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Rental Income

Sep 07, 2021

Thinking of owning an investment/rental property or maybe you already own one but you’re not sure about the treatment of transactions when it comes to tax time? Well, this one’s for you!

What do we mean by ‘rental property’?

A rental (or investment) property is basically a...

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South Australia - 2021 Covid Support

Jul 27, 2021

Covid-19 and all these lockdowns are exhausting, we know. While we are super grateful we can work from home and look after you, we understand that for many of you work has been cancelled. The arts, tourism and hospitality seem to be hit the worst, and over and over. Most of our clients are small...

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Super Duper Super

Jul 23, 2021
Ever wanted to have super powers? Me too. I’m trying to choose between invisibility and reading minds. One superpower I do have though is my Superannuation. It’s like this nice little plant I’m growing that one day will hopefully be a giant fruit tree that feeds me and my...
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How To Save For Tax

Jul 14, 2021

How to save for tax

We often welcome new clients to The Real Thiel family that have a few outstanding tax returns to lodge. The first step to being on top of tax is to get everything lodged, and then to pay the ATO everything they’re owed. Clean slate.

When you have a tax bill to pay, this...

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Family Fun...ds!

Jul 01, 2021

*WARNING: Touchy Subject – Proceed with CAUTION!

In the past I haven’t been very good at sharing. I was the kid who must have EXACTLY THE SAME amount of cordial in my cup the other kid has. If it was MY doll, then you DID NOT touch it. As I’ve grown up I like to think I got...

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WEEK ZERO: Joining Accodex

Aug 09, 2018

Well, my friends, I have taken the leap of faith and signed the contract to officially be an Accodex Partner. 

Accodex is a business intelligence and support network enabling freelance accountants to optimise their businesses. Think of it like this - if you work as a Partner in a...

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The Tax Fairy

Jul 16, 2018

When they ask you at kindergarten what you want to be when you grow up, most kids respond with something like "nurse", or "fireman", or "teacher", right?

Well this little girl wanted to be a fairy. Solid career choice. 

The funny thing is, at 14, I had actually achieved my life goal of...

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5 lessons from a Chartered Accountant.

Jun 04, 2018

After 3+ long years, I am proud to say I am officially a Chartered Accountant; a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. 

 What are the top 5 lessons I learned?

 

1. Patience

Never has 3 years felt so long. It's been a journey of tears and...

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I'm not bossy, I'm the boss.

Jan 26, 2017

Photo credit: Christopher Morrison

I'm not easily offended. It's a skill I have - turning a criticism or put down into a compliment. But one word that would always cut deep and really upset me was "bossy".

I never loved Beyonce more than when "ban bossy" was released. It didn't stop people...

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There's no business like show business.

Jun 16, 2016

Some guy in a dorm creates Facebook almost overnight. Entrepreneurship can’t be that hard, right? Just come up with a new idea, or do someone else’s idea in a better way, and bam! Startup success. Instant billionaire. Sign me up.

I have been a dancer all of my life, so it is no...

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