Tax planning means managing your financial affairs such that the amount of tax you pay is minimised as much as legally possible. The idea is that you pay all the tax you have to – but no more.
Optimising your tax planning unlocks enormous potential for your financial plan. In fact, getting the tax planning right is typically more important to your financial performance than just about any other aspect – including things like choosing the right investment. A good investment can become a bad one if you find yourself with a bigger tax bill than you needed.
Australia’s taxation system is deliberately designed to encourage people to do some things and not do others. This means that when we take advantage of quality tax planning we are actually doing exactly what the community wants us to do.
That said, it can be difficult to know exactly what the community wants you to do! Australia’s taxation rules are complex – in fact, according to the government itself, each Australian faces a potential 125 taxes that they are liable to pay.
This makes it imperative that you seek qualified, quality tax advice provided by someone who is legally allowed to provide it.
Director and Financial Adviser
Nat is a financial adviser with extensive experience in the financial advice and accounting professions.
Nat graduated from The University of Newcastle with a Bachelor of Management, Majoring in Accounting and Finance. He is also a member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia.
He has a passion for improving the welfare of our planet and people. His expertise is in environmental and sustainable investment advice. His expertise is ensuring you feel well informed and comfortable with your financial affairs. This is achieved in a way that ensures your prosperity is congruent with the greater good of humanity and the natural environment.
Nathaniel Chell is an authorised representative (325482) of Australian Unity Personal Financial Services Limited (AFSL 234459).