Payment Summary Changes under STP


McKinley Plowman’s Guide to the Notifiable Data Breach Scheme

February 12th, 2018

When you run a business that deals with the personal information of clients or customers, you are expected to maintain the security of that data to ensure it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands. Similarly, your clients understandably expect that their sensitive information will be well protected and only accessed by those who are supposedread more

A Timely Refresher on Director Penalty Notices (DPNs)

January 22nd, 2018

Amongst all the communication a business has with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), it is perhaps understandable that some things can be overlooked. While every effort should be made to take on board all information from the ATO, a Director Penalty Notice (DPN) is one of the most important things not to miss. This willread more

Upcoming Audit Focus Areas for the ATO

January 15th, 2018

When it comes to industries or areas of particular interest, The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is relatively transparent about changes or increases in audit activity. Similarly, the media tends to have its finger on the button to report any news of this sort to the public. There are a few key areas which can expectread more

Super Guarantee – What Happens When You Get It Wrong

August 29th, 2017

The ATO receives around 20,000 reports each year from people who believe their employer has either not paid or underpaid compulsory superannuation guarantee (SG). In 2015-16 the ATO investigated 21,000 cases raising $670 million in SG and penalties. The ATO’s own risk assessments suggest that between 11% and 20% of employers could be non-compliant withread more

2017/2018 Federal Budget

May 10th, 2017

Last 9 May 2017, Federal Treasurer, Mr Scott Morrison, handed down the 2017/2018 Federal Budget. Whilst housing affordability is the budget’s centrepiece, there are significant measures affecting both individual taxpayers and businesses. McKinley Plowman is pleased to present the MP+ 2017/2018 Budget Update. This update provides insight on the proposed tax and superannuation changes whichread more

Top 3 effective Estate Planning tips

May 5th, 2017

Estate planning isn’t everybody’s favourite topic however, this will guarantee that your loved ones are taken care of in the event of your passing.  It can vary from simple to complex, depending on the assets involved or which needs are to be addressed. To protect the wealth that you’ve built for your family, here areread more

Tax planning tips for businesses

May 3rd, 2017

We recently sent our business clients information about our popular tax planning service. Click here for the details. If our tax planning service interests you, please contact us now as time is running out. To assist you further we’ve outlined various strategies to minimise your tax: Consider the timing of income If possible and ifread more

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