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Important: 1 July 2023 wage increases

July 19, 2023

For employers, incorrectly calculating wages is not portrayed as a mistake, it’s “wage theft.”

What changed on 1 July 2023

July 05, 2023

Employers & business Superannuation guarantee increases to 11% from 10.5% National and Award min

Backing a winner: Digital games tax

June 28, 2023

The digital games and interactive entertainment sector is the largest creative sector in the world a

The 120% technology and skills ‘boost’ deduction

June 21, 2023

The 120% skills and training, and technology costs deduction for small and medium business have pass

Budget 2023-24

May 01, 2023

The 2023-24 Federal Budget will be released on Tuesday, 9 May 2023. Look out for our update the next

Update: Tax on super balances above $3m

May 01, 2023

In a very quick turnaround from announcement to draft legislation, Treasury has released the exposur

Company money: A guide for owners for owners

May 01, 2023

When you start up a business, inevitably, it consumes not just a lot of time but a lot of cash and m

What sharing platforms are sharing with the ATO

May 01, 2023

From 1 July 2023, a new reporting regime will require platforms that enable taxi services including

Selling a business? The pros and cons of earn-out clauses

May 01, 2023

Earn-out clauses for the sale of a business are increasingly common. We look at the positives and ne

How Does Tax Apply to Electric Cars?

May 01, 2023

Just in time for the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year that started on 1 April, the Australian Taxation

To cut or not to cut? Stage three personal tax cuts

October 28, 2022

In September, amid a climate of startling interest rates, UK Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announced a s

States move on property based taxes

October 28, 2022

Queensland backs down on Australia wide land tax assessment The Queensland Government has backed aw

Australian super funds gorge on cryptocurrency

October 28, 2022

The value of cryptocurrency assets inside Australian self managed superannuation funds (SMSFs) incre

Lessons from a data breach

October 28, 2022

The Optus data breach is top of mind for a lot of Australians, particularly those who have had their

How high will interest rates go?

August 24, 2022

The RBA lifted the cash rate to 1.85% in early August 2022. The increase comes a few weeks after Res

Can I claim my crypto losses?

August 24, 2022

The ATO has released updated information on claiming cryptocurrency losses and gains in your tax ret

FBT Free Electric Cars

August 24, 2022

New legislation before Parliament, if enacted, will make zero or low emission vehicles FBT-free. We

Tax Time Targets

June 27, 2022

The ATO has flagged four priority areas this tax season where people are making mistakes. With tax

Get ready for changes to super guarantee

May 31, 2022

From 1 July 2022, two important super guarantee (SG) changes will apply to your business. These are:

ATO ramps up heat on directors

May 31, 2022

Throughout March, the ATO sent letters to directors who are potentially in breach of their obligatio

What’s changing on 1 July 2022?

May 31, 2022

For business Superannuation guarantee increase to 10.5% The Superannuation Guarantee (SG) rate wil

Can I claim a tax deduction for my gym membership?

May 31, 2022

There are lots of reasons to keep fit but very few of them have to do with how we earn our income. A

Fuel tax credit changes

May 31, 2022

The Government temporarily halved the excise and excise equivalent customs duty rates for petrol, di

The 120% deduction for skills training and technology costs

May 31, 2022

It’s a great headline isn’t it? Spend $100 and get a $120 tax deduction. Days after the Federal

Attack on Trusts

March 31, 2022

The ATO’s Attack on Trusts and Trust Distributions Late last month, the Australian Taxation Offic

Budget 2022-23

March 31, 2022

‘Don’t Rock the Boat’ Budget 2022-23 This is a safe, ballot box friendly Budget as expected w

How to set up your Director ID

November 11, 2021

Directors are now required to register for a unique identification number that they will keep for li

Tax and the Normalisation of Cryptocurrency

November 11, 2021

The Australian Taxation Office recently updated its guidance on tax and cryptocurrency. In early

Mental Health Support for Business Owners

October 22, 2021

Running a business can be an isolating experience. And, with COVID-19 lockdowns and disruptions to t

Divorce, Superannuation and the Gender Divide

October 22, 2021

New legislation will help prevent superannuation assets from being hidden during divorce proceedings

Recruiting new employees? The 1 November superannuation rule changes

October 22, 2021

When your business hires a new employee, the Choice of Fund form is used to identify where they want

What happens to your superannuation when you die?

October 22, 2021

Superannuation is not like other assets as it is held in trust by the trustee of the superannuation

Are COVID-19 grants and funding tax free?

August 11, 2021

Most people would think that money provided by the Government to support people and business durin

Growing your business value

August 11, 2021

Over the next decade, as the baby boomer bubble of small and medium sized business owners roll thr

Lockdown support: Update

August 11, 2021

The support available to individuals and business has been constantly evolving and changing. Here

New laws target sharing economy platforms

July 26, 2021

In an attempt to reign in undeclared income, proposed new laws will require platform providers in

6 Member SMSFs – the issues and opportunities

July 26, 2021

From 1 July 2021, the maximum number of members a Self Managed Super Fund can have increased from

What lockdown support is available in Victoria?

July 21, 2021

Support is available if you are impacted by the Victorian lockdowns. Australia COVID-19 Disaster

Am I taxed on an insurance payout?

June 10, 2021

Australia has had its fair share of disasters over the last few years – drought, bushfires and flo

Work from home expenses under scrutiny & the perils of browsing Facebook

June 10, 2021

If you worked from home during lockdown and spent money on work related items that were not reimburs