If an elderly relative lives with you under a formal arrangement, you may have to pay CGT under current tax law. But these rules could be about to change.
Susan has been a finance journalist for 30 years. She wrote for the Australian Financial Review and the Sydney Morning Herald, edited ASFA's Superfunds magazine and wrote the best-selling Women and Money.
Six weeks of summer holidays is a long stretch to keep your kids entertained, active and away from their screens. Most of these activities are free, so you won’t break the budget.
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