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What Business Structure is right for me?

Setting up a business can be a daunting time. Ensuring you have the right structure in place is vital and could save you from expensive and excessive tax bills down the track once you're making larger profits. So what are the different structures and what structure best suits your needs? The business structure you need [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Business Structure, Small Business|0 Comments

How to not lose your family wealth

How to not lose your family wealth? Family wealth can take a lifetime to accrue, but can also disappear in an instant through poorly considered generosity. This 3 minute read may be one of the most important articles you have ever read! Many parents and grandparents are often willing to help younger generations with funds [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Estate Planning, Wealth Management|0 Comments

Google to charge GST from November 1st 2016

Google announced last week that as of 1 November 2016, the company will be charging Australian customers 10% GST as they “will be bound by the terms of the contract and will be providing the service to you and invoicing you for the service.” So what's the change? Google has been using companies in Ireland [...]

By | October 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Getting the most out of your Accountant

Growing businesses rapidly find they need the services of an accountant in order to help them manage the finances of their business. But which services do you actually need, how should you pay for them, and how do you make sure you’re getting good value for money? Here’s our top 5 tips for getting the most [...]

By | September 9th, 2016|Small Business|0 Comments

Claiming Work Travel Expenses

If you travel or are on the road for work purposes, it's likely you can claim related expenses on your annual tax return. In many cases employers may cover the costs of petrol and accommodation but there are others expenses you're likely to be able to claim on incidentals you incur yourself. Below is a [...]

By | September 1st, 2016|Personal Tax|0 Comments

Tax Planning for the future

  Let tax planning be more than just getting a bigger refund It’s the first quarter of the new financial year. It’s the best time to sit down and start to map out your financial year goals and ensure you're headed on the right track. While we all love spending money on what we need now, tax [...]

By | August 2nd, 2016|Personal Tax, Superannuation|0 Comments

Claiming home office expenses in your 2016 tax return

  Many aren’t aware that they can claim home office expenses.  Whether your self-employed, a business owner or an employee - do you perform some of your work from home? If you do, here is a quick summary of the tax rules, and what home office expenses are allowed. Even if the room in your [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Small Business|0 Comments

$20,000 IMMEDIATE TAX DEDUCTION FOR SMALL BUSINESS ASSETS

Is Cash Flow a concern in your Business? One consideration is the instant tax deduction for assets costing less than $20,000 (i.e. up to $19,999 excluding GST), which allows Small Businesses to bring forward tax deductions that would otherwise be deductible over a number of years. Example: Ben runs a painting business with an aggregate [...]

By | March 19th, 2016|Federal Budget, Financial, Small Business, Taxes|0 Comments

Are you a high-income earner wondering how to manage the debt levy this financial year?

Jaynesh Gounder, Director The Abbott Government’s Temporary Budget Repair Levy on high-income earners may have been given the green light, but there are ways to plan around it. This debt levy will be introduced from July 1 to slug a 2 per cent tax on those of you in the top-income tax bracket earning over [...]

Does MyTax apply to your tax?

Bert Girle, Director Have you heard of The Government’s roll out of the new MyTax system? Users all over Australia will be receiving text messages to inform them over the coming weeks. So what does this mean for you? Let me tell you. What is MyTax? MyTax will enable tax returns to be submitted via [...]

By | June 13th, 2014|Federal Budget, Personal Tax, Taxes|0 Comments