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Your Knowledge Update – May 2018

In this month’s Your Knowledge Update we look at what the ATO’s statistics reveal about Australians and review proposed CGT legislation that has potentially serious tax implications for expats …

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Superannuation Transfer Balance Cap

Operations of Transfer Balance Cap From 1 July 2017, the amount of super balance you can transfer from your accumulation account into retirement phase is …

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Your Knowledge Update – April 2018

In this month’s Your Knowledge Update we look at what you should know in relation to Single Touch Payroll, if you should use the new …

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New Reporting Obligations for SMSF

New Reporting Obligations for SMSF Self Managed Super Funds (SMSF) have new obligations to report certain events that affect their Transfer Balance Cap by lodging …

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Building for sale – but we’re not moving!

A lot of our clients may be driving past or visiting us soon and noticed a big board out the front of the building.  We …

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Single Touch Payroll

Single Touch Payroll Starting from 1st July 2018, Single Touch Payroll (STP) will be mandatory for businesses that have 20 or more employees on 1st …

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Your Knowledge Update – March 2018

In this month’s Your Knowledge Update we highlight the key FBT areas that the ATO will be focusing on, discuss the  possible changes to GST on …

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Your Knowledge Update – February 2018

In this month’s Your Knowledge Update we look at the new data breach laws, who is on the ‘hit list’ for not paying employee super …

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Your Knowledge Update – November 2017

In this month’s Your Knowledge Update we discuss how cryptocurrencies, like Bitcoin, are taxed and look at the new compliance requirements for cleaners and couriers. Download …

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Your Knowledge Update – October 2017

In this month’s Your Knowledge Update we look at the new franchisor laws aimed at protecting vulnerable workers, reporting regimes for super funds, safe harbour …

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Your Knowledge Update – September 2017

In this month’s Your Knowledge Update  we explore businesses getting involved in social agendas, the ASIC’s crackdown on growing companies and what happens when you …

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Work-Related Expenses – Play Safe!

This year the ATO has flagged it’s intention to keep a close eye on the work-related expenses claimed by employees.  Already we are noticing that …

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Pub Performance Forum Roundup – Ballarat

It was great to get back to the charming city of Ballarat and see how well they are captivating the tourist dollar over the winter …

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Your Knowledge Update – August 2017

In this month’s Your Knowledge Update we look at super concessions for first home savers and downsizers & outline what areas the ATO is focusing …

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Scam Email Alert

Scam Email Alert With more and more breaches of security over the internet it is worth mentioning that everyone needs to be vigilant when opening …

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Your Knowledge Update – July 2017

In this month’s Your Knowledge we discuss generational succession & remind you of changes that came into affect 1 July 2017. Download this month’s issue …

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Hiring Employees – Your Record Keeping Obligations

Hiring an Employee Checklist As a business operator, you have four main record keeping obligations when it comes to your employees: How much you’ve paid …

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Pubs, Pots & Profits Roundup – Marong

We visited the beautiful Bendigo again this year which was highlighted (for us) by visiting two really fantastic venues that have just received huge makeovers …

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