Category General Insurance
We live in an unpredictable world, so its vital to protect our assets for piece of mind. Let us find you a cover that helps protect your health, property, automobile and travel.
Poole Group is here to support you! Whilst we are continuing to operate as usual, we only have skeleton staff working at our office. The majority of our team is now connecting securely to our server from their home. This ensures minimal disruption to providing you with our standard quality services.
On Sunday 22nd March 2020, the Commonwealth Government released the second stage of its economic plan to cushion the impact of COVID-19 on the economy and provide support to businesses and individuals.
On Wednesday 11th March 2020, the World Health Organisation (WHO) upgraded the status of the COVID-19 outbreak from epidemic to pandemic. We are here to assist any clients who are being directly or indirectly affected by this Pandemic, please contact our office for assistance to speak with your adviser regarding current Government Stimulus package, business
YEAR END TAX PLANNING, IT’S NEVER TOO EARLY. Can you believe it’s February 2020 already? We thought we would get in early and mention some tips on tax planning that you may want to think about over the coming months. Tax planning for the end of the Financial Year should not be left too late.
Our Poole Group office will be closed the 6th December 2019, to allow all our staff to participate in our Christmas Activities. We will have an answering service which will be able to take messages which we will respond to when we return to our usual working hours on the 9th December 2019.
Scenario 1. Its 7 am on a Monday morning, you get to work and there is fire & smoke billowing from your windows. The fire brigade is on site, what do you do next? What is your emergency plan?
Net Medical Expenses tax offset If your personal taxable income is below $90,000 or family taxable income is below $180,000 and your net medical expenses are over $2,377 you may be eligible for a 20% tax offset. The medical expenses that are included in the offset are: Disability Aids Wheelchairs Hearing aids Freestanding over-bed frame
The Insurance market is reviewing cover in respect to mental illness. At the time of writing, some policies specifically exclude mental illness whilst others are reviewing their cover.
Unoccupied buildings – what you need to know An unoccupied or vacant home, building or property is perceived as a higher risk. Insurance policies generally allow for short periods of unoccupancy; however the allowance period varies. It can be up to 60 or 90 days, although not all policies are the same. One Landlord’s policy
In the first six months of 2016, Scamwatch has reported Australians have lost over $48 million to scams.
Get coverage before renovations When any alteration, renovation or upgrade occurs at your commercial property or home it’s vital to ensure that you have adequate insurance coverage in place. Depending on your contract and what work is being undertaken, we may have to endorse or arrange alternative or additional coverage. The majority of insurance policies
Torrential rain during June left waterfront properties in Sydney’s northern beaches teetering on a cliff edge after the force of the sea washed away the land.
Travel insurance can be the greatest thing backing you on a trip. The injured man recovered and without impact to his finances thanks to the Travel insurance policy, something that could save you, hopefully, in less dramatic circumstances. Our banks and credit unions are now offering travel benefits under their credit cards, but can you
As a taxpayer who has private health, your taxable income affects which threshold you are entitled to. If you under or over claim, your rebate a private health insurance offset may be charged or refunded on lodgement of your tax return.