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  • 28th Feb 2017 Business

    Website expenditure

    The ATO recently issued a ruling outlining their view on the deductibility of expenditure incurred in acquiring, developing, maintaining or modifying a website for use in the carrying on of a...
  • 25th Feb 2017 Business

    Safe harbour for car fringe benefits

    The ATO has worked with industry representatives to simplify how certain car fringe benefits are calculated.
  • 21st Feb 2017 Business

    Simpler BAS for small business

    It is not a major change but it will help, particularly the removal of G10 and G11.
  • 21st Feb 2017 Individuals

    Super - "The biggest reforms in a decade"

    A multitude of changes especially putting limits on the amount you can have in super
  • 7th Feb 2017 Individuals

    Is salary packaging for me?

    Salary packaging is complicated but there are many legitimate and tax-effective arrangements available.
  • 31st Jan 2017 Individuals

    The benefits of franking credits

    Franking credits are especially beneficial if you have a SMSF
  • 29th Jan 2017 Individuals

    Think tax when considering property development

    This case demonstrates that the tax implications of property are neither simple or straight forward
  • 24th Jan 2017 Not-For-Profits

    AIS deadline is approaching

    We look at the looming AIS deadline, some guidance on charity reserves and what political purposes means.
  • 19th Jan 2017 Business

    Stimulating creativity

    Some simple tips that can boost your creativity
  • 12th Jan 2017 Business

    Employer obligations for public holidays

    Public holidays are mandated throughout Australia. The Fair Work Act stipulates how they are to be implemented by employers.
  • 11th Jan 2017 Not-For-Profits

    PBI interpretation statement

    The Interpretation Statement provides guidance on the ACNC’s view of the meaning and scope of the PBI subtype
  • 7th Dec 2016 Individuals

    Managing risk

    You cannot eliminate risk. But by identifying it and managing it, you can live with it.
  • 2nd Dec 2016 Individuals

    A time for giving

    If it is a worthy cause then tax deductibility is only one consideration. But if it is consideration, here are some tips.
  • 1st Dec 2016 Individuals

    Avoiding the spending bandwagon

    One of the substantial benefits of going through a formal financial planning process is to develop a plan and set a budget with some disciplines.
  • 1st Dec 2016 Individuals

    Business premises are still attractive for SMSFs

    Opting to own your business property through your SMSF can be a financially rewarding investment.
  • 29th Nov 2016 Business

    Financing a new vehicle purchase

    There are several ways to finance a car. We discuss your options.
  • 28th Nov 2016 Business

    Financial reporting changes

    We were recently joined by about 50 clients and contacts at our update on financial reporting changes affecting businesses and not-for-profits for 31 December 2016 and future periods. Presented by...
  • 24th Nov 2016 Individuals

    Superannuation reform bills passed by both houses

    Most changes apply from 1 July 2017 so some action may be required.
  • 22nd Nov 2016 Business

    Cyber resilience - Review your processes

    Like doing a jigsaw - Put your corners in place and the way forward becomes clearer
  • 22nd Nov 2016 Individuals

    Renting out the spare room

    Airbnb for the spare room? There is lots to consider before you do.

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