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 Planner
Trevor has over 20 years experience in the financial services industry, including a long standing position with one of our major banks where he was consistently rated in the top four financial planners in Australia.
In early March 2008, Trevor established Quay Financial planning in Geelong which offers traditional financial planning services specialising in retirement planning. Quay Financial Planning is the first and only financial planning practice in Geelong to offer a formal retirement counselling process and service to its clientele.
Trevor has extensive experience providing strategic planning advice and ongoing service to clients in various stages of their lives, ranging from those beginning their careers, families of all ages, retirees, companies and businesses both small and large.
Trevor has a unique ability to translate complicated financial planning concepts into a language others can understand and is passionate about educating and helping others. Trevor is a co-owner and developer of an educational board game called “Mazerro – Where Kids Learn to Master Money” which teaches children money handling skills and concepts. Mazerro was featured on the “Today Show” by Channel 9 finance expert Ross Greenwood and has been purchased by the public across Australia. Access to “Mazerro” is available via Quay Financial Planning’s website
Trevor Boyle is an authorised representative (322857) of Rimbal Investment Services Pty Ltd (AFSL 472548).