CLAIMING TAX DEDUCTIONS WITHOUT NEEDING A RECEIPT

As tax time approaches every year taxpayers are required to lodge their tax returns before the deadline advised by the Australian Taxation Office. While completing and lodging their tax returns, taxpayers are entitled to benefits such as tax deductions. Some deductions require the collection of receipts and other records to assist them in getting a … Continued

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The Lending Pitfalls

So it’s time to invest in your business and you have big plans for this year. You make a couple of phone calls to the financiers and suddenly you realise that not everyone shares your positive outlook regarding your growth and expansion. If this sounds a familiar story, you are not alone. It can be … Continued

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Personal Property Securities Register

Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR)

What is the Personal Property Securities Register? The Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) is a single point of contact register for consumers, businesses and the finance industry. It is web based, available in real-time and accessible 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The PPSR is regulated by the Personal Property Securities Act 2009 … Continued

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Changes to superannuation from 1 July 2017 – the clock is ticking

Changes to superannuation from 1 July 2017 – the clock is ticking

Legislation that was recently enacted (The Treasury Laws Amendment (Fair and Sustainable Superannuation) Act 2016) will be the first real shake-up to our superannuation system in a decade. The new superannuation regime which comes into effect on 1 July 2017 contains a hoard of changes that will affect the taxation of millions of Australians’ retirement … Continued

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Managing generational change in a family business

As Australia`s population ages, the management of the “baby boomer” generation becomes an issue for government and society alike. The same management considerations also exist for many family business structures with the one generation the “senior generation” looking to retirement and a new generation looking to step up to fill the void. Whilst for many … Continued

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DOWN, AND DOWN WE GO

Well the RBA has done it again, we are now at the lowest interest rate levels since the establishment of the RBA, and with the (predicted) change I am yet to hear a cry of, “Great news this will work, just watch everything change.” We are continually being advised by learned experts that we are … Continued

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