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Tax Deductions You Can Claim on Your Australian Property

By | 2019-08-21T08:19:14+08:00 August 21st, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Australian Property, Property Investment, Tax|

Australians’ love affair with property remains strong, and for many will be the largest asset within their portfolio. The value of the Australian residential property market is currently sitting at approximately $6.4 trillion, while the value of our superannuation system is just $2.8 trillion. When it comes to investing in property in Australia, it’s important [...]

End of Financial Year 2019 Checklist for Australian Expats

By | 2019-06-26T08:13:46+08:00 June 26th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, End of Financial Year, Superannuation for Expats, Tax|

The end of the Australian financial year is rapidly approaching and it’s important to explore your options to reduce your taxable income in Australia sooner rather than later. Many Australian expats will ignore their tax position in Australia assuming that either there is nothing that can be done, or they simply don’t have the time [...]

Australian Expats Guide to Tax in Singapore

By | 2019-06-20T09:51:24+08:00 June 20th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Saving, Singapore, SRS, Tax|

Hi, I’m Jarrad Brown – Financial Planner to Australian expats in Singapore and around the world. Welcome to my video series where we cover the personal finance basics for Australians at home and abroad. Today I’m thrilled to have with me, Managing Director of CST Tax, Boon Tan. Boon provides both personal and [...]

Australian Taxes for Australian Expats

By | 2019-06-04T08:19:13+08:00 June 4th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Australian Property, Superannuation, Superannuation for Expats, Tax|

Tax planning and investing typically go ‘hand-in-hand’ and when it comes to Australian tax and how this impacts Australian expats, there are many myths that seem to circulate. This week I’ve outlined the most common Australian taxes that could impact your financial strategies as an Australian expat, and included some examples to clearly illustrate exactly [...]

2019 Australian Election for Aussie Expats

By | 2019-05-30T07:44:24+08:00 May 30th, 2019|Aussies in Singapore, Australian Expat Financial Advice, Australian Expats, Australian Expats in Singapore, Australian Property, Budget, Superannuation for Expats, Tax|

In a result that shocked most people paying attention, Scott Morrison and the Coalition have retained power and will lead Australia for the next political term. While this largely means ‘business as usual’ for most Australian expats and those living in Australia, it’s important to consider the key policy differences and the opportunities that could [...]

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 [...]