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New financial year is approaching!

New financial year is approaching!

new financial year

Get ahead of the new financial year by preparing, especially considering the latest tax cuts! Here’s how…

  1. Review Your Income and Expenses:
    • Take a close look at your income sources, including salary, investments, and any other earnings. Also, track your expenses to understand where your money is going.
    • Consider any changes in your financial situation, such as a new job, pay raise, or additional income streams.
  2. Understand the New Tax Rates:
    • Familiarize yourself with the updated tax rates. As mentioned earlier, the 19% tax rate has been reduced to 16%, and the 32.5% rate is now 30%.
    • Be aware of the threshold adjustments, especially if your income falls near the $135,000 mark.
  3. Update Your Payroll Information:
    • If you’re employed, ensure that your employer adjusts your withholding tax based on the new rates. This will prevent overpayment or underpayment of taxes.
    • If you’re self-employed, consider adjusting your estimated tax payments accordingly.
  4. Maximize Deductions and Credits:
    • Explore eligible deductions and tax credits. For instance:
      • Claim work-related expenses (e.g., home office costs, professional development).
      • Utilize the Low and Middle Income Tax Offset (LMITO) if applicable.
    • Consult with a tax professional to identify all possible deductions specific to your situation.
  5. Superannuation Contributions:
    • Review your superannuation contributions. Consider making additional contributions to maximize your retirement savings.
    • Take advantage of the concessional (before-tax) and non-concessional (after-tax) contribution limits.
  6. Plan Ahead for Investments:
    • If you invest in shares, property, or other assets, assess your investment strategy. Consider the tax implications of buying, selling, or holding investments.
    • Seek advice on tax-efficient investment options.

Remember, staying informed and proactive will help you navigate the changes effectively. If you have any questions or need further assistance, feel free to ask!

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