Adrian Raftery

Adrian Raftery

Adrian Raftery

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Adrian Raftery has over 20 years experience with small businesses and individuals as an award winning Chartered Accountant & Certified Financial Planner. He is managing director of ARW Chartered Accountants and CEO of accountantsRus and is fast becoming one of Australia’s leading commentators on all matters relating to finance, tax and superannuation. This blog is designed to provide helpful advice to business owners about how to manage their finances and get their tax right.

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Top ten tax tips for individuals

We asked our expert blogger Adrian Raftery (aka Mr Taxman) for his top tips on strategies to implement before the end of this month to reduce your tax. Whether you’re a business owner or an employee, there’s something for everyone.

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Top tax tips to (legitimately) reduce your business tax bill

We asked our expert blogger Adrian Raftery (aka Mr Taxman) for his top tips on strategies to implement to reduce your tax. Whether you’re a business owner or an employee, there’s something for everyone.

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3311 reasons to do voluntary tax returns

The average tax deduction claimed by an individual taxpayer is $3,311 according to the latest statistics from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO).

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Will the taxman become Father Christmas? Not likely!

We heard before Christmas that voluntary tax returns won’t be far away as it is one of the key recommendations of the much anticipated Henry Tax Review.

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Has the stimulus payment worked?

Debate will no doubt rage for years to come whether the “Kev 07” stimulus package worked for Australia. I must admit that I queried the benefit of it when it was announced on 3 February. I struggle to find the benefit of giving someone $900 if they are at risk of losing their $50,000 job.