Category Archives: iPads

04 Jan 2016

Your 2016 salary packaging resolutions

Your 2016 salary packaging resolutions

Welcome to 2016 – a new year – a new you! We’re all full of good intentions for the year, whether it’s to eat healthier or improve our financial situation. Here’s a look at how salary packaging can help with your new year’s resolutions: 1. Eat healthier If you have a meal entertainment card why not try out a healthy restaurant? Here’s a look at the healthiest cafes and restaurants in Australia. Don’t forget – the new meal entertainment cap comes into play on 1 April 2016 so make the most of it between now and March! 2. Improve finances Salary Read More

25 Jun 2015

. Those who work in the education sector are able to make their money go further through salary packaging. Here’s a look at five of the top benefits: 1 -Superannuation There’s been lots of talk in the press about superannuation, we’re being encouraged to boost our super funds to make sure we can retire comfortably. Salary sacrifice is a great way to do this, and something teachers are taking advantage of. A set amount is deducted from the employee’s pay each month before tax and paid into their nominated super fund. 2 -Vehicle With a novated lease, teachers are able to save on their car Read More

01 Apr 2015

  Happy new (FBT) year! 1 April marks the start of the 2015/2016 FBT (Fringe Benefits Tax) year, here’s a quick look at what the new year could hold for you: New threshold amounts If you work for a public hospital, a private not-for-profit hospital or a Public Benevolent Institute (PBI) you are entitled to a number of tax-free items each year. These items include living expenses, rent and mortgage payments and are capped at either $9,010 or $15,900 for 2015/2016 depending on your employer. To see how much you are entitled to, check your balance and see your salary packaging reports log in Read More

23 Oct 2014

Salary package the new iPad Air 2

Salary package the new iPad Air 2

  The latest addition to the iPad range was unveiled last week in the US and it’s now available to purchase in Australia. At just 6.1mm thick and weighing less than 500 grams, the iPad Air 2 is the thinnest tablet in the world! The Air 2 has a few new features to its predecessor: – Touch ID – Better cameras – Improved retina display – Faster Wi-Fi – Anti reflective coating to reduce glare for outside use Save 30-45% off the cost If you use a tablet primarily for work purposes (at least 51% of the time) and your employer offers Read More

24 Oct 2013

  Apple unveiled the latest generation of the Apple tablets in San Francisco this week – the new iPad Air. Alongside laptops, tablets are one of the most popular items Smartsalary customers choose to salary package, as long as the primary use is for work purposes (at least 51% of the time) you can package an iPad and save 30-45% of the cost. iPad Air Highlights: 8 x faster than the original 2010 iPad Ideal for carrying around – it’s 20% thinner,  28% lighter and weighs less than half a kilogram Free, built in apps for business – spreadsheet, word Read More