9 October 2023

Vale Tony Bongiorno 3/8/45 – 6/10/23 — by bongiorno group

  It is with great sadness that we announce the peaceful passing of our beloved Tony Bongiorno on 6 October 2023.   An irrepressible man, a life so big and beautiful.   We have been overwhelmed by the messages from all of you and are heartened by the impact that Tony has had on so […]

28 October 2022

Establishing rooms? Do it well, and you’ll be primed for success! — by bongiorno group

  Are you considering establishing your own private practice? There are a number of general and professional factors to cover to ensure you get it right. Julian Muldoon, Director and Founding Partner of 1Group Property Advisory provides us with some key considerations to think about when it comes to this big decision. There’s an incredibly […]

audio available 25 July 2022

buying your second home — by bongiorno group

It was getting cramped in the Simpson household. The arrival of Emily and Matt’s second child amid months of COVID lockdown made them realise they’d outgrown their existing home in a leafy bayside suburb of Melbourne.   But they were at a loss about what to do next. Should they sell their current home and […]

audio available 25 June 2022

transferring money from overseas — by bongiorno group

We explain the tax implications of transferring money into Australia and why professional advice is so important. Australian tax law is a complex web of rules and reporting requirements that is constantly being tweaked and reshaped by the federal parliament.   This makes it challenging to keep abreast of the ins and outs that keep […]

audio available 3 June 2022

why you need a will — by bongiorno group

Your career is on track and your life is turning out as you’d hoped.  But have you planned for surprises? What if you were involved in an accident or diagnosed with a fatal disease? Have you planned for your family and loved ones?  These are decisions that require professional assistance. We can show you how […]

audio available 3 May 2022

property ownership – joint tenants or tenants in common — by bongiorno group

So, you have purchased a property by signing off “and/or nominee”.    Or, you have been told to purchase the property “and/or nominee”.   My question to you is, do you propose to nominate yourself as the registered owner of the property or joint with your partner(s)? our focus is on co-ownership Where you have bought […]

3 April 2022

salary packaging and reportable fringe benefits — by bongiorno group

Salary packaging and reportable fringe benefits – how they’re calculated  An effective salary packaging arrangement with your employer could reduce your tax liability and benefit your personal finances. Read on as we explain how.   What is salary packaging? Salary packaging is also known as salary sacrifice, and it is an Australian Taxation Office (ATO) […]

audio available 3 March 2022

renting out an investment property — by bongiorno group

   Are you looking to buy an investment property? Or maybe the plan is to convert your existing home into a property for rent? It’s a big decision. So, before you take the plunge, here are a few things to consider.   to manage or not manage? If you’re looking to rent out your […]

audio available 10 February 2022

paid parental leave – what you should know — by bongiorno group

Are you contemplating how a baby might affect your life?   There’s one thing for sure. Besides the immense joy a baby brings, raising a child is a big responsibility. That’s where the Australian Government’s Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme can help.    PPL reflects the government’s recognition that parents need time to bond with […]


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