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Superannuation - there can be traps for the unwary

25 July 2017
In the lead up to 30 June no doubt cash flows and taxation projections were a focus for many SME owners.  One of your plans could have been to contribute a sum of cash into superannuation and claim a tax deduction. 

Self Employed - Boost Your GESB Super with PAYG from the WA State Government

26 June 2017
If you are a former employee of the WA State Government and now earn your living through your own business, you’ve probably been enjoying some of the pay-offs of the contributions rules afforded to you as a result of being a member of the GESB West State Super Fund.

Impending Superannuation Changes

22 June 2017
On the eve of the new financial year let’s take a look back on some of the key Superannuation Changes that will begin to affect people from 1st of July 2017. In some cases, you’ll need to take action well before then.

Aged Pension | Tip #3: Centrelink Benefits of Prepaying Your Funeral

16 June 2017
More than 430,000 Australians have suffered a partial or total loss to their Centrelink Aged Pension due to the changes to the Asset Test that took place in January 2017. You may be now wondering what options you have to legitimately change your circumstances to get back some or all of the loss of your fortnightly Aged Pension.

5 superannuation tips to check before June 30

10 June 2017
With 30 June fast approaching now is the time for you to take action on the superannuation reforms and other general end of financial year issues with these five superannuation tips.   Are you ready?

Last Chance to Sell Down Chunky Investments for Retirement Using GESB West State

9 June 2017
Do the latest changes to Super present the last opportunity for former WA State Government employees, to capitalise on their West State Super before retiring? We have been working with numerous self-employed people, including former employees of the WA State Government, to help them maximise the Super Fund balances for retirement.

How much money do I need to start a self-managed super fund (SMSF)?

5 June 2017
  The decision to take control of your superannuation is not a simple one, with many factors to take into account, such as the minimum balance required.

Off-Farm Super Investment Options

2 June 2017
Investing in assets off-farm and away from your agribusiness can be a worthwhile strategy to diversify risk.

Aged Pension | Tip #2: Could Gifting improve your Centrelink Aged Pension?

1 June 2017
In January 2017 changes to the Centrelink Aged Pension Asset Test caused more than 430,000 Australians to lose or suffer a reduction in the Aged Pension.

GESB West State Super - actions for self-employed members

29 May 2017
Are you a self-employed GESB West State Super member? You may be entitled to unique benefits, but act now before they disappear after the 30 June deadline.

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