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From the monthly archives: July 2012

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Michael Knox's Economic Strategy: "Problems in Productivity" Thanks RBS Morgan

Posted on Sunday, July 15, 2012
Two RBA economists, Patrick D’Arcy and Linus Gustafsson have published an analysis of Australian productivity growth (Reserve Bank Bulletin, June Quarter edition 2012). They tell us that growth in productivity is the key driver of growth in per capita income and living standards in the long term. Read the rest of entry »

Social Security Rates & Thresholds At 1 July 2012

Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Below is information on the key social security benefits and the relevant thresholds applying at 1 July 2012.


Maximum fortnightly pension rates:

Under current rules

  • Single: $755.50 (including Pension Supplement amount)
  • Couples (each): $569.50
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Definitions Of Income For Super And Tax Purposes

Posted on Wednesday, July 11, 2012
Since July 2009, various definitions of income are used when determining eligibility and entitlements to superannuation concessions, tax offsets, or liability for the Medicare Levy and Surcharge. Read the rest of entry »

Ok It's A New Financial Year What Has Changed With My Tax Again?

Posted on Friday, July 6, 2012
With the lead up to June 30 being a busy time for many of us, please feel free to review the Legislative changes that took effect July 1 2012. Read the rest of entry »

Australian Equities Webinar Invitation

Posted on Thursday, July 5, 2012

Australian Equities - investment update

With equity markets having sold off yet again and many stocks trading at GFC levels, Andrew Fleming, Deputy Head of Australian Equities at Schroder , will look at the case for Australian Equities and what he believes to be the enduring truths for investors.

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