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Christmas Tips for Small Business

It’s that time of year again – the lead up to Christmas. As the retail shops prepare to bombard us with Christmas trim we look at the ramifications for your business. Here are our top tips for a generous and tax effective Christmas season.  What to do for customers? The most effective way of sharing [...]

Christmas Tips for Small Business2019-11-14T11:27:40+10:00

Recent QBCC changes (January 2019)

The building and construction industry has always been one of the most heavily scrutinised and regulated industries, with 2019 shaping up to be a year re-enforcing this view, with new reforms from the QBCC commencing 1 January 2019. Author Michael Kerwin Why the need for change: We will [...]

Recent QBCC changes (January 2019)2019-01-22T15:21:09+10:00

Alert: Property Developers – Preparing for new GST withholding regime

Treasury Laws Amendment (2018 Measures No. 1) Bill 2018 received royal assent on 29 March 2018, flagging the start of a new GST withholding system significantly changing the way developers remit GST from 1 July 2018. Author Michael Kerwin Why? Treasury assessed, that through illegal phoenix activities [...]

Alert: Property Developers – Preparing for new GST withholding regime2018-12-05T13:50:21+10:00

Christmas Gifts – Maximising deductions

Christmas is the time for giving, but not the time for a nasty new year Fringe Benefits Tax hangover. Where can it go wrong – the thought is great, the tax outcomes not so much… Author Michael Kerwin Unless exempt, gifts to employees are generally considered a [...]

Christmas Gifts – Maximising deductions2017-12-04T12:43:00+10:00

New Depreciation rules that will affect everyone

In this year’s budget, Treasurer Scott Morrison announced some surprising changes to investment property tax rules that are going to affect many current and future property investors, and those who sell dwellings to these investors. Travel allowances were attacked as well as changes to depreciation rules on what can and can’t be depreciated on [...]

New Depreciation rules that will affect everyone2017-12-04T14:23:16+10:00

10 Tips to get from Start-Up to Started Up

Having worked with many early stage businesses and start-ups over the last decade, I have become very well versed in working with entrepreneurs and trailblazers. I am passionate about empowering Australians with the tools to grow successful businesses and below I have given an insight into my top 10 tips on getting your business from [...]

10 Tips to get from Start-Up to Started Up2017-12-04T14:25:10+10:00

Early Stage Investor Tax Offset explained!

There’s been much talk around innovation since Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull launched the government’s innovation statement in December 2015 with many a tax break, concession, and relaxation announced. This article will focus on the Early Stage Investor Tax Offset that has been effective for new share investments made from 1 July 2016 after the Tax [...]

Early Stage Investor Tax Offset explained!2021-05-20T09:13:15+10:00
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