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Family budgets in the balance

To: The Hon Wayne Swann MP – Treasurer, The Hon David Bradbury MP – Assistant Treasurer

CC: The Hon. Joe Hockey MP – Shadow Treasurer, The Hon Barry O’Farrell – NSW Premier, The Hon. Adrian Piccoli MP – NSW Education Minister, Australian and UK media.

I am writing to urge you to give overseas temporary residents, in particular families living in NSW, a fair go regarding the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) \ Living Away from … Read more

How much will changes cost you?

***Please read Breaking news: LAFHA and the 2012 – 2013 Budget Update for the latest information on the LAFHA reform.***

If you live in Australia as a temporary resident, for example if you’re holding a 457 visa, you are probably aware of the LAFHA changes recently announced by the Australian Treasury.

A few months ago we wrote about this Australian “tax break”. In What is LAFHA? Mum explained that LAFHA is a tax exemption … Read more