Everyone knows that the savings for your retirement, i.e. your employer’s contributions, is called superannuation. But, did you know that you can claim personal super contributions on your tax return? Sounds amazing, right? Yet, this benefit doesn’t include your bosses’ contributions, but only your own personal contributions, i.e. money that comes out of your own pocket. …
The average working person might never have heard of a tax agent; you usually don’t until you really needed one. You’ve heard of an accountant, a bookkeeper and even a debt collector. Tax agents work in a niche field and are invaluable sources of help when the time comes.
Accountants have a lot of work on their plate; they analyse and generate reports, do in-depth account research for their clients and answer questions. Lots of them. Some are particular to a certain business, others are more general.