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How to Set Up a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF)

April 11th, 2024

Once set up properly, a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) offers Australians a unique opportunity to have more direct control over their retirement investments, leading to tailored investment strategies with a view to enjoying potentially higher returns. However, this control comes with the responsibility of navigating complex regulatory landscapes and making informed decisions that affect theread more

Five Simple Steps for a Winning Unique Selling Proposition (USP)

April 3rd, 2024

In today's competitive market, distinguishing your business with a Unique Selling Proposition (USP) is more than a strategic advantage—it's a necessity. A well-defined USP articulates why customers should choose you over the competition. It's not just about having a superior product or service; it's about clearly communicating the unique value you provide to your more

WA Property Market Update March 2024

March 27th, 2024

As Western Australians navigate a tricky economic and property market landscape through the end of the March quarter and into the remainder of 2024, the latest data reveals interesting trends in the WA housing values and rental markets. Despite challenges like interest rate hikes, worsening affordability, and the rising cost of living, certain factors likeread more

Why Are So Many Businesses Moving to Xero?

March 25th, 2024

In a world of many options, business owners have several choices when it comes to the accounting software package they use, but Xero is by far the largest and fastest growing player in the market in Australia & New Zealand. That’s no coincidence – there are a number of reasons why so many business ownersread more

What is a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF)?

March 21st, 2024

A Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) offers Australians a unique way to save for retirement, in a landscape typically dominated by what are known as “retail funds”. Unlike those traditional super funds, SMSFs offer the ability for up to six members to have direct control over their retirement savings, with the flexibility to choose where theirread more

Act Now: ATO Interest Charges Will Soon be Non-Deductible

March 13th, 2024

Do you have ATO interest charges hanging over you? Hoping to claim them as a tax deduction when you pay them off? If so, read on, because a recent Government announcement aims to put a stop to interest charge deductibility. Previously, general interest charge (GIC) and shortfall interest charge (SIC) could be claimed as aread more

Understanding the Closing Loopholes Bill (No 2)

March 7th, 2024

Australia's employment landscape is on the cusp of significant transformation with the recent passage of the Closing Loopholes Bill No 2 through the Senate on 8 February. Aimed at tightening the reins on workplace practices, this legislation brings to the fore new protections for employees, casual and gig workers, along with a revised legal definitionread more

Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) Loans – A Quick Guide

March 1st, 2024

SMSF Loans - have you ever thought about setting up a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) to secure a loan? Maybe you have a SMSF in place and want to know what your options are. In either case, read on! In this article, we’ll be looking at how to make an informed decision about the appropriatenessread more

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