Clancy Yeates The web of tax breaks in our super system are unlikely to survive in their current form, because they are so generous to people who least need government help.
SUPER & FUNDS
John Collett Taxpayer's money in the form of superannuation tax concessions is being wasted on high-income earners.
Melissa Browne This is the time of year when accountants feel like the popular kids at school.
George Cochrane If the economy continues to grow we can only assume that so will property prices.
Noel Whittaker I would like to contribute more than the $25,000 limit into my super account. Is there a way to do it?
David Potts A parting gift from Wayne Swan was the bright idea of having a tax rebate that depreciates over time.
Potts Spot Many will pay $1000 more a year in tax within two years. But there are ways to avoid a higher tax slug.
John Collett Higher-income earners are bracing themselves for a 'deficit tax' on their earnings in the May 13 budget.
Melissa Browne Have a budget whinge, dust yourself off and maximise deductions to the limit.
George Cochrane From a tax-due perspective, are unit values recalculated at the end of the financial year?
SUPER & FUNDS
John Collett With the tax man set to crack down on low-cost auditors of self-managed super funds, the attraction of face-to-face service providers grows.
Max Newnham One of the least publicised budget outcomes is the effect that the repair levy - when combined with the Medicare levy - has on other taxes.
Noel Whittaker Should my artist husband pay rent for his studio to our self-managed fund ?
Noel Whittaker We're planning to transfer the property back into my name. Will I be hit with a big bill?
George Cochrane Is the best strategy to offload our units oir keep them for the income?
Max Newnham ATO advice changes a long-held view on how account-based pensions can be paid to members of super funds.
Melissa Browne What are the recent rule changes to be wary of when filling in your tax return this year.
George Cochrane They are in good health, but obviously at their age, anything can happen.
Noel Whittaker My SMSF isn't complex - can I do my own tax return?
Christine Long What will you do with your tax refund? Spend it on something fun? Or use it like a financial firestarter to build something bigger for the future?