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Super Guarantee Amnesty – What does it mean for your business?

June 18th, 2018

Do you think you may have outstanding Superannuation contributions owing on behalf of your employees? If so, read on – you may well have a chance to rectify the issues whilst avoiding late payment penalties. What are the details? The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has estimated that $2.85 billion is currently owed in late orread more

Claiming Work-Related Car Expenses

May 14th, 2018

Have you ever claimed work-related car expenses? The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is increasingly concerned about taxpayers making false claims, whether inadvertent or deliberate, and will be focusing on it closely. According to the ATO, around 3.5 million made work-related car expense claims last year, totalling around $8.8 billion. As this is such a highread more

Why Should you Choose a Broker?

May 11th, 2018

It would appear that gone are the days of traditional banks being the only means to organising a home loan. Tighter lending criteria, a loss of faith in the banks and better-educated consumers have increased the number of people using mortgage brokers over the past 10 years or so. Here are a handful of reasonsread more

Budget Update 2018/19

May 10th, 2018

Federal Treasurer, Mr Scott Morrison, handed down the 2018/19 Budget on 8 May 2018. Mr Morrison said the Budget is focused on further strengthening the economy to “guarantee the essentials Australians rely on” and “responsibly repair the budget”. Mr Morrison has stated that the Budget plans to return the economy to balance by 2019/20, oneread more

Update – Banking Royal Commission

May 7th, 2018

The revelations coming out of the Royal Commission, initially focussed on the Banks and AMP, have been damning. With this in mind, it is worthwhile to make a few comments on the findings so far and where we as a business stand on these issues. Focus of Royal Commission A major focus is the conceptread more

Franchising – What are your Tax Obligations?

April 30th, 2018

Are you thinking about taking on a franchise? Many Australians become franchisees of large companies to leverage existing brand power and customers, whilst also giving themselves the opportunity to run their own small business. As attractive as this type of business setup might look, it is crucial to understand all the related tax obligations, feesread more

How a Coaching Culture Attracts, Retains and Improves Staff

April 23rd, 2018

With job tenure in Australia averaging 3 years and 4 months across industries, job mobility is higher than it has ever been. The introduction of easy to use job seeking tools, greater access to education and upskilling, and a more flexible employment market has meant that people are somewhat less motivated to remain in theread more

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