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Profitable

Every business needs to be profitable in order to achieve its goals and deliver the outcomes the stakeholders require. The most successful businesses know what it takes...

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Valuable

The most valuable businesses have a clear plan that maximise the options for all stakeholders under various exit situations that could have an impact on them. Some of those trigger events are voluntary and some just happen without warning!

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Enjoyable

Enjoyable I hear you say... as you smile. If your business is not enjoyable, how long can you maintain your enthusiasm and energy and performance? In the war for talent...

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Fresh News from Marsdens

Your Knowledge May 2022

Your Knowledge May 2022

Inside this month We clear the confusion (as much as possible) on the 120% deduction for skills training and technology announced in the federal Budget. We also look at the ample number of changes coming into force from 1 July 2022, the director penalty regime ensures that directors are...

Budget 2022-2023

Budget 2022-2023

The 2022-23 Federal Budget2022-23-white-label/ is a safe, ballot box friendly Budget as expected with a focus on cost of living, home ownership, and health. Key initiatives include: A 6 month, 50% reduction in fuel excise with effect from midnight Budget nightA $420 cost of living tax ...

Your Knowledge March 2022

Your Knowledge March 2022

Inside this month, we explore the issues and the impact of the ATOs attack on trusts and trust distributions and the landmark High Court cases that changes the way the employer versus contractor relationship is...

Your Knowledge February 2022

Your Knowledge February 2022

Inside this month we explore what lies ahead of the Year of the Tiger economy, the finalised guidance from the ATO on professional firm profits and the tax deductibility of RAT...

Your Knowledge November 2021

Your Knowledge November 2021

Inside this month, we work through the process, timing and issues for establishing a Director ID under the new Director Identification Number regime that came into effect on 1 November. And, we incorporate the latest guidance from the ATO in our summary of the commonly asked questions about...

Your Knowledge October 2021

Your Knowledge October 2021

It won’t be long before we can stop talking about COVID-19 (won’t that be nice) but for now, with the Treasurer’s announcement that Commonwealth COVID-19 financial support will start to be withdrawn from 70% full vaccination and cease at 80%, that time is not...

Your Knowledge September 2021

Your Knowledge September 2021

Inside this month we look at the process of unwinding the pandemic for a return to “normal”. And, the new law that enables the ATO to share superannuation information with the family court during divorce proceedings and the superannuation gender...

Your Knowledge August 2021

Your Knowledge August 2021

Inside this month we look at Afterpay’s sales announcement (and the tax treatment of their shares if you happen to hold any), because we’re all a little curious about how you start a business in 2015 then sell it in 2021 for $39bn...

Your Knowledge July 2021

Your Knowledge July 2021

Inside this month, lock-downs and what help is available, the impact of the Government’s National Plan and business planning, and the positive and negatives of 6 member...

Your Knowledge June 2021

Your Knowledge June 2021

Inside this month, what’s changing on 1 July 2021, work from home expenses under scrutiny and the perils of browsing facebook, and how insurance proceeds are taxed. ...

Your knowledge Federal Budget 2021-2022

Your knowledge Federal Budget 2021-2022

  The 2021-22 Federal Budget is a balancing act between a better than anticipated deficit ($106 bn), an impending election, and the need to invest in the long term.   It is also a human budget (cynics would say voter focussed), with $17.7 billion dedicated to aged care, more money in the...

Your Knowledge May 2021

Your Knowledge May 2021

Inside this month, we look at the new lifetime Director ID regime and what it will mean to existing and new directors, the impending CGT exemption for granny flat arrangements, and the questions we get on SMSF expenses and investments that are not at arm’s...

Your Knowledge April 2021

Your Knowledge April 2021

Inside this month, the impact of the 1 July 2021 indexation changes to superannuation, increases to superannuation caps, why the profits of professional services firms are being targeted by the ATO, and JobMaker fails to make a dent on unemployment....

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