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Most Common Personal Finance Mistakes Australian Expats Make

By | 2019-04-03T08:02:49+08:00 April 3rd, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Australian Property, Superannuation, Superannuation for Expats, Tax|

Welcome to my video series, where we explore the key personal finance topics for Australians living at home and abroad. Money mistakes – we all make them. Some we’re not going to notice terribly and some may very well bite us in the backside in the future. Today, let’s explore the eight most [...]

Video – Withholding Tax for Australian Expats

By | 2019-03-06T07:42:45+08:00 March 6th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Superannuation for Expats, Tax|

  Today, we’re talking about withholding tax and what it means for Australian expats in Singapore. What is Withholding Tax? One of the most common misconceptions and myths that we see floating around amongst Australian expats is that if you buy managed funds or Australian shares while you’re a non-resident of Australia for [...]

Tax Deductions for Australian Expats in Singapore

By | 2019-03-04T08:09:10+08:00 March 4th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Tax|

The tax rates that apply in Singapore to our personal income are one of the many reasons that Australian expats, among others, find life in this lion city so appealing. With a top marginal tax rate of just 22% applying to income levels above S$320,000, tax deductions and tax minimisation strategies are rarely considered, however [...]

8 Biggest Mistakes for Australian Expats to AVOID

By | 2019-01-22T09:05:24+08:00 January 22nd, 2019|Australian Expats, Budget, Budgeting, Expats in Singapore, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Financial Literacy, Financial Planning, Foreign Exchange, Personal Finance Tips, Superannuation for Expats, Tax|

“Success is where preparation meets opportunity” - Bobby Unser You’ve made the shift to Singapore from Australia, and you’ve now officially joined the ranks of being an Australian expat. You’re quickly making new friends on this little red dot, travelling around the region, experiencing new cultures and wondering why you didn’t make the move sooner, [...]

Franking Credits for Aussie Expats

By | 2018-09-27T09:43:04+08:00 September 27th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Fee-Based Financial Adviser Singapore, Investing, Investing in Shares, Tax|

Franking credits form a very important element of the Australian tax system, and providing you’re willing to invest the time to understand how they work, or work with an Adviser who does, you can significantly improve your personal finances. Many countries around the world have franking credits including Australia. Whether you’re living and working in [...]

Withholding Tax for Aussie Expats in Singapore

By | 2018-08-28T10:08:06+08:00 July 25th, 2018|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Tax, Withholding Tax|

One common misconception that is often raised by Australian expats in Singapore is the concern that if they invest in Australian shares or listed investments, that they will need to pay tax in Australia on any capital gains and dividends. If you are a tax resident of Singapore, then this is not the case, and [...]