Budget Highlights 2018

Budget Highlights 2018 The Australian Government announced its Budget for the coming year on Tuesday 8 May 2018 (with implications for the ‘forward estimates period’ and beyond), heralding it as ‘A budget to strengthen the economy, create jobs and guarantee essential services while ensuring the Australian Government lives within its means…’. Some highlight features of the Budget are that it – delivers personal income tax cuts,extends/ provides incentives for small [...]

By |2021-06-30T09:38:12+10:00May 10, 2018|Market Updates|0 Comments

Budget Highlights 2015

Please note the following announcements made on 12 May 2015 are the Budget Highlights as we see them. Before acting on any of these announcements please speak to one of the advisers at Continuum Financial Planners, to ensure it is appropriate to your personal situation. The following budget highlights are summarised from the 2015 Federal Budget issued by the Australian Treasurer. They are posted as an alert only: it will be important to [...]

By |2017-07-31T11:40:01+10:00May 3, 2016|Market Updates|0 Comments

Investing surplus cashflow

- from minimum pension drawdown... Does your minimum pension drawdown give rise to surplus cashflow? Have you thought about investing surplus cashflow arising from your pension drawdown? Investing surplus cashflow is most typically a dilemma for self-funding retirees whose pensions accounts provide pension benefits in excess of their lifestyle needs. In response, they seek advice about how best to use those funds effectively (rather than ‘wastefully’). One particular strategy for investing surplus cashflow has been a [...]

Budget Highlights 2013

Budget Highlights 2013 The following items, Budget Highlights 2013, were extracted from the 2013 Budget announcements by the Federal Treasurer, as likely to be of interest to our readers. We invite comments on any of the measures and, as usual, are available to review any that directly affect you to assess their impact on your wealth management (including estate planning) strategies. Budget Highlight: Taxation Measures - Replacement of existing Baby [...]

By |2020-08-05T14:04:56+10:00May 15, 2013|Market Updates|0 Comments
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