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Estate Planning Step-by-Step – Rest Easy by Protecting Your Assets & Loved Ones

2 December, 2019

Estate Planning ensures you control where your assets go in the future. We explain this complex process.

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Succession Planning – How to Prepare and Protect Your Business and People

2 December, 2019

Succession planning prepares your business for when you exit. We show you how to do it right.

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Record Keeping for Your Business – What You Need & How To Make It Work

12 October, 2019

Record keeping is a necessary business detail that we dive into to help you.

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What’s changed from 1 July 2019?

1 September, 2019

We highlight the key business legislations that have changed from 1 July.

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Key Due Dates for the 2019/20 Financial Year

1 September, 2019

Keep your payments and reporting organised with a downloadable copy of the 2019/20 FY due dates.

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Commercial Property – a Good or Bad Investment?

2 August, 2019

There is always a lot of conversation and discussion over residential property. Topics like where the market is, where it’s…

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Land Tax – What is it?

22 July, 2019

Find out the current Land Tax thresholds and if it applies to you.

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So the Coalition won – What does this mean?

27 May, 2019

This blog breaks down what the next few years will bring for individuals, businesses and superannuation.

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Post-Election Results Overview

20 May, 2019

With certainty in our government after the election, your business planning can be completed.

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Planning for New Business Owners

6 May, 2019

Here are a few things to consider for new businesses to arm yourself with as much knowledge as you can.

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Planning in Uncertain Times

1 April, 2019

Peter Ryan provides details for planning ahead to help minimise any negative impacts following the upcoming election & budget.

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How Proposed Division 7A Changes Can Impact Your Business

18 March, 2019

Have you heard of Division 7A? We take you through the changes now being proposed for implementation on 1 July 2019.

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Key Government Changes to assist Primary Producers

25 February, 2019

Explore the measures introduced by State & Federal Governments to assist primary producers.

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Government Grants for your Business in 2019

18 February, 2019

Have you ever wondered whether your business might be eligible for a government grant? Here we explore the top five ranging from $2,000 to $1 million.

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What is a Small Business?

11 February, 2019

What exactly is a small business and what tax concessions can be accessed? Here are the details.

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Is your interest expenditure tax deductible?

29 January, 2019

The 'purpose' of borrowing funds will determine if the interest expenditure is tax deductible. We explain it here.

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So You Are Thinking Of Borrowing…

21 January, 2019

Are you looking into securing a business loan? Find out hints, mistakes to avoid and ways to prepare.

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Commercial Lending – Post Royal Commission

14 January, 2019

Commercial lending is a popular way for businesses to fund ventures, however lending conditions have tightened recently. Read about the changes here.

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Is there a “best” time to sell my business?

4 November, 2018

Planning for when to exit your business should be made years before it happens. But is there a "best" time to sell?

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Business Acquisitions – Why are you buying a business?

15 October, 2018

Starting up, investing or expanding? Things to consider for business acquisitions.

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Tips and Traps for Selling your Business

4 October, 2018

Being prepared can make the process of selling your business much more manageable. Find out how!

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TBAR Requirements & Deadlines Explained

16 September, 2018

A summary of TBAR events that need to be reported and in what time frame.

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Insurance for your Business

29 August, 2018

Life is expensive so we tend to cover ourselves, or our property, with various forms of insurance to ensure we…

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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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Single Touch Payroll In Practice

23 July, 2018

Single Touch Payroll can be tricky to implement, so we take you through it.

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Employer Obligations – PAYG Withholding & Superannuation Guarantee

16 July, 2018

When you manage your own business and take on staff, you have an important responsibility as an employer to treat…

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Contractor Reporting – The latest industries & requirements

9 July, 2018

Certain industries who work with contractors have ATO reporting requirements.

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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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Business Bonus – Top 5 (Cost-Effective) Marketing Tactics

13 June, 2018

The most cost-effective marketing tactics tend to be online, and we suggest the top 5 to start with.

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New SMSF Reporting Requirements

14 May, 2018

New reporting requirements for SMSFs start from 1 July 2018. Here I go through the details of these reporting changes.

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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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Tax Planning – Something to be excited about?

24 March, 2018

A real opportunity to assess the health of your business and take control by planning ahead.

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It’s Time To Prepare For Single Touch Payroll

12 March, 2018

Single Touch Payroll is a recent government initiative introduced to streamline business reporting obligations. The time to start preparing it is now.

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Preparing Your Business For A Potential Workplace Injury

22 February, 2018

Work injuries can be stressful for employers and employees, so it's important both parties understand their rights and obligations.

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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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Property Prices in Sydney and Wollongong

28 January, 2018

New year predictions on the property market in Sydney & Wollongong.

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Land Tax & Ownership

20 November, 2017

Here we provide the Land Tax calculation and the main types of ownership with this can vary.

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How do Tax Rates & Franking Credits affect your business?

27 October, 2017

How the reduced small business tax rate affects franking credits to shareholders.

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Shorten’s View on Trusts…

28 August, 2017

Labor’s recent proposed policy to impose a minimum 30 per cent tax on discretionary trusts and deny the graduated personal…

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The Benefits of a Trust

21 August, 2017

The use of Trusts as a business or investment vehicle has gained a lot of attention lately. So why are…

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What is a Trust?

14 August, 2017

Trusts are widely used for investment and business purposes as they can limit personal liability and provide some flexibility surrounding the…

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The Complete New Business To-Do List

21 July, 2017

When setting up a new business or changing your current structure, there is what seems an endless list of things…

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Buying a Commercial Property in a SMSF

26 June, 2017

A common question I get asked is “can I buy a commercial property in my self-managed superannuation fund?” This is…

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Find out about your $20,000 instant asset write-off

16 June, 2017

In a move that was sure to please many voters, on 9 May 2017 the Government announced an extension to…

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2017 Federal Budget Announcement – Key Points for SME’s

14 May, 2017

After the usual cycle of rumour, media leaks and political to-and-fro the coalition government officially handed down the Federal Budget…

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The Value of Your Business

5 May, 2017

Do you know what your business is worth? It’s a very important question but one that many business owners can’t…

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State of the Pharmacy Industry

24 March, 2017

I recently attended the annual Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference & Trade Exhibition (APP) on the Gold Coast with a couple…

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Strategies for business growth

13 March, 2017

New business owners have numerous goals when they’re starting out, including rapid growth and brand or service recognition. Every business…

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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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Buying a Business – What to Consider

21 November, 2016

Buying a business can be a stressful time that generally doesn’t come without some risk. However, you can gain a…

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Succession Planning: Your Family Business

26 September, 2016

Most family businesses start from something small. After years, sometimes decades, of hard work these businesses can grow to be…

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What you need to know about Small Business CGT Concessions

22 August, 2016

Thinking of selling your business? Small businesses have been able to access a range of taxation concessions for a number…

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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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