IS EQUITY CROWDFUNDING RIGHT FOR YOUR BUSINESS?

Options for small businesses to access finance are set to change from 29 September, 2017 with the recent passing of crowd sourced funding (CSF) legislation. While the concept of crowdfunding isn’t a new one for many start-ups and micro businesses, from the end of...

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAPITAL GAINS TAX

Most investors have heard of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) but few understand what it is and how to minimise the amount of tax paid. We take a look at what CGT is and what you can do to decrease the burden it places on your tax returns. What is Capital Gains Tax? A capital...

HOW TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE TAX RULES

Anyone who has completed their own tax return will know that the tax office treats different types of income differently. Bank interest is recorded in one section, dividends from shares in another and managed fund distributions somewhere else. And unless you are...

HOW TO GET A CAR LOAN WITHOUT ANY CREDIT HISTORY

Getting a car loan without any credit history can be tricky, yet it is not that uncommon for someone to suddenly find they need a loan for a new car but they don’t have any credit history. Does this sound like you – you have paid cash or with a debit card when making...