General News

5 minutes with….. Amelia McMullan

2017-10-19T11:15:52+00:00

Amelia is an Accountant at Hoffman Kelly and has worked here for 2 years. We asked her to tell us in her own words what a few of her favourite things are, past experiences and what life is like at Hoffman Kelly. How long have you worked at Hoffman Kelly and what brought you to [...]

5 minutes with….. Amelia McMullan 2017-10-19T11:15:52+00:00

Critical steps for property over $750,000

2017-10-11T09:37:37+00:00

Just 12 months after its introduction, the Foreign Resident CGT Withholding Tax Regime (FRWT Regime) was amended and from 1 July 2017 any property transaction with a sale value of $750,000 or more is affected; additionally, the withholding rate was increased from 10% to 12.5%.   What is the regime and how does it work? [...]

Critical steps for property over $750,000 2017-10-11T09:37:37+00:00

New Depreciation rules that will affect everyone

2017-10-11T09:39:11+00:00

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 investment [...]

New Depreciation rules that will affect everyone 2017-10-11T09:39:11+00:00

10 Tips to get from Start-Up to Started Up

2017-10-11T09:39:25+00:00

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 a [...]

10 Tips to get from Start-Up to Started Up 2017-10-11T09:39:25+00:00

HK Business Insurance – Now Available

2017-10-11T09:39:23+00:00

Hoffman Kelly can now offer a more complete service to our business clients by teaming up with Coverforce 3LP to provide business insurance brokerage services. Hoffman Kelly and Coverforce 3LP share very similar philosophies in business, critically both businesses putting our clients' interests as their number 1 priority and providing specialist expertise. If you would [...]

HK Business Insurance – Now Available 2017-10-11T09:39:23+00:00

Small Business Grants – Queensland

2017-04-24T15:37:56+00:00

The Queensland, Australian and local governments offer a wide range of financial concessions available to eligible Small Businesses.  These supportive services help new and established businesses to succeed and grow. If you would like to find out more, follow the link below to the Queensland Government website. https://www.business.qld.gov.au/starting-business/advice-support/grants

Small Business Grants – Queensland 2017-04-24T15:37:56+00:00

Deal struck on Enterprise Tax Bill

2017-10-11T09:39:28+00:00

A last minute deal has been struck between the government and Senator Nick Xenophon to pass the Treasury Laws Amendment (Enterprise Tax Plan) Bill 2016. The revised Bill enables: An increase to the aggregated turnover threshold to $10 million for access to small business tax concessions from 2016-17. Note that the current aggregated turnover threshold of [...]

Deal struck on Enterprise Tax Bill 2017-10-11T09:39:28+00:00

ATO Targeting Rideshare (Uber and GoCatch)

2016-12-19T11:57:21+00:00

The ATO has advised that it will be collecting data from ride-sourcing services (eg Uber and GoCatch) during the 2016/17 and 2017/18 financial years. The data matching is to ensure all tax obligations such as registration, lodgement, reporting and payment responsibilities are being met. The ATO has estimated that it will obtain records relating to [...]

ATO Targeting Rideshare (Uber and GoCatch) 2016-12-19T11:57:21+00:00

2016/17 SME Research Report

2017-10-11T09:39:35+00:00

The overwhelming majority of businesses in Australia are Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs). With this in mind, Hoffman Kelly are proud to make available the 2016/17 SME Research Report prepared by Bstar in conjunction with SV Partners. This year's Report includes the latest insights into the SME sector and a new section on what solutions [...]

2016/17 SME Research Report 2017-10-11T09:39:35+00:00

Happy New Financial Year!

2016-07-01T15:34:56+00:00

As we put down the credit cards after the plethora of end of financial year sales events, we kick off what we all hope will be a prosperous new financial year. Despite the many uncertainties in global markets and governments, we wanted to take the opportunity to remind you of some important points as we [...]

Happy New Financial Year! 2016-07-01T15:34:56+00:00