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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Don’t give anyone a tax cut: Greens

Greens leader Richard Di Natale said with inequality rising, reinvestment in public services should be the priority.

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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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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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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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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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Vital tax considerations for new migrants to Australia

TAXING MATTERS: An understanding of the local tax system is a must if your non-Australian partner or family are planning to move there, writes Steve Douglas.

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Major changes for Aussie offshore property investors you need to know about

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

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Big changes to tax laws for expat Aussie property investors

AUSTRALIAN TAX UPDATE: Federal and state taxes have seen some significant developments that you need to know about.

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As a landlord, what expenses can you claim on your UK property?

This can be a complicated area and landlords are often surprised at the expenditure that can and cannot be claimed.

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Do you have to file a UK Non-Resident Capital Gains Tax return?

There are penalties for failing to file the NRCGT return within the deadline and also for failing to pay the tax on time.

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Do I need to file a UK Self Assessment tax return?

There are a number of reasons why you might need to complete a Self Assessment tax return if you earn British income.

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How to survive the rest of January, even though you’re broke as hell

January can be a real b*itch when it comes down to finances…

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