Australian Tax on a Working Holiday Visa WHV

The Australian Financial year has now ended, and many are looking at doing their Tax Returns, and claiming back whatever tax they have overpaid during the year. Those visitors on a Working Holiday Visa are no exception, especially as they… Read the rest


UK Investment Property

UK Property Investment from Australia

Are you keeping your UK property even after moving to Australia ?

The Tax implications when considering this, are worth looking into carefully. You may have heard about the Negative Gearing on investment properties in… Read the rest

UK Property Investment from Australia

Are you keeping your UK property even after moving to Australia ?

The Tax implications when considering this, are worth looking into carefully. You may have heard about the Negative Gearing on investment properties in… Read the rest


Medicare Levy and Surcharge

Medicare Levy in Australia

Medicare Levy

A Medicare Levy, currently at 2.0% of income, is charged to Individuals. (From 1 July 2014 the Medicare levy rose from 1.5% to 2.0%) In a similar way to the UK “National Insurance Contributions”,… Read the rest


Australian Company Tax Rate

The following rates of tax apply to companies for the: 2009-2010 30% for companies, including corporate limited partnerships, strata title bodies corporate, trustees of corporate unit trusts and public trading trusts. 2012-2013 28% Small Companies 30% Large Companies 2013-2014 28%… Read the rest


Education Tax Refund 2008

Education Tax Refund Education Tax Refund 2008/09 (ETR) The Education Tax Refund (ETR) has now been passed by the Australian Parliament (November 27, 2008) Under this new ETR, families who are able to claim Family Tax benefit part A, will… Read the rest