Once a decision has been made to buy an investment, it is important to consider the best investment structure to use. An investment structure refers to the way investments are legally owned. Many people simply purchase assets in their own name or joint names, when other ownership structures may be more suitable.
This year’s Budget has an emphasis on retirement planning and contains several important considerations which may affect both retirees and pre-retirees, explored further below.
Remember, these are not Law yet, and could change because of the argy bargy of politics
Ask any business owner who their top three most trusted sources of information are for their business and nine out of ten will have their accountant in that list. In fact, in most cases the accountant rates as number one.
There's a daily guessing game underway on upcoming changes to superannuation regulations.
Annual contribution limits, transition-to-retirement arrangements and tax thresholds appear in the spotlight. The drums are beating harder for change than I can remember in a long time.