Could you do with some extra cash right now?

I feel my shoulders and stomach tense as I see the numbers on the screen…a nervous sweat quickly springs on my brow and my hands start to quiver. I reach for my wallet and begin clumsily fumbling my way through the cards hoping I have one…
New vs. Used: What is the best way to buy a car?

New vs. Used: What is the best way to buy a car?

If you needed to buy a car tomorrow, where would you go?It sounds like a straightforward enough question. But the more you think about it, the more complicated it becomes.Gone are the days when you only had a couple of options of make…
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What’s the ‘normal’ way to buy a car?

The time’s come to buy your new car. You stroll into the dealership and see it before you. Shiny, new, larger than life. The dealer hands you the keys and you slide onto the leather seats – the door shuts solidly, but quiet as a whisper.You…

Transitioning to or away from company cars… that is the question

Is your company’s car policy a scene from an old TV series?Let me tell you a story…Cast your mind back to the 70’s and 80’s – remember when the car policy read like: CEO: White Ford LTD, General Manager: White Ford Fairlane and…
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Using Novated Leasing to deliver a Christmas Bonus

Can you believe it’s almost Christmas!? This time of the year is often an expensive one – with parties, presents and holidays all adding up. It’s also a time where lot of people would love to have a new car - AND reduce the tax they pay……
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The widespread effect FBT changes will have on your company cars

If you are one of the many proud Australian employers currently providing your devoted staff with a company car — you may have to think again!The good folks at the Australian Tax Office (ATO) have made some changes to the Fringe Benefit…