Are you getting the best deal for sending your money home?

TRANSFERRING MONEY: Get low fees and and great forex rates with OFX through the Australian Times Currency Zone.

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Government puts tax cuts for big companies on back burner – again

Announcing the retreat after failing to secure support from cross-benchers including Pauline Hanson, Mathias Cormann reaffirmed that the government remained committed to the cuts, and cast the July 28 byelections as a referendum on them.

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Top financial tips for expats repatriating back to Australia

Returning home for good is an important financial milestone for any returning expat, so you may even want to start planning for leaving your adopted home as soon as you arrive.

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Australian land tax and stamp duty changes expats need to know about

The recent Australian state level land tax changes for Australian property owners are important and something to ensure that each property owner is aware of and registered for if applicable, according to expat property and tax firm ATS.

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Almost everything you need to know about paying taxes abroad

SPECIAL FEATURE: Do expats, especially those living in the UK, the USA or Australia, have to pay taxes? What is a foreign tax credit? What exchange rate do I use? The answers to these questions and more…

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Government timing tricks hide the real budget story

SPECIAL FEATURE: Timing tricks help politicians avoid dealing with the substance of their policies. That isn’t going to change any time soon.

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Five features of term deposit accounts that make saving easy

A term deposit account offers you limited access and high interest rates, compared to saving your money in other accounts.

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Australia excels at ‘breeding’ billionaires

Australia seems to be on a healthy streak of conceiving billionaires – growing it’s three-comma club by a massive third last year and more than doubling them in the last decade.

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Changes to Australia’s Capital Gains Tax: Impacts on foreign and Australian residents

If successful, proposed changes would take away any rightful Capital Gains Tax Free status for a family home if sold when living overseas. Expat property and tax firm ATS has been leading a formal submission and petition against the changes.

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10 things you should absolutely do before you move abroad

The best way to reduce the stress of a big move overseas is to plan ahead. Preparing as much as possible before your international relocation will help everything go as smoothly as possible.

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To fix or not to fix your Australian property loan interest rate?

It is never an easy decision on whether to fix your interest rate on your loans, so we have put this quick guide together to assist you in assessing your options.

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Tax-free childcare in the UK available now

The Tax-Free Childcare Scheme (TFCS) was launched in April 2017 to the first tranche of working parents.

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IMF warns Trump’s tax reforms could destabilise world economy

In December 2017, the US Senate approved reforms to the tax system put forward by Donald Trump and his administration.

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Banks have tightened the screws, significantly affecting the amount expats may be able to borrow

AUSSIE LENDING UPDATE: We continue to see great change in lending conditions in Australia, especially for overseas based borrowers.

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Here’s why Bitcoin is plummeting even further

The price of Bitcoin has experienced a drastic slide, dropping even further over the past 24 hours. We have the figures and we take a look at some of the reasons behind the drastic fall.

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