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  • 27th Nov 2017 Individuals

    Christmas catalogues that change lives

    Browse some excellent Christmas offerings that will change lives.
  • 22nd Nov 2017 Business

    Single Touch Payroll is coming

    STP trials are underway with a limited number of employers. STP will become mandatory for employers with over 20 staff in mid 2018.
  • 20th Nov 2017 Individuals

    Bulk up your super

    No matter what your stage of life, there are some things that can make your super grow most efficiently.
  • 12th Nov 2017 Individuals

    Returning to work after retirement

    Super is designed to finance you in your retirement and it attracts significant tax incentives. But if you decide to return to work after you start accessing super, it is no straightforward matter.
  • 2nd Nov 2017 Individuals

    Super: An alternative to salary sacrifice

    Making tax-effective additional super contributions has not previously been available to everyone; it is now
  • 1st Nov 2017 Business

    Changes to strengthen employee entitlements

    New laws designed to stop corporate misuse of the Australian Government’s Fair Entitlements Guarantee (FEG) scheme and further protect employess
  • 30th Oct 2017 Business

    Casuals may soon have the right to become permanent staff

    Casual employees may soon have the right to request full-time or part-time work when the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission hand down their determination.
  • 29th Oct 2017 Business

    Kicking habits

    Not enough hours in the day? Make your day more effective by changing some habits.
  • 28th Oct 2017 Business

    Create a healthy workplace

    Many benefits flow from a healthy workplace for both employees and employers alike.
  • 28th Oct 2017 Individuals

    Downsizing? Consider this...

    Downsizer super contributions allow you to contribute to your super when downsizing your home.
  • 23rd Oct 2017 Individuals

    Reporting superannuation Transfer Balance Accounts

    Reporting on events that affect a member’s transfer balance account is vital to minimising the taxation consequences if the transfer balance cap is exceeded.
  • 16th Oct 2017 Individuals

    Calculating your Total Super Balance

    Introduced in the last Budget, your TSB is central in determining if you are eligible for several superannuation measures.
  • 7th Sep 2017 Business

    Buying from overseas and GST

    It has been widely reported that goods and services purchased from overseas are to attract the GST. Here is how it will be implemented.
  • 3rd Sep 2017 Business

    Beneficial small business structuring

    Getting your business structure right, even for a small business, can be very beneficial.
  • 1st Sep 2017 Business

    Excessive credit card surcharges

    Small business owners now risk substantial fines if they are a caught loading excessive surcharges onto credit and debit card payments
  • 24th Aug 2017 Individuals

    New threshold for capital gains withholding

    As from 1 July 2017, if a foreign resident disposes of Australian real property with a market value of $750,000 or more, the purchaser will be required to withhold 12.5 % of the purchase price and...
  • 22nd Aug 2017 Business

    Cyber Resilience – Getting resilient

    Many of the tools that are relied on for protection such as Anti-virus are essential - but they are not enough.
  • 25th Jul 2017 Individuals

    SMSFs - Determing your trustee structure

    How you structure your trustees will have a major impact on how your fund works.
  • 24th Jul 2017 Individuals

    Interest on joint bank accounts

    Who is assessed for interest on jointly held bank accounts?
  • 13th Jul 2017 Individuals

    WaterAid - Clean water - A basic human right

    Matthew Crouch recently visited WaterAid projects in PNG and saw the amazing effects they are having on peoples' lives.

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