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Market Correction - October 2018

Market Correction October 2018 – should create buying opportunities ... the question is when?

Community Involvement

Giving back to the community is important to Hamilton Morello.  This quarter we "stepped up for Cerebral Palsy Research" and we made a donation to the "Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia" in memory of Peter Burgess.

Credit Reporting

Why it’s now even more important to pay your debts on time. Australia has recently moved from a Negative Credit Reporting System to a Comprehensive Credit reporting system.

Tax News - Sep 2018

Tax News - September 2018

Investment Review - Sep 2018

September Quarter 2018 Review - Equities stall as bond yields rise

Young invincibles - insurance

​When you are young, healthy and just starting your working life the last thing on your mind is life insurance.

Planning - special needs child

While estate planning is essential for any parent, it takes on additional significance for the parents of a child with special needs. One of your biggest concerns is probably planning for their future care when you are no longer there to look after them.

Protecting your business

In June 2018, promising Melbourne start-up Unlockd went into voluntary administration blaming Google. This was not a risk Unlockd or its high-profile backers saw coming.


Rhys Pedler, Jason Smith and Chris Katotriatis from Hamilton Morello recently attended XeroCon in Brisbane.

C"app"ture the Market

Our app feature for this quarter is "Tradify".  A job management app for tradesman.

Tribute to Peter Burgess

On the 5th September 2018, Peter Burgess lost his battle with cancer and said his last goodbyes. He will be long remembered by many people including staff, friends, family, colleagues, business associates, clients and golfing buddies.

Tax News

July 2018 Tax News

Investment Review

June Quarter 2018 Review – Investor sentiment remains cautious

Your financial path

​When it comes to personal finances and ways to build your wealth it seems that everyone has an opinion – and a preferred pathway for wealth accrual.

Adrenaline can be a good thing

We all know what it feels like to be stressed. For most of us, it is a hallmark of our daily lives. While the word has very negative connotations, stress can actually drive us forward.

Super and inheritance: wishes

People often think their superannuation will be treated as part of their estate when they die and distributed according to their Will, but that’s not the case.

Vacant Residential Land Tax

​From 1 January 2018, a vacant residential land tax applies to homes in inner and middle Melbourne that were vacant for more than six months in the preceding calendar year.

Portal Delivery

The Virtual Cabinet® Document Portal is a cloud-based document portal with a difference.

Personal Insurance Price Rises

With increased pressure facing the Life Insurance industry, have you reviewed the suitability of your personal insurance policies?

The Sharing Economy

The sharing economy connects buyers and sellers to each other, often through an app or a website. If you provide goods or services this way you need to consider how income tax, GST or any other tax applies to your earnings.

Benefits for Regional Employers

A lower payroll tax rate of 3.65 per cent is available for wages paid by eligible regional employers. This reduced rate applies to wages paid from 1 July 2017.

Buying your dream home

If you’re planning to buy a home this season, you’ll need to know what you’re looking for depending on where you're at in life.

Smooth transition to retirement

Transition-to-retirement (TTR) strategies can take advantage of tax savings when you start accessing your super. But with recent changes to super rules from 1 July 2017, are TTR strategies still as rewarding as before?

Avoid tax time traps!

Have you heard of someone that has been called by a scammer pretending to be the ATO? Don't let it happen to you!

2017 EOFY Payroll

Are you unsure what payroll, superannuation and BAS lodgement obligations you have during July 2017? Please speak to your Hamilton Morello advisor if you have any questions. Key lodgement dates are as follows.

Federal Budget June 2017 Update

The government has recently handed down the Budget for the 2017/2018 financial year. Read on for the impact on small businesses and personal taxation.

Financial Challenges Women Face

5 reasons why women need specific financial strategies tailored to their unique circumstances.

Superannuation Reform

The countdown to super reform has begun, with new rules set to take effect on 1 July. If you haven’t thought about how your super might be impacted by the changes, now’s the time to get ready. Here are some of the more important changes...