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For Business

We present articles here that are of interest to people who run a business; either for themselves or someone else.

Also look at some of our e-newsletters that will keep you current with the latest news.

 

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  • 12th Sep 2014

    Business finance - Time for a review

    Reviewing your finance is often overlooked but can be very benificial
  • 3rd Sep 2014

    Repeal of the "Mining Tax"

    The repeal of the Mining Tax also means that some concession to small business will also be rescinded.
  • 28th Aug 2014

    WorkCover - The essentials

    The main areas of interest that our clients ask about WorkCover
  • 5th Aug 2014

    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

    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

    Small business online dispute resolutions

    Small businesses in a dispute are set to benefit from the launch of Dispute Support
  • 22nd Jul 2014

    FocusOn - Electing to be a family trust

    A trust becomes a family trust if it makes a family trust election
  • 21st Jul 2014

    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

    FocusOn - Sole trader

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

    FocusOn - Companies

    The company is a separate legal entity from its owners (shareholders) and those who manage it (directors)
  • 17th Jun 2014

    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...
  • 6th Jun 2014

    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

    Super deductions - Timing may be the key

    Timing may preclude you from claiming deductions until the following financial year
  • 20th May 2014

    Cloud at the end of the year

    If you are considering the change to Cloud Accounting, the ideal time to swap over is probably at the end of financial year.
  • 20th May 2014

    Year end 2013/14 tax tips for Business

    As we approach 30 June there may be some actions that can be done to realise the benefits of tax deductions sooner or to defer income to the next year. Here are some things to consider: Prepay...
  • 19th May 2014

    Focus On - Contractor or employee

    Will the ATO agree that a person, claiming to be a contractor is bonafdie?
  • 15th May 2014

    Understanding why businesses fail

    When businesses fail the cause is often deeper and less visible than financial reasons
  • 14th May 2014

    Budget 2014 - Business overview

    The impact of the 2014/15 Budget on most businesses will be minimal
  • 14th May 2014

    Focus On - Directors and company debts

    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...
  • 9th May 2014

    FocusOn - Fringe Benefit Tax

    Fringe benefits are benefits paid to an employee in respect of employment

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