October 2013 Newsletter

Spring is here and during this time of renewal and rejuvenation it will be our priority to inform clients of changes that may impact them or the way they do business. We will work with you to plan for the fresh beginnings this season will bring and walk under the blue skies together.

Your SELF
With the Federal Election now decided, taxpayers should be prepared for several legislative changes regarding tax and superannuation in the near future. Although specific details are yet to be filled in, there are several known policies and announced plans that the Coalition outlined in the run-up to election day. We run through the likely reforms to expect in the tax and super landscape.
We also discuss the tax deductions that are available to footy players.

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Your BUSINESS 
While it is not impossible to claim the cost of travelling from home to workplace, the rules and regulations for doing so can be a veritable minefield - so some considered guidance is a must. Another area through which certain taxpayers will need to tread carefully is regarding the CGT 50% discount - especially as there has been a change to the rules for foreign and temporary residents.

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Your SUPER 
Also in this issue of our newsletter, we look at the effective use of death benefit nominations for estate planning within an SMSF.

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Contact Us
Should you require more information regarding any topic touched upon in this newsletter, please feel free to contact GJB on 02 9686 3130 for personal or business advice.

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Kind regards,             


www.gjbarnett.com.au

Disclaimer: All information provided in this newsletter is of a general nature only and is not personal financial or investment advice. Also, changes in legislation may occur frequently. We recommend that our formal advice be obtained before acting on the basis of this information. 

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