Disabled children are treated as adults for tax purposes even if under age 18. This means that they can receive distributions of net income from family trusts and hybrid trusts. This income is taxed normally, rather than under the penalty tax arrangements that usually apply to the unearned income of minors. It can mean that the family pays much less tax.
Superannuation benefits are not automatically subject to your will. That means the trustees may not send the money where you want it to go when you die. But there is a solution! Read on.
One of the difficulties of saving is having your money constantly available. A new form of savings account can help you manage your own temptation. Read on and we will show you how.
Research shows that people are more interested in saving a large percentage on a cheap purchase than they are in saving a small percentage on an expensive purchase. This can lead them to waste both time and money, and can also be expensive when it comes to big ticket items like home loans.
'Super splitting' is not just a term for managing super when a couple separates. Couples who remain together can also split super between themselves. This opens up a raft of planning opportunities, which we explore in this week's article.
Entrepreneur Elon musk spent his first month in the United States living on $1 a day. He was 17 years old. Obviously, this discipline did wonders for his personal financial planning. Other people have taken on a similar challenge and report much the same thing. This article shows what we can learn from their experience.