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Are You Superstream Ready? October 15 De...

Are You Superstream Ready? October 15 Deadline Looming
ATO reminds employers: time running out to be Super Stream ready   The ATO is reminding large and medium employers they must be SuperStream compliant by no later than 31 October. The ATO previously announced it would allow these employers (those with 20 or more employees) an additional four months to adopt SuperStream, following the 30 June deadline. With the extended deadline...

TAX MATTERS (AUG 2015) – Tax Strat...

TAX MATTERS (AUG 2015) – Tax Strategies for You and Your Business
Tax Matters, a quarterly newsletter in which Tax Strategies for You and Your Business are shared. In this edition we discuss how the ATO is specifically targeting extreme or inappropriate deductions made  on rental properties, Training course deductions, How to reduce Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on the holiday house and Work related expenses on the ATO hitlist. Click Here...

Business Matters Q3 – Strategies for man...

Business Matters Q3 – Strategies for managing your business…
Business Matters is one of our quarterly newsletters – in this edition there is a focus on Employers specifically – Annual Leave Overhaul, Update on Employment Laws, and Workplace policy training. From a business owner perspective we hi-light Automatic Renewals in Contracts, Tax Debts and payment plans, a Focus on Business Networking plus more.  We hope you enjoy the read,...

Scams – be wary of the call / emai...

Scams – be wary of the call / email claiming to be from the ATO
The Australian Taxation Office over the last few years have advised of various scams that are communicated via SMS, phone and email and recently there has been a spike in the fraudulent activity. Both the ATO website and www.scamwatch.gov.au list the various scams being run, and we have summarised some of that information in an article we have prepared for our clients. The article...

Are you SuperStream ready?

Are you SuperStream ready?
The roll out of SuperStream has been occurring for a while, and we have seen two date extensions to the deadline granted to ensure businesses get SuperStream ready.  The extended dates aren’t far away now, and both Employers and Employees who have a Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) need to ensure they are ready asap.  The linked article discusses the time frames. Click...

Business Matters Q2 – Strategies for man...

Business Matters Q2 – Strategies for managing your business
Business Matters is one of our quarterly newsletters – in this edition we discuss – Treating employees as contractors; Director penalty regime update; Your super obligations and using the Super clearing house; Winding down your business; Getting your business right; Successful business borrowing and Offering employees non-cash benefits.  We hope you enjoy the read, and if...

Budget Edition May 2015

Budget Edition May 2015
Last night the Federal Budget was announced by the Government for the 2015-2016 financial year.  There were a lot of budget leaks over the past week, as occurs every year, so there were only a few surprises last night.  Our latest newsletter to be added to our website focuses on – the measures to support small business, including tax cuts and increased depreciation...

The 2014/2015 Tax Guide for You and Your...

The 2014/2015 Tax Guide for You and Your Business
Our latest newsletter discusses a number of strategies to implement before the 30th June 2015.  In this issue we discuss Tax Tips for Property Investors, surviving the run up to June 30, SMSF tasks before 30 June, Upcoming ATO compliance targets, Making the most of Small Business Tax Breaks and Capital gains at end of financial year.   Click the link below to read our newsletter:...

Tax Matters (Mar 2015) – Tax Strat...

Tax Matters (Mar 2015) – Tax Strategies for You and Your Business
Tax Matters, a quarterly newsletter in which Tax Strategies for You and Your Business are shared. In this edition we discus Negative Gearing, How the ATO are examining share transactions going back to 1985 and Motor Vehicle registrations. There is also an article on FBT which is important as the FBT year finishes on the 31st March. Click the link below to read our newsletter: click...

Business Matters – Strategies for ...

Business Matters – Strategies for managing your business
Welcome to our latest quarterly newsletter of Business Matters for 2015, in this edition we discuss Managing your Cashflow, Ensuring your fringe benefits are beneficial, a Guide to CGT concessions, Getting your business insurance right, a recap on those new year resolutions and more.   Click the link below to read our newsletter: Click...