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When Was The Last Time You Reviewed Your Mortgage?

When was the last time you reviewed your mortgage and compared it to the best available on the market? You could be paying too much or have a loan structure that’s not as efficient as it could be. Any Australian with a mortgage will know by now that unless they fix their interest rate they […]

Author | Kate Barnett
Single Touch Payroll Exemptions

The ATO has provided a concession from single touch payroll for payments by small employers to closely held payees. Single touch payroll (STP) was extended to cover all employers on 1 July 2019. For directors of their own company or for family businesses employing family members, there are some practical problems with STP – sometimes […]

Author | Kate Barnett
How Orbit can help you meet your future lifestyle needs

Whether you are at the beginning of your working life, well established, or already enjoying your retirement, professional unbiased financial advice can make a difference when it comes to achieving your financial goals and meeting your future lifestyle needs. At Orbit you can take advantage of a range of clever strategies and access to unbiased […]

Author | Kate Barnett
Minimise Your Business Tax – Tax Planning Guide

Here’s a guide to the strategies you can use to minimise your business tax – remember, these need to be actioned before June 30. Is Your Business A “Small Business” Entity? Small businesses can access a range of tax concessions from the ATO. To qualify as a “Small Business Entity”, the business must have an […]

Author | Kate Barnett
Why Tax-Deductible Insurance Benefits Are So Important

Most Australians tend to put insurance on the back burner and we often don’t consider whether we need it, or if we have enough. It’s not something we automatically think to adjust when we go through a big life change and it is often one of the first costs we cut when we need to […]

Author | Kate Barnett
New Opportunities with Super this EOFY

In the lead-up to 30 June 2019, we want you to be aware of opportunities to save tax with super contributions. If you are interested in this strategy, please contact our office to speak with us before you do anything (this is very important). Contributing To Super And Claiming A Tax Deduction With changes to […]

Author | Kate Barnett