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101 Ways To Save Money on Your Tax - Legally! 2018-2019


101 Ways To Save Money on Your Tax - Legally! 2018-2019


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von: Adrian Raftery

12,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 25.05.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9780730359289
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 288

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The essential money-saving tax resource, updated for 2018-2019 101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax — Legally! is the tax guide every Australian should own. Packed with tips, answers and instructions from Mr. Taxman himself, this book shows you how to pay exactly what you owe — and not a single cent more! Individuals, investors, business owners, pensioners and more need clear advice targeted to their unique tax situation, and this guide delivers. From superannuation, medical expenses, levies, shares and property, to education, family and business, Adrian Raftery can show you how to leverage every deduction to keep more of your hard-earned money. This new edition has been updated for the 2018-2019 tax year, giving you the inside scoop on the latest changes to the tax codes and how they affect your specific situation. Keeping up with constantly-evolving tax laws is a full-time job — but it’s not your full-time job. Let Mr. Taxman do the legwork and bring you up to date on what you need to know. You may be overpaying! Many Australians do, year after year. This book shows you how to determine what you actually owe under current laws, and how to set yourself up for better savings next year. Learn how your taxes have changed for 2018-2019 Maximise deductions and pay only what you owe Discover expert tips for handling your unique situation Avoid traps, errors, overpayment, and other common snags You work hard for your money, so why not keep more of it in your pocket? The advice in this guide may save you hundreds — or thousands — this year alone. When it’s time to file your tax, don’t go it alone. Get Mr. Taxman on your side and make this year your best filing yet using 101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax — Legally!
About the author xi How to use this book xiii Introduction xv PART I: YOU AND YOUR FAMILY 1 1 Marriage 2 2 Income splitting 4 3 Dependant (invalid and carer) tax offset 6 4 Children 8 5 Paid parental leave 10 6 Dad and partner pay 11 7 Child care 12 8 Low-income  earners 14 9 Senior and pensioner tax offset 16 10 Other government benefits  18 11 Family breakdown 21 12 Death 23 13 Trusts 25 PART II YOUR EMPLOYMENT 29 14 Car usage 30 15 Methods to claim car travel 33 16 Travel 35 17 Uniform 37 18 Home office 39 19 Other work-related deductions 42 20 Keeping those receipts 44 21 ATO hit lists 46 22 Redundancy 49 23 Working a second job 51 24 Salary sacrifice 53 25 Fringe benefits 55 26 Living-away-from-home allowance 59 PART III YOUR EDUCATION 63 27 Claiming self-education expenses 64 28 The $250 threshold 66 29 Self-development courses 68 30 Higher Education Loan Program 70 31 Student Financial Supplement Scheme 72 32 Austudy and ABSTUDY 74 33 Trade Support Loans 77 34 Scholarships 78 35 School building funds 80 36 Education savings plans 82 37 Other government assistance 84 PART IV YOUR INVESTMENT PROPERTY 87 38 Negative gearing 89 39 Interest 91 40 Depreciation 94 41 Low-value pooling 96 42 Repairs and maintenance 98 43 Borrowing expenses 100 44 Legal expenses 102 45 Other rental property deductions 103 46 Foreign investment properties 106 47 Capital gains tax 108 48 PAYG withholding variation 110 49 Property genuinely available for rent 112 PART V YOUR SHARES 115 50 Dividends 116 51 Franking credits 119 52 Dividend reinvestment plans 121 53 Lower income earners 122 54 Borrowing to buy shares 125 55 Other allowable deductions 127 56 Shares and capital gains tax 128 57 Realising capital losses 130 58 Inheriting share portfolios 132 59 Share traders versus share investors 134 60 Rights and options 136 61 Employee share schemes 138 62 Share portfolios within self managed superannuation funds 140 63 Cryptocurrency 142 PART VI YOUR SUPERANNUATION 147 64 Contribution limits 150 65 Compulsory employer contributions 153 66 Salary sacrifice 156 67 Super co-contribution 159 68 Transferring foreign super 162 69 Self managed superannuation funds 164 70 Buying property within SMSFs 167 71 Gearing through a super fund 170 72 Accessing your super 173 73 Transition to retirement 175 74 Account-based pensions 177 75 Death benefits 179 76 Lost or unclaimed super 181 PART VII YOUR BUSINESS 185 77 Choosing the right business structure 187 78 Tax obligations 191 79 Record keeping 193 80 Deferring tax 196 81 Trading stock 198 82 Bad debts 200 83 Home-based businesses 201 84 Employing people 204 85 Tax concessions and offsets 207 86 Selling or closing down 210 87 Personal services income 212 88 Non-commercial losses 213 89 Franchising 215 PART VIII MISCELLANEOUS 217 90 Overseas income 217 91 Getting a great accountant 220 92 Lodging your tax return 222 93 Amending returns and objecting to assessments 225 94 ATO data matching 227 95 Problems paying your tax 230 96 Medical expenses tax offset 231 97 Levies 234 98 Zone and overseas forces tax offsets 236 99 Tax-effective investments 238 100 Tax planning as a 365-day process 240 101 Just do it! 241 Glossary 245 Bibliography 261 Index 263
DR ADRIAN RAFTERY has over 20 years of experience as an award-winning accountant and tax expert. As one of Australia's leading tax and finance commentators, Adrian regularly appears on TV and contributes to magazines and newspapers. Find out more at www.mrtaxman.com.au.
THIS BOOK IS YOUR FIRST TAX DEDUCTION! WHY PAY MORE TAX THAN YOU HAVE TO? 101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax – Legally! 2018-19 is the only tax guide you will need this year. Whether you're submitting online or through your tax professional, Adrian Raftery, aka Mr Taxman, takes you step-by-step through the changes in the May 2018 budget, including new legislation for cryptocurrency, variations to investment property claims and adjustments to financial assistance for studying. No matter what your age or income, this helpful guide offers tips for all taxpayers including: employees business owners students families superannuation fund members investors with interests in rental properties and share portfolios. With 101 Ways to Save Money on Your Tax – Legally! 2018-19, avoid the common mistakes that cost taxpayers every year, get answers to the most frequently answered questions and discover essential money-saving tax tips for the 2018-2019 tax year.

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