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What’s all the noise about loud budgeting?

What’s all the noise about loud budgeting?

Loud budgeting is a trend that may have started as a joke but is being embraced by those who want to share their financial goals and priorities and in doing so,…

The art of refinancing

The art of refinancing

Refinancing your home loan has the potential to save you thousands, reduce your monthly repayments and free up your finances to achieve your goals.

Living your best life in retirement

Living your best life in retirement

If you’re nearing retirement age, it’s likely you’re wondering if you will have enough saved to give up work and take it easy, particularly as cost-of-living in…

End the financial year on a high note

End the financial year on a high note

As the financial year draws to a close, it's the perfect time to review your financial affairs and set the stage for a successful new financial year. By taking …

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Welcome to the New World! - 15th Annual Market Update Webinar

Join Steve Douglas as he discusses:

  • Global financial markets, issues & influence on our daily lives;
  • Australian property markets, driving factors and has it peaked?
  • International markets review & forecast;
  • Australian Dollar review & prediction;
  • Interest rates…

Australian Residency Tax Changes Q&A - May 2021

Join Steve Douglas, Executive Chair and Julie Kelley, Sales & Marketing Manager as they answer your burning questions during the 'Australian Residency and Tax Changes & Implications To Expats' webinar.

You can also book a FREE 20 minute tax consult by emailing smats@smat…

Australian Residency Tax Changes and Implications for Aussie Expats

Hidden away in the back of the Australian Budget and unmentioned in the Treasurers speech, was a simple statement confirming that:

“The Government will replace the individual tax residency rules with a new framework that is easy to understand, provides certainty and reduces compl…

16th Annual Australian Budget 2021 Review

We trust this seminar gives you a clearer understanding of the Australian Budget Announcements including:

• How Covid19 has impacted the Australian Government’s federal finances
• Measures the Government intends to undertake to reinvigorate the Australian economy
• Latest taxatio…

Will the Australian Property Market Crash?

Australian property prices look to be on a rocketing path, with first home buyers, low-interest rates and FOMO (fear of missing out) fueling the demand for the start of 2021.

However, with stimulus packages coming to an end, and international borders remaining closed, can this ex…

Australian Migration Tax Planning

For anyone considering Australia as a future place of residence planning your taxation affairs is a critical element of the migration process. 

The Australian taxation system is extremely complex and taxes residents worldwide income. 

Thankfully, legal and sensible tax …

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