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Purchasing New Residential Property? These Changes Could Affect You

The Federal Government announced, as part of the 2017/2018 Budget their desire to strengthen compliance of the GST Act on property transactions due to the view that some developers are failing to remit GST to the ATO. The changes would apply to purchasers of new residential premises and land in new subdivisions, whereby the purchaser will [...]

By | December 4th, 2017|Categories: Business Management, General News, Tax Saving|

Lease Incentives and Their Tax Implications

With the commercial leasing market becoming increasingly competitive and supply often exceeding demand, it is becoming common place in many areas for landlords to offer incentives in order to secure tenants. Various incentives are offered to help entice potential tenants, such as rent free or discounted periods, free fitouts or contributions, covering of relocation costs [...]

By | December 1st, 2017|Categories: Business Management, General News, Tax Saving|

5 minutes with….. Hayley Nixon

Hayley 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 that [...]

By | November 28th, 2017|Categories: 5 Minutes with.......|

5 minutes with….. Amelia McMullan

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 that [...]

By | October 19th, 2017|Categories: 5 Minutes with.......|

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 investment [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: Business Management, General News, Tax Saving|

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 a [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Categories: Business Management, General News, Tax Saving|

HK Business Insurance – Now Available

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 like [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Categories: General News|

Small Business Grants – Queensland

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

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: General News|

Deal struck on Enterprise Tax Bill

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 $2 [...]

By | April 12th, 2017|Categories: Business Management, General News, Tax Saving|