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Articles Tagged: salary packaging

  1. Apr 1 2020

    Our Tips for Working from Home

    As many Australians start to work from home (WFH), it can be tough re-adjusting to your new home office. Working from home has been linked to many benefits like increasing performance, business continuity, and achieving a greater work-life balance. However, if WFH is not well managed it can be problematic. 

  2. Mar 25 2020

    Save On Tax While Working From Home

    As many offices are closing, we’re witnessing a working from
    home revolution. Many people are left with expenses required to make their home
    offices fit for work.

    We can help you save on these new working from home
    expenses!

    Did you know you can include some expenses associated with
    your new working from home situation in your salary package if it is primarily
    for use in your employment and forms part of your employer’s salary packaging
    policy.

  3. Mar 12 2020

    Are You Holden Out For a Great Deal?

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    Australian’s love meat
    pies, kangaroos, football and Holden’s.

    The iconic car brand
    will be leaving our shores by the end of 2021. The shock decision comes less
    than 3 years after the automaker ceased Australian manufacturing. The brand has
    experienced years of declining sales with the final straw being in September 2019,

  4. Jan 21 2020

    Employers Now Banned from Using Salary Sacrifice Payments to Meet SG Obligations

    As of January 1, this year, employers are required to
    provide superannuation guarantee (SG) support on the amount of employee salary
    sacrificed contributions under salary sacrifice arrangements (SSA). That is, if
    you make super contributions for your employee under an effective salary
    sacrifice arrangement you must now calculate your super guarantee obligation
    based on your employee’s ordinary time earnings base;

  5. Jan 21 2020

    Our Advice to Novating a Used Car

    Buying a used car is a fantastic way to buy your dream car
    at an affordable price. However, before you get to drive away in your ‘new’
    car, every buyer and seller need to perform some sort of negotiation. But don’t
    fear, we have some helpful tips for you when purchasing your ‘new’ car.

  6. Jan 9 2020

    Bush Fire Safety While Driving

    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,

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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,