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  • FBT on Vans and Utes


    By Emma Gurr Doesn’t just the thought of having to pay fringe benefits tax on your Van or Ute sound outrageous! As some of you may be aware the ATO has recently defined it’s meaning of “minor, infrequent and irregular” private use. The ATO previously didn’t have a definition for this meaning so if your […]

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  • Brave new world of VCFO

    By Emma Gurr & Lejo Ouwendyk

    What is a VCFO? VCFO or Virtual Chief Financial Officer. I would describe this person as an adviser who can give you the peace of mind that all your finance needs are taken care of. A good VCFO is someone with a strong background in finance, accounting, tax and cashflow planning. A great VCFO is […]

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  • Local > Global


    The extended Christmas break is a great chance to unplug and spend time with family and friends, have a trip away or just enjoy your own home and city. I used my recent break to unwind, catch up on some reading and (importantly) get engrossed in a Netflix series with my teenage daughters. However, this […]

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  • Partnering with the best

    Catching up with David Emby (Financial Planner) over coffee #867 Over recent months we have connected some Kennerlys’ clients with David Emby, a Certified Financial Planner, to provide specialised and trusted financial planning, investment and retirement advice.  So, I thought it was a good time to catch up with David to hear about his experience […]

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  • Vinnies CEO Sleepout

    Lucky number seven? Well, on June 22 that will be the number of times I’ve rolled out my sleeping bag and spent a night sleeping rough with other CEOs for the Vinnies CEO Sleepout.  Yes, I feel very lucky to have a warm bed each night, but for over 100,000 Australian’s this is sadly not […]

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  • Coffee #56

    Lejo & Emma

    In my last blog I explored why I’m looking forward to my next 10,000 coffees! Capturing coffees as my aspiration to become a better Principal Adviser has proven a great talking point. Coffee to me represents catching up with clients, being their to talk about their aspirations and devise strategies or discuss how to overcome […]

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  • Super Budget changes, not so super


    On 16th September 2016, the government clarified how the proposed budget changes of Super will work, this draft legislation has been issued and is preparing us for what you need. For Non concessional contributions, (NCC), being after tax contributions: example lump sum contributions from sale of investment property or in-specie contribution of a personal portfolio […]