February 2018 Newsletter

Current as of 27 February 2018 Volume 2018 Can I buy cryptocurrencies in my self-managed super fund? Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have been around for many years but in recent months they have been in the news as their daily values go up and down more often than the highest rollercoaster in the world, The Kingda Ka in New Jersey. … Read More

January 2018 Newsletter

As of 2nd February 2018 Volume 123 Tax Office Targets Rental Properties  In our previous articles we have touched base on the recent targeting of rental property owners by the ATO to ensure they are doing the right thing. Do you own a rental property?  Are you aware of your taxation requirements? If you are unsure of what you can … Read More

December 2019 Newsletter

Current as of 23rd December 2019 Volume 141 Our 50th Year comes to a close After a very busy year, our 50th year in business is about to come to a close. It has been a great year with some big changes and plans put in place for our next 50 years.  With a major premises upgrade and significant investment … Read More

October/November 2019 Newsletter

Current as of 1 November 2019 Volume 140 Are the individual directors liable for the debts of a corporate trustee? A trust can be a very good structure for asset protection and using a corporate trustee adds to this protection. If you are a director of a corporate trustee, please read our article and if you are concerned about your personal liability, … Read More

September 2019 Newsletter

Current as of 18 September 2019 Volume 139 Single Touch Payroll – The final reminder before it starts happening!  As mentioned in previous editions of S & W Insight, and as a final reminder before it starts happening, as from 30 September there will be changes applicable to the reporting for wages and super information for employers. This is called … Read More

July 2019 Newsletter

Current as of 22 July 2019 Volume 138   ATO Current Targets As is common for this time of year the ATO has let us know what areas they are targeting this year.  The first area is a common area for ATO attention and one we have warned you about in the past – rental property dodgy deductions.  The other area to … Read More

February 2019 Newsletter

Current as of 28 February 2019 Volume 135   Superannuation guarantee contributions amnesty – an update Back on 24 May 2018, the government announced a one-off opportunity for employers to self-correct past outstanding or unpaid superannuation guarantee (SG) without penalty. To date the Amnesty bill has not been enacted and, with the election coming up and the possibility of a … Read More

December 2020 International Newsletter

Current as of 23 December 2020 Volume 11 COVID-19 in Australia  We like to refer to our country as “the lucky country”. While the current pandemic has brought its share of tragedies and certainly, compared to much of the world our luck has continued to be better than most. We have watched with sadness news of the spread of the … Read More

December 2020 Newsletter

Current as of 18 December 2020 Volume 150 S&W Wealth is about to arrive!  Stanley & Williamson are extremely proud to be able to offer our clients an even greater leap towards prosperity in 2021 with the launch of S&W Wealth. Working hand-in-hand with your team of accountants, the Wealth Managers at S&W Wealth will provide a comprehensive range of … Read More

November 2020 Newsletter

Current as of 13 November 2020 Volume 149 COVID-19 Insolvent Trading Safe Harbour Protection  Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, the government made emergency amendments to insolvency laws, including protection from insolvent trading liability.  This protection is due to expire on 31 December 2020. If you have any concerns about the solvency of your company, please read through our article and contact your Manager to … Read More