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  • 13th Aug 2014 Not-For-Profits

    PBIs - The Hunger Project Australia case

    A PBI is a type of charity with the principle purposes of relieving such poverty, sickness, suffering, distress, misfortune, disability or helplessness as arouses compassion in the community. Some...
  • 11th Aug 2014 Individuals

    SMSFs in Australia - Some statistics

    The ATO has released some interesting statistics about Australian SMSFs
  • 5th Aug 2014 Business

    PAYG instalments threshold increases

    From 1 July 2014, PAYG instalment thresholds have increased, which means that some taxpayers no longer need to pay instalments
  • 23rd Jul 2014 Individuals

    FocusOn - New penalty regime for SMSFs

    New legislation gives the ATO greater powers in dealing with contraventions by SMSF trustees
  • 23rd Jul 2014 Business

    FocusOn - Running a company

    All companies are required to keep financial records from which true and fair financial statements can be prepared
  • 22nd Jul 2014 Individuals

    FocusOn - Taxation of super death benefits

    Tax treatment depends on the beneficiary being a death benefits dependant
  • 22nd Jul 2014 Business

    FocusOn - Electing to be a family trust

    A trust becomes a family trust if it makes a family trust election
  • 22nd Jul 2014 Individuals

    FocusOn - Superannuation when you die

    Super does not automatically form part of your estate
  • 22nd Jul 2014 Business

    Small business online dispute resolutions

    Small businesses in a dispute are set to benefit from the launch of Dispute Support
  • 21st Jul 2014 Business

    FocusOn - Division 7A

    Our FocusOn documents are comprehensive overviews. The topics are often very complex and we recommend you contact us before acting on transactions. This sample pdf shows the typical detail in our...
  • 18th Jul 2014 Business

    FocusOn - Sole trader

    This type of business is easy and inexpensive to start and there are low annual business costs
  • 18th Jul 2014 Business

    FocusOn - Companies

    The company is a separate legal entity from its owners (shareholders) and those who manage it (directors)
  • 4th Jul 2014 Individuals

    FocusOn - Dividend Income

    If you own shares in a company you will generally receive your entitlement to company profits in the form of dividends. You must declare all received dividends in your income tax return.
  • 1st Jul 2014 Individuals

    FocusOn - Superannuation from 1 July 2014

    Changes continue to be made to the superannuation legislation.
  • 17th Jun 2014 Business

    FocusOn - Business partnerships

    Our FocusOn documents are comprehensive overviews. The topics are often very complex and we recommend you contact us before acting on transactions. This sample pdf shows the typical detail in our...
  • 12th Jun 2014 Economy

    Rear view mirrors and windscreens

    By looking in the rear view mirror we understand the past and can then look through the windscreen to plan ahead for the future
  • 6th Jun 2014 Not-For-Profits

    FocusOn - Tax Effective Giving

    It not only benefits the recipient but can ultimately result in significant tax benefits to the donor.
  • 6th Jun 2014 Business

    Change of tax impact on dividends

    With the increase in the Medicare rate and the Temporary Budget Repair Levy there will be more tax to pay on franked dividends
  • 5th Jun 2014 Business

    Super deductions - Timing may be the key

    Timing may preclude you from claiming deductions until the following financial year
  • 5th Jun 2014

    Female Excellence in Advice Award

    Vicki Adams was awarded the Female Excellence in Advice Award for 2014

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