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Income Tax In Australia – A Guide To Australian Income Tax

Income tax in Australia is the most critical revenue stream within the Australian taxation system and like it or not, as a resident of Australia, you’re liable to pay income tax on income from all sources. Thankfully, one exception to this rule is the funds that you bring into Australia when you originally emigrate, and for …

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Australians the worlds richest people

There’s lots of benefits associated with moving to Australia? Sunny weather, a better lifestyle, beautiful beaches and the Aussie way of life but to name just a few. According to a new survey undertaken by company, Credit Suisse, you can add being ‘completely minted’ onto the list. According to the report released today, the median …

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Banking In Australia

Banking in Australia really isn’t that different to banking anywhere else in the world. It helps however to have an idea of what you are looking for before shopping around for your first Australian Bank Account. There are currently over 20 banks in Australia with the ‘big four’ being the Australian New Zealand Bank (ANZ), …

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AUD to GBP Exchange Rates

The Australian Dollar is gaining support from international investors, running from the fear of further European turmoil and seeking the safety of the Australian economy. This is having an inpact on the AUD to GBP Exchange Rates. Now that the Reserve Bank of Australia has effectively removed any plans for further interest rate cuts, the …

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UK Pound Starts To Strengthen Against The Australian Dollar

The suggestion that the reserve Bank of Australia may make further interest rate cuts in the months ahead is weighing on the value of the Australian Dollar. So too is the slowdown in Chinese economic activity. Also influential is the change of heart amongst international investors who are less inclined to buy into the high …

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Australian Dollar Has Never Been Stronger – Now What?

The folks over at Halo Financial recently published a really useful technical analysis of the Australian Dollar and the approprateness of buying or selling Australian Dollars based on its current strength Key points taken from the document are as follows: The focus for the Australian Dollar was / is and no doubt will be: 1) …

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High Interest Rates Keep Australian Dollar Strong

The Australian Dollar has benefitted from very high interest rates compared with the rest of the advanced global economies for the quite some time now. Australian interest rates are currently at 4.25% making the carry trade attractive to investors who can only achieve interest rates of 0.5% in the UK, and even less in the …

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Australian Dollar Currency Exchange – Hits 27 Year High

I am sticking with very long term charts for the Sterling – Australian Dollar exchange rate because we are into uncharted territory on anything shorter term. As you can see from the chart (Click for larger version), not since 1985 has the Australian Dollar been so strong against the Pound. The reasons the Aussie Dollar …

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