Tax Tips and Tricks

Giving you the most up to date tax tips and tricks to ensure you are minimising your tax and maximising your deductions.

Irene Watt

Maximise your tax return in 2022

Getting a great tax return can help you reach your financial goals faster. Whether it’s an overseas holiday or paying down some debt, your tax return can be used for a variety of life-affirming purposes. Think of it as a form of forced savings. In 2021, Australian taxpayers received an average tax refund of $2490 – not a bad incentive to make the most of tax time!

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Irene Watt

Preparing early can help maximize your MyTax tax return

We all know that paying taxes is one of the certainties of life. For many it is a dreaded once-a-year event full of confusion and hassle. For others, they see the need to get prepared prior and look for ways they can minimize the amount of tax they have to pay, before the EOFY. If you want to keep more of your hard-earned money in your pocket, preparing early is a sure-fire way of maximising your tax return.

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Irene Watt

Thinking about selling? Capital Gains Tax (CGT) explained

Capital gains tax has a way of hitting property sellers like a bolt from the blue when it comes time to sell their cherished investment property. Indeed, CGT often feels like an unjust attack on your profits. Nevertheless, knowing how capital gains tax is calculated, and how to reduce the potential amount of CGT when selling your investment property, might just leave you with a bigger grin on your face and a larger portion of your capital gains.

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