Preparing for June 30

It is that time of year again; too late to do any in depth tax planning but the perfect time to ensure everything you planned for last July has happened. Below we have included a few things you might want to check in on before June 30 rolls around: 1. Topping up your superannuation On July 1st 2018, super laws are changing to encourage empty nesters to downsize. Those over 65 who meet the eligibility requirements will be able to contribute up to $300,000 from the sale of their primary residence towards their super, without that money counting towards their contribution

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How will the Government’s childcare changes affect your family?

Packing lunches, changing their clothes, coordinating the pick-up and the drop-off, weighing up the cost of childcare and the rewards of going back to work – it can be tough enough simply being a parent, let alone deciphering childcare funding reform. The good news is we’ve done all that for you, so that you and your family can prepare.   What’s changing? From 2 July 2018, Commonwealth support for childcare costs will be delivered via a single, means-tested subsidy. Under the current system, the Child Care Benefit (means-tested) is usually paid directly to the approved childcare service provider. The Child Care

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2018 Budget Update

Buoyed by a stronger economy, the 2018 Federal Budget promises to deliver income tax relief, more jobs, guaranteed essential services and the government living within its means. So what does this mean for you?   Encouraging tax cuts The centrepiece of the budget is income tax relief. There’s immediate relief for Australians on low to middle incomes, as well as light at the end of the tunnel for higher-income earners. Those earning up to $90,000 will get a tax cut of up to $530 via the introduction of a new, non-refundable Low and Middle Income Tax Offset from 1 July

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Meet the Manager: We chat with Paul Moore from PM Capital Global Companies Fund

  We regularly meet with best of breed fund managers to review, analyse and authenticate their offering with the view to building quality portfolios for our clients. Our meet the manager series is a snapshot of these meetings designed to share interesting insights with our clients. McQueen Financial Group is a corporate authorised representative of Total Financial Solutions Limited. AFSL No. 224 954, ABN 94 003 771 579 This information is of a general nature only and does not take into account your investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs. You should not act on any information in this report

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McQueen Group – Brisbane

  It has now been a year since we expanded into Brisbane, QLD. Given this milestone, it is timely that we provide you with an update on our activity in Brisbane and how we can help those located in South East Queensland.   What we are doing Having the ability to see more people and start servicing the Brisbane area more proficiently is the goal for the remainder of 2018. Establishment of an office and foothold in an area when you are starting with a small base can often be hard, but we have made our way through the first

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Meet the Manager: We chat with John Valtwies from PIMCO Diversified Fixed Interest Fund

    We regularly meet with best of breed fund managers to review, analyse and authenticate their offering with the view to building quality portfolios for our clients. Our meet the manager series is a snapshot of these meetings designed to share interesting insights with our clients. McQueen Financial Group is a corporate authorised representative of Total Financial Solutions Limited. AFSL No. 224 954, ABN 94 003 771 579 This information is of a general nature only and does not take into account your investment objectives, financial situation or particular needs. You should not act on any information in this

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