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How Your Small Businesses Can Benefit By Partnering With An Accounting Firm

How Your Small Businesses Can Benefit By Partnering With An Accounting Firm There is a common misconception that small businesses neither need an accountant nor are able to afford one. However, there are several reasons why calling on the services of an accounting firm can be extremely beneficial for your organisation. Challenges [...]

September 29th, 2017|

Best Tax Tips For Tradies

Best Tax Tips For Tradies Since the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) announced its focus on car expenses and the methods for being able to determine the deductible amount, it has caused a major concern among the trade industry regarding their expenditure. Ever since the introduction of the Government’s more simplified approach to [...]

September 21st, 2017|

What Happens If You Don’t Lodge Your Tax Return On Time?

What Happens If You Don’t Lodge Your Tax Return On Time?Individual Taxpayers are Australians and Australian Residents who earn over the tax-free threshold of $18,200. Those who earn more than that are required to submit an income tax return annually to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). Failing this, the ATO has procedures in [...]

September 11th, 2017|

Why Fresh, Unbiased Eyes Add Invaluable Insight To Your Business

Why Fresh, Unbiased Eyes Add Invaluable Insight To Your Business Too often a business runs smoothly for years, but eventually falls into a plateau of complacency. Hiring an external consultancy company is sometimes the most essential thing you can do to improve aspects of your business, including staff management, which you may [...]

August 31st, 2017|

How Ready Are You For A Random Tax Audit?

How Ready Are You For A Random Tax Audit? Most Australian tax-paying companies will have to undergo a tax audit or ATO review at some point and although it can be a nightmare at times, you will be advised in advance of the audit. But what happens if a random tax audit [...]

August 23rd, 2017|

What Everyone Ought To Know About Estate Planning

What Everyone Ought To Know About Estate Planning The death of a loved one is traumatic and a time during which mourners should not have to fight the courts as well as family members to settle and wind up a deceased estate. Unfortunately, obtaining probate and finalising Estate matters can be costly [...]

August 15th, 2017|

Find Out About Accounting Options Available To Your Business

Find Out About Accounting Options Available To Your BusinessAny business owner will attest to the challenges of running a business in Australia, especially if you need help with the financial side of your enterprise. However, most business owners don't know about the different services a Certified Practitioner can provide, and how to determine [...]

August 1st, 2017|

What You Need To Know About Creating A Self-Managed Superannuation Fund

What You Need To Know About Creating A Self-Managed Superannuation Fund Over the past years, the popularity of Self-Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSFs) has been steadily increasing, with good reason. An SMSF puts you in control of your growth and earning potential. But many Australians are unsure about starting one, or what its [...]

July 27th, 2017|