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Withholding GST for Residential Property Transactions

26 November, 2018

Changes to the GST Withholding laws for new residential properties in 2018 will have ramifications for property developers.

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Rental Properties – Allowable Deductions & Changes

12 November, 2018

There are various deductions you can claim for rental properties in your tax return, plus some changes now in effect.

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Why Are Banks Increasing Interest Rates?

1 October, 2018

Banks have increased interest rates despite the Reserve Bank keeping cash rates on hold. We discuss why!

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Commercial Leasing – Know what you are signing up for!

13 August, 2018

Finding a suitable location for operating your business can be a time-consuming and stressful exercise, particularly if you are a…

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What Matters in the NSW State Budget & 2018-19 Due Dates

25 June, 2018

View the main points from the NSW State Budget & important 2018-19 Due Dates.

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Budget To Benefit Your Business

18 June, 2018

Planning a budget makes you look closely at your business and is a good way to monitor it's progress.

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The Complexity of Government Legislations & Superannuation

1 June, 2018

Continuously altering legislation complicates it and creates uncertainty on how it should be applied.

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Superannuation – How much can you contribute in 2018?

21 May, 2018

Before you top up your super, make sure you understand the current rules and applicable contribution caps that apply prior to 30 June 2018.

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Morrison’s 3rd Federal Budget – Good for Australia?

14 May, 2018

Scott Morrison’s 3rd federal budget focuses on personal tax reform over the next 7 years. The view is political so will it actually prove beneficial for Australia?

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SMSFs – Impacts from the Federal Budget

13 May, 2018

There are some important reforms proposed by the Federal Government that will have an impact on SMSFs.

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Individuals – Tax & Other Impacts from the Federal Budget

13 May, 2018

The federal government has proposed a Low and Middle Income Tax Offset (LMTO). This offset could convert to a benefit of up to $530 annually.

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Business Owners – What You Need To Know!

11 May, 2018

2018/19 Federal Budget Announcement The 2018/19 Federal Budget handed down by Scott Morrison on Tuesday 8 May 2018 incorporated a…

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Fringe Benefits Tax (and how to minimise it)

19 March, 2018

The FBT year ends on 31 March, so make sure you know which employee benefits are liable for FBT.

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What You Need to Know About Bankruptcy

19 February, 2018

If the financial burden of managing debts becomes too difficult and onerous, there are some avenues you can consider, but…

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When Good Times Go Bad

13 February, 2018

If life takes a downward turn, a little planning can help you move forward.

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Negative Gearing and Capital Gains Tax expectations under a Labor Government

15 January, 2018

A change in government could mean changes in negative gearing & CGT.

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It’s True – Simpler BAS!

31 July, 2017

A Business Activity Statement (BAS) can bother many a small business owner and take up precious time. Since 1 July…

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Wrap up the old, prepare for the new!

14 July, 2017

It’s important to set yourself up ready for the new financial year – which has already begun! So to make…

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Key Due Dates in 2017/18 Financial Year

10 July, 2017

Knowing the important due dates throughout the year can save you time and angst! So we have tabled the 2017/18…

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5 Quick Tips for Healthy Finances

12 June, 2017

It’s best to start the new financial year in a healthy way so you stay ahead and on top of…

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Buying & Financing a Business Car

7 April, 2017

How to buy and finance a car is one of the most common questions we get asked. There are various options available and pros & cons associated with each.

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Are your assets protected?

26 February, 2017

In today’s increasingly litigious society asset protection is particularly important. With so many Australians now engaged as professionals and in…

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Personal Services Income (PSI): A recap

23 January, 2017

Personal Services Income (PSI) is a tax concept that covers income produced mainly from your personal skills or efforts as an individual. You can receive PSI in almost any industry as a trade or profession.

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Community Pharmacy and 6CPA – Are You Fighting Back?

5 December, 2016

The changes to Pharmacy introduced by the recent Commonwealth Government’s 6th Community Pharmacy Agreement (6CPA) are now starting to have a significant impact on the net profitability of almost all community pharmacies.

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Estate Planning – Why is it important?

14 November, 2016

It is important for all of us to ensure that the assets we have accumulated over our lifetime are left…

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Know your Balance Sheet

31 October, 2016

Are you a business owner and have found yourself looking at your balance sheet not knowing what it’s telling you?…

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Cash vs Accruals: What and when?

12 September, 2016

The difference between cash and accrual accounting is important to understand, whether you handle your own financial statements, or hire…

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Getting the most out of your online accounting software

19 July, 2016

Like in every part of life, improvements in technology are having a positive impact on how small to medium businesses…

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How to get money out of a company

11 July, 2016

From past experience, we find that many people in business who establish a company tend to find it difficult to…

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