2015

  • Important Tips Before Hiring a Debt Collection Agency

    A debt collection agency can help you collect on old debts and save you from all the work and effort of setting up repayment plans and other options with your clients and customers. But hiring debt collectors is not something you want to do haphazardly, as you want them to be effective but also to act within the law. Note a few simple but important tips for hiring a debt collection agency.
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  • A Guide To Commercial Office Insurance Cover Options

    If you run a small business from office premises, it's important to make sure that you have all the right elements of insurance cover in place.  Just like home insurance, commercial office insurance has a number of different cover options you can choose from to form a comprehensive policy.  Here's a guide to the options available to you to help you make sure you're adequately covered. Buildings cover If you own office premises you must be insured against damage from flooding or fire, and you'll need a buildings cover component in your policy.
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  • Choosing your independent financial planner

    A financial planner can be a good help when it comes to these tough economic times. They can assist you to save your money, invest and finally make it grow. These professionals can also assist you in tackling a certain financial goal say, buying a new house. However, financial planners are in plenty and just as with any profession, they are not all good. You need to know how to pick the right one considering you'll be taking money advice from them.
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  • Instant Money? 3 Factors to Consider for Taking Cash Loans

    If you're currently unemployed or need access to quick cash in between paychecks, cash loans may be just the solution you're looking for—you simply need to be over 18 and a resident of Australia to apply. Cash loans are financial products that provide instant money to people who are unemployed or are facing some type of financial difficulty, so that they can take care of their urgent financial situation. When applying for cash loans, make sure you keep the following factors in mind.
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  • Asset Based Loans

    If you are seeking to finance the purchase of new equipment for your business, you might want to consider an asset based loan (ABL). What is an asset based loan? An asset based loan is a business loan secured against company assets.  Asset based loans are set up to offer a revolving line of credit.  This means that a business is allowed to borrow money secured against its assets to meet expenditure or investment as required on an ongoing, rolling basis.
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  • Are You Eligible For A Tax Refund?

    Tax refunds can provide a significant financial relief to anyone during these hard economic times. What you need to ask yourself is, are you eligible for a tax refund, and if yes how can you claim it? According to the Australian authorities, one must satisfy at least one of the following conditions in order to be eligible for a tax refund. You have been an Australian resident for at least half the tax year (6 months).
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  • 8 Kinds of Deductions You Can Claim from Your Tax Returns

    When filing your tax returns in Australia, you can claim deductions for some expenses that directly relate your income. These allowable deductions are subtracted from your total income to arrive at the income. Allowable deductions must not include capital, domestic or private expenses. In cases where the expense is both work-related and domestic or private-related, you can only claim a tax relief for the work-related portion. Discussed below are some of the work-related deductions allowed by the Australian authorities.
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  • 4 Benefits of Hiring an Accountant Rather Than Doing Your Own Taxes

    When it comes to tax time, there's no reason to panic or get overwhelmed. Hiring an accountant to handle your taxes for you can be the best choice for alleviating the stress of preparing your taxes on your own, but he or she can also offer you some other benefits as well. Note why everyone should consider hiring an accountant to work with them throughout the year and to prepare their taxes come tax time.
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