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Daniel Turcato

Manager - Business Advisory

Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Arts
Graduate Diploma of Chartered Accounting
Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants

Daniel is a manager within our Business Advisory Division working extensively with small businesses, assisting with their management reporting, GST requirements and BAS preparations. In recent times, he has led Saward Dawson’s Business Advisory Division in a number of engagements for organisations undergoing restructure or change in their finance department, providing interim and ongoing accounting support, including implementing and improving reporting and systems.

He provides expertise to clients who require help in the areas of accounting system review and restructuring, particularly in relation to cloud accounting systems such as Xero and Quickbooks Online. He also leads in the area of FBT preparation and returns.

Daniel also provides advice to start-up businesses on how to set up a new business, the various business structures available, employer obligations and the appropriate record keeping for GST and tax purposes.

When out
of the office


Sport - any sport!
Reading (when I have the time)
Church Youth Ministry
Spending time with my young family

Favourite Holiday Destination:

Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. It is a beautiful beachside town – well developed but not too commercial. I love the fact that you can wear shorts and a t-shirt even when it’s raining and that going to the beach is a viable option every day!

Daniel Turcato's' Articles

JobKeeper Changes

The Government announced today (7 August) that they will be changing two key points of the eligibility criteria for JobKeeper. These two changes are significant and we would expect they will allow more Victorian businesses and not-for-profits, in particular, to be able to access the ongoing JobKeeper support. The changes are designed to reflect the […]

Single Touch Payroll to include everyone

Single Touch Payroll is changing the way that employers report their employees’ tax and super information to the ATO. We have written several articles and held seminars on this topic but the changes are so significant and compulsory that we think that it is worth presenting a summary for each employer category. With the introduction […]

Single Touch Payroll Alert

It is now a matter of months before all employers will be required to comply with the Single Touch Payroll (STP) provisions. Previously, only “substantial” employers (20 or more employees) were required to comply but from 1 July 2019, all employers will be brought into the system, so if you have tuned out previously – […]

Catching up on compulsory employee super

The Government has introduced legislation to Parliament that will introduce a one-off, 12 month amnesty for historical underpayment of Superannuation Guarantee (SG) payments to employees. The intention of the Bill is to encourage employers to pay employees any unpaid superannuation in full. Employers who take advantage of the amnesty will have to pay all that […]