2019 Energy Discounts & Rebates.

Households and businesses can access discounts & rebates in 2019 via the NSW Government's energy efficiency program: FOR HOUSEHOLDS These links provide offers to improve energy efficiency in your home. By accessing rebates and discounts you can cut back on your energy use, save on power bills and help the environment. These programs are available to [...]

Implications for investors during elections

With Australia in the midst of another general election campaign and facing the prospect of a change of government, investors may ask what implications the political cycle has for financial markets and for their own portfolios. This article, by Jim Parker of Dimensional Fund Advisors, cuts through the noise of media opinion pieces and [...]

May tax news

The Government handed down the 2019/20 Federal Budget on Tuesday 2 April 2019. Some of the important proposals include: Increasing and expanding access to the instant asset write-off from 7:30 pm (AEDT) on 2 April 2019 (i.e., ‘Budget night’) until 30 June 2020, as follows: increasing the instant asset write-off threshold from $25,000 to $30,000. [...]

Finance and loans tips

How can a business loan help my cashflow? Business loans can be used for any business purchase, commercial property, and refinancing of existing business loans. They can also be beneficial to free up cash-flow when used for day-to-day running expenses; buying equipment, inventory, insurance premiums, solar installation, unexpected expenses, renovations & hiring staff. How Insurance [...]

Instant asset write-off expanded

4th April 2019 The government’s instant asset write-off expansion was passed through the Senate yesterday afternoon and is expected to be voted on in the lower house later today. What is  the Instant Asset Write-Off? If you buy an asset for your business and it costs less than $20,000 (see table below for varying amounts), [...]