. Well, what does it mean? More importantly, does it matter? Everyone [...]

By | 2018-03-02T11:14:07+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Featured, Financial Advice|Tags: , , , |

What’s different about Hales Douglass Financial Services?

Hales Douglass Financial Services is not owned by a large bank or financial institution.  Instead, we’ve set up our own financial services licence, which means we’re directly responsible to ASIC and to our clients only. The advice we provide to our clients is purely in their best interest, as we don’t take volume rebates or [...]

Position vacant – Graduate or nearing completion / taxation

Hales Douglass is a proactive and multidisciplinary Chartered Accounting firm located in Ulladulla and Batemans Bay on the NSW South Coast. We are seeking a motivated & enthusiastic accounting graduate to join our Tax & Business Services team in Batemans Bay. You will have access to excellent ongoing training and support through the CA Program, [...]

Position vacant – Senior Admin Assistant

Hales Douglass Financial Services. Hales Douglass Financial Services is a privately owned advisory firm, with self-managed super fund ‘specialist’ accreditation, and two offices on the NSW South Coast. Our key services include retirement planning, wealth creation, insurances, superannuation and estate planning. Our Ulladulla office requires an all-round, experienced, full-time Senior Administration Assistant, preferably with financial [...]