Damian Ryan

Damian Ryan

Tax Partner, Superannuation & Funds

Articles by Damian Ryan

Financial Services

Unfortunately, there is an elephant in the cup this year but it will still be super

As a horse lover and a keen student of horse racing, as well as a believer in a strong financial system – it has been a tough year.

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Franking credits: government still needs to offset revenue losses

What was lost in much of the election discussion around the removal of the refund of franking credits for individuals and superannuation funds, was the tax policy issue that is trying to be addressed.

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Financial Services

Winx: It’s going to be a Super Queen Elizabeth II!

On Day 2 of the Championships at Royal Randwick, the highlight of the Autumn Racing Carnival, will see the final race of Australia’s champion racehorse, Winx.

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Personal tax cuts the centrepiece but a gender lens would be welcome #budget2019

The centrepiece of the Budget is the personal tax cuts – and it is welcome, given sluggish wage growth to see action for both lower and middle earners.

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Financial Services

It’s a super Melbourne Cup. Understanding transformation the key to finding the winner!

It’s that time of year again – the first Tuesday in November, when we run the Melbourne Cup! Once again, I have been tasked to find the followers of this blog the winner.

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Financial Services

It’s going to be another Super Melbourne Cup – managing longevity risk is still the key to being a winner

Since Archer won in 1861, it’s the race that stops the nation and Damien Ryan has all the tips for the race and for your superannuation

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Financial Services

The question (not the race) that stops the nation: will my superannuation stay the distance?

It’s that time of year again – the first Tuesday in November, when we run the Melbourne Cup! Once again, I have been tasked to find the followers of this…

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Financial Services

Superannuation: too important to withstand any more government speculation

Having strongly supported the government’s initial superannuation legislative measures last week we think yesterday’s follow-up effort on the more contentious issues was a reasonable outcome in a difficult position. The…

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Financial Services

Draft superannuation legislation: a step towards gender equity

The government’s political problems with the superannuation tax changes proposed in May’s Budget are well known as Parliament still awaits the draft legislation on the most contentious of these issues.…

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