Understanding Tax Cuts: What It Means for You

Two Perspectives On Tax – Daylight Robbery Vs. Club Fees ‘Daylight robbery’ or ‘clubhouse fees’ provide two opposing perspectives on government mandated tax. While both sides provide a compelling argument, from a financial advisory perspective, let’s consider this. There is a price to pay for living in a safe democracy. A simple glance to a […]

Climbing To The Peak

There’s something almost mesmerising about the ongoing rally in global equity markets. Rather than a spectacular race to the peak, this quarter has seen a more slow and steady climb. By the end of March both the S&P/ASX 200 Index in Australia and the S&P 500 Index in the US are reaching new record highs […]

Property – A Historically Sound Investment

Over recent years, Australia’s residential property market has experienced increased volatility and disruption. Speculation around the markets’ strength and future trajectory has been at the forefront of property-related communications, influencing people’s confidence and ability to buy or invest.  Fundamental to understanding whether property is a suitable asset to help grow your financial portfolio is ensuring […]

We Look Back, So You Can Move Forward

At Locumsgroup, we recognise that understanding the defining financial events of the past is essential to achieving a secure financial future. As experts in financial advice and accounting, our speciality is identifying the key facts to advise and direct you toward realistic financial goals for the future.  Whatever your goal may be, whether you want […]

The History of Locumsgroup

Take a trip back in time with us to the origin of our business – where it all began…   The historic image below, taken in 1951, sets the scene. It was around the time when Locumsgroup was founded and has since traded as a successful financial advice and tax and accounting business for more than […]

Have You Heard About Our Insurance Health Check Service?

A good accountant is a key member of your team and does more than just prepare your income tax return. They prepare, forecast, advise and provide a range of services to help you feel confident about your financial future. At Locumsgroup, one of the services we offer outside of tax return preparation, is an Insurance […]

Eight Tips For A Great Start For The New Financial Year

Happy New Financial Year! To make the next year a seamless transition, Locumsgroup is sharing eight key tips and recommendations that you can implement now to help you get ahead of your financial plans, your resolutions and your commitments this year. These eight key tips include simple and comprehensive steps to help you take charge […]

Increasing Your Superannuation Contributions

Another great tax tactic to have up your sleeve to help reduce your personal income tax, and ultimately build more wealth for your retirement is increasing your superannuation contributions. The summary below sets out the  broad categories of superannuation contributions that may enable you to reduce your overall taxation liabilities: • Concessional Contributions (Pre Tax). […]

A Simple Guide For A Smooth EOFY With Your Accountant

Preparing for EOFY is a responsibility all adults have to manage and while some people opt to submit it themselves, many others hand their files over to an accountant to let them crunch the numbers instead. If you fall into the latter category, whether it’s to help you save time, because you have a lot […]