Category Archives: Novated Leasing

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

06 Oct 2015

Novated Lease vs Car Loan

Novated Lease vs Car Loan

  With so many different options, buying a car can be confusing! We’re often asked what the difference is between a novated lease and a traditional car loan, so here’s a novated lease example to show the main comparisons. The example below is based on a 2015 Mazda CX-5 Maxx Sport over a 4 year term:

  We’re proud to announce that our novated leasing division Smartleasing  has joined forces with six-time V8 Supercars champion Jamie Whincup from Red Bull Racing Australia for 2015! “Smartleasing is a great Australian brand that has been offering fantastic novated leasing options to tens of thousands of Australians for over 10 years,” Jamie Whincup said. “Much like my race team in the garage and the engineers in the factory, the high-performance team at Smartleasing is constantly working to deliver the best solutions to everyday Australians — our defence personnel, teachers, nurses and other hard working professionals. There is a great synergy between racing V8 Read More

05 May 2014

Submitting claims, made easy

Submitting claims, made easy

. Good news for our novated lease customers – the Smartsalary app just made it even easier for you to submit your claims! No need for paper forms and sending in receipts – now you can do it all through your phone. Simply: – Complete the expense details in the app – Take a photo of your receipts with your phone camera – Submit your claim – Track the progress of your claim This function is currently available in the iPhone app, the android version is in development and is planned to be released within the next month. What can be claimed? You Read More

10 Jan 2014

Top 5 Blogs of 2013

Top 5 Blogs of 2013

  In 2013 we introduced our customer blog – bringing you the latest news and updates on salary packaging. From legislation to superannuation, iPads to meal entertainment cards – we wrote it – you read it! Here’s the 5 most popular articles of 2013: 1 – Government changes to FBT legislation In mid-July the Federal Government announced a proposed change to FBT (fringe benefits tax) legislation. We took a look at what the proposed changes could mean to your novated lease. These changes were never passed by parliament and novated leases are here to stay! 2 – Salary Package the New Apple iPhone Read More

In Australia, cars are important. In fact, according to the Bureau of Statistics, in 2012 there were well over 12 million cars registered in Australia. That represents an increase in vehicle usage of over 12% from 5 years ago in 2007! And in all likelihood, these numbers will continue to increase. As a result, novated car leases are one of our most popular items to salary package, and our specialist leasing division, Smartleasing, is experiencing huge growth. We also know that cars produce carbon emissions that are bad for the environment – and that we have a responsibility to ensure Read More