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Articles Tagged: salary packaging

  1. Jan 9 2020

    Bush Fire Safety While Driving

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    The fires terrorising our country are showing no signs of relenting any time soon. The effects of these fires can even be seen from Remunerator’s head office, that is currently covered in clouds of ash and smoke. While it is the height of fire season,

  2. Dec 23 2019

    50 Years of Safety in Your Novated Lease Car

    Over the past 50 years, safety in cars has improved significantly.

    As a priority for many new car buyers, car brands often compete against one another and ensure all the latest safety tech is included in their models for a 5-star ANCAP rating.

  3. Dec 10 2019

    What Car Accessories Help and Hurt Novated Leases Value

    There was once a time when ‘spec-ing’ up your car was
    simple. Where extra value and comfort meant opting for an automatic transition,
    cruise control, air-conditioning or power steering and brakes. Most of these
    options are now standard, however, car buyers today are faced with a huge
    selection of aftermarket accessories making it confusing to navigate what you
    should include.

  4. Nov 13 2019

    The Ultimate Guide to End of Year Car Sales

    Towards the end of the year you might hear about ‘plate clearance’
    sales.

    During this time, you’ll always find great sales on cars
    because dealers want to clear their floors of old and current year plated stock
    to make way for newer models.

    The build date of a car heavily determines it’s value.

  5. Nov 1 2019

    Make sure the Tax Man doesn’t Gatecrash your Xmas Party!

    The ATO have stated that employers could be taxed if they host Christmas parties when the free food, alcohol, hotel accommodation and travel exceed the specified threshold.
    As stated on their website, there is no separate FBT category for Christmas parties.

    This rule applies to ‘for-profit’ companies,

  6. Jul 30 2019

    The Oldest Technologies in your Novated Lease

    1952: High Beam Assist
    The Autronic eye, its original name, was an invention of the General Motors Guide Lamp Division. Oncoming light was detected through a light-sensing cylinder, this signal would be processed by an amplifier to trigger a low beam.

    1948: Cruise Control
    Modern cruise control was an invention of Ralph Teetor.

  7. Jul 29 2019

    Myth Busters: Novated Leasing

    Myth: Novated leasing is an administrative nightmare
    Novated leases are sometimes perceived as a whole lot of administration and paperwork throughout the entire lease. This is certainly not the case – Remunerator’s process is designed to be stress free and as simple as possible.

  8. May 10 2018

    2018 Federal Budget Update

    On Tuesday, the Federal Treasurer handed down the 2018/19 Federal Budget.

    From the perspective of Salary Packaging and Novated Leasing, the only effect has been on tax has come in the form of a tax refund to low- and middle-income earners.

    Given it is in the form of a tax-refund,

  9. Oct 19 2017

    How Novated Leases compare to National Sales

    If you haven’t already heard, Australia’s car sales are booming with record numbers in the last few months. Mazda takes the lead across all lanes in Novated Leasing, National Sales and Customer Satisfaction.

    The Top 10 vehicle brands that have been novated and sold in August prove exactly that.

  10. May 10 2017

    Federal Budget Update 2017-18

    Key Federal Budget 2017 announcements that will impact Salary and Wage earners will include;

    • First home buyers being able to access their super for a deposit
    • The Medicare levy and
    • Changes to the HELP repayment threshold

    Here are some updates about these key points.