Monthly Archives: March 2014

13 Mar 2014

  The Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year runs from 1 April-31 March, this is the period during which your salary packaging benefits are calculated and the year end is fast approaching – here’s a few tips to make sure you get the most out of your allowance: Living Expenses Card If you work for a not-for-profit organisation and you have a Smartsalary Living Expenses Card you will need to spend all the funds on your card by 31 March 2014 to maximise your tax savings. What can I spend on my card? You may want to pay your bills in Read More

07 Mar 2014

Workplace Giving with Good Return

Workplace Giving with Good Return

  Workplace giving allows people to make donations to charity from their pre-tax salary, and is something Smartsalary customers have been doing for the past year for one of our charity partners Good Return. Good Return is a not-for-profit organisation, who offers microfinance loans to women in poverty in the Asia Pacific region, loans which help women expand their businesses and grow their income. So far our customers have raised almost $3000; with most loan requests being less than $350 that money has helped around ten women and their families to help themselves out of poverty. Women like Katea, who is using Read More