Category Archives: Superannuation

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

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

  If you’re a 30 year old living in Australia, retirement is probably one of the last things on your mind. But a report released by Deloitte today suggests that retirement and superannuation are something we all need to be thinking about a bit more. With life expectancy increasing, we’re already spending 50% more time in retirement than we were 60 years ago and by 2032 there’ll be 5.8 million Australians aged 65+ – that’s a 75% increase on today’s number! Perhaps the most notable statistic is the amount you will need in your super fund in order to live a comfortable Read More