Category: Federal Budget

Government delivers surplus election friendly 2019-20 Federal Budget – Leaves superannuation largely untouched

Government delivers surplus election friendly 2019-20 Federal Budget – Leaves superannuation largely untouched

A surplus election budget is the news coming out of the 2019-20 Federal Budget. With superannuation left largely untouched, the Government focused on further personal income tax cuts. However, three…

When certainty is uncertain – capitalising on the superannuation rules whilst you can

When certainty is uncertain – capitalising on the superannuation rules whilst you can

With the chances of the Federal Election likely to be around the same time as Federal Budget in May 2019, more grey clouds of uncertainty are in the air. So…

2018 Federal Budget & Year End Tax Planning

2018 Federal Budget & Year End Tax Planning

Government delivers SMSF friendly 2018-19 Federal Budget An SMSF friendly budget is the good news coming out of the 2018-19 Federal Budget. With SMSF members still working through the wide-reaching…

Are you ready for the 1 July 2017 super changes?  Part 4: I want to trigger my 3 year bring forward NCC cap – how much can I contribute?

Are you ready for the 1 July 2017 super changes? Part 4: I want to trigger my 3 year bring forward NCC cap – how much can I contribute?

As part of the superannuation reforms announced in last year’s Federal Budget, both concessional and non-concessional contributions caps will be reduced significantly from 1 July 2017. In this month’s article,…

Are you ready for the 1 July 2017 superannuation changes?

Are you ready for the 1 July 2017 superannuation changes?

Last month saw the changes to superannuation in the May 2016 Federal Budget passed and receiving Royal Assent. They are now law. A summary of the final superannuation reforms is as…

Superannuation Changes from 1 July 2017 – the law has passed!

Superannuation Changes from 1 July 2017 – the law has passed!

The 2016 Federal Budget’s superannuation reforms were legislated last week, so the haze of uncertainty surrounding these new changes has lifted. Among these new laws is the provision of Capital…

Are you ready for the Government’s superannuation changes?

Are you ready for the Government’s superannuation changes?

On Wednesday 9 November 2016 the Government introduced its superannuation legislation which makes changes to the superannuation laws it originally announced in the 2016 Federal Budget. Most of these changes…

2016 Federal Budget & Superannuation – where are we at now?

2016 Federal Budget & Superannuation – where are we at now?

Though the 2016 Federal Budget was delivered on 3 May and the Federal Election was right behind it, not much has happened since then on the many proposed changes to…

Going into pension mode – the pros and cons!

Going into pension mode – the pros and cons!

It has been only a few weeks since we’ve known the outcome of the 2016 Federal Election yet there is still a lot of uncertainty surrounding the proposed changes to…

2016 Federal Budget & Superannuation

2016 Federal Budget & Superannuation

WHAT DOES THE BUDGET MEAN FOR SUPERANNUATION? It has been a fortnight since the 2016 Federal Budget was delivered by the Turnbull government and unlike previous years, there were many…