When it comes to running a business, accurate financial reporting is important. But for construction and manufacturing companies, it's even more essential. Businesses within these industries face their own unique set of challenges, like dealing with stock and work-in-progress (WIP) for projects, which often become major headaches if you’re not on top of your [...]
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Eligible small businesses can now restructure from trading discretionary trusts to trading companies and are now able to access a stamp duty exemption in Queensland. The relief granted by the new legislation allows flexibility for businesses with less than $5 million turnover to assist management of current or expected compliance issues. Trust structures are useful [...]
You may often wonder why the ATO decide to review or audit your business. One of the reasons may be that your business has a specific financial item which ‘stands out’ from the remainder of similar businesses in Australia. The ATO have Small Business benchmarks and Industry benchmarks which they use to compare your [...]
The average person does not really think too much about taking a taxi or a ride-sourcing (often referred to as ride sharing) service such as Uber, Ola or Didi – it’s a decision based on service and cost. However, the ATO have particular views on these methods of travel, in particular, GST (Goods and Services [...]
The ATO has released guidance on the taxation of Bitcoin which is likely to cover most cryptocurrencies. The tax implications of some common scenarios are discussed below. Author Scott Ward If you are in business and you are using a cryptocurrency to buy and sell goods and [...]