Income Protection Insurance and Your Tax Return

Working out what you can claim when it comes to income protection insurance can get confusing. Here are a few explanations that have come directly from the ATO, to help you work out where to begin. The key thing to remember is that you can claim the cost of premiums you pay for insurance against the loss of your income. You cannot claim a ded ... Read More

Preparing for Tax Time 2017

Remember last year when we all vowed to be much better prepared for lodging our tax returns? Vowing not to wait until the last second or lose those important receipts? Well, now is the time to start getting organised. With the 1 month countdown to the new financial year, here are a few handy tips to consider.   Know what you can claim Ide ... Read More

Your Tax Appointment: What to bring

In preparation for your tax return appointment, we have put together a useful checklist to help you prepare exactly what you need to bring along. This checklist is for general individual tax returns and includes some information for rental property owners. Please keep in mind that this list is not exhaustive. You may well have a few things that ar ... Read More

Maximise Your Tax Return

Every year we have so many clients who do not track their deductions. As a result, they lose hundreds or sometimes thousands, of dollars. Growth Focus specialises in helping you organise your finances to maximise your return, this year and beyond. There are four essential steps: Know what to claim Remember small deductions Know wha ... Read More

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