Do I need an accountant to do my tax return?

Do I need an accountant to do my tax return? Depending on whether your finances are straightforward or more complex, you may choose to do your tax return yourself or engage a professional. If you have multiple sources of income, various investments, possibly your own business or have lots of deductible work-related expenses, using an accountant (who’ll need to be a registered tax agent1) to prepare and lodge your tax return may be useful. However, …

Watch out for tax scams

Watch out for tax scams Tax time is approaching and that means a juicy refund may be just around the corner. It’s a busy time for scammers too, and last year alone 48,000 Australians fell prey to tax scams between July and October. Already this year, the Tax Office has registered over 17,067 scam reports with victims collectively losing $1.5 million to fraudsters. That makes it worth knowing what to watch out for to keep …

Could you own a chunk of $15 billion[1] and not know it yet?

Could you own a chunk of $15 billion[1] and not know it yet? With millions of super accounts waiting for their owners, it’s easy to reclaim your money. Few people would be willing to turn their backs on thousands of hard-earned dollars. Yet when it comes to super money, many people have thousands of missing dollars they don’t know about. More accounts, less money It’s easy for super to get lost. Most of us have …

Superannuation explained simply with ATO video’s

  Neither FinancialPartners (Tas) Pty Ltd nor AMP Financial Planning Pty Ltd is endorsing these videos, they are provided for easy access to the latest Financial Information. See Disclaimer below for full details     Please note there should be some caution in rolling over funds. There needs to be consideration of fees, Insurance and other features of the plans. We would suggest that you seek advice is this area.   You may also like …