November 2016 Newsletter

            Current as of November 2016   TIPS FOR FOREIGN EXCHANGE PAYMENTS AND RISK The World of Foreign Exchange and International Payments can often be a minefield for SMEs. Fluctuation in the Aussie dollar, reactive rather than proactive providers and archaic processes/payment platforms all pose their own problems to today’s business owner. Our article covers … Read More

September 2016 Newsletter

          Current as of September 2016   DO YOU HAVE AN UNWANTED FAMILY TRUST? There is more than one reason for winding up a Family Trust. Perhaps the beneficiaries have become old enough to look after their own assets, there may have been a family dispute, or sometimes the Trust simply reaches the end of its … Read More

August 2016 Newsletter

          Current as of September 2016 [vc_row][vc_column width=”/3″] ATO CRACKDOWNS You may have read in the media lately about ATO crackdowns. Our article covers some of the things that the ATO will be targeting over the next 12 months. USING ONLINE ACCOUNTING SOFTWARE TO HELP YOU RUN YOUR BUSINESS BETTER If you are still doing your … Read More

July 2016 Newsletter

          Current as of July 2016 [vc_row][vc_column width=”/3″] INTRODUCING OUR NEW SMART PHONE APP Our brand new Accounting and Tax app is live and ready to download on your smart phone. It has a series of tools to keep you organised throughout the year, some helpful calculators to assist you with your finances, up-to-date finance news, … Read More

May 2016 Newsletter

          Current as of May 2016 [vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″] BUDGET MEASURES FOR SMALL BUSINESSES The Federal Budget was handed down on 3 May. A few days later, the Prime Minister confirmed that we would be heading to a 2 July election, leaving us with a caretaker government until then. In short, this leaves a high degree of … Read More

April 2016 Newsletter

          Current as of April 2016 [vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″] CONSIDER YOUR SUPERANNUATION BEFORE THE 3 MAY BUDGET AND 30 JUNE 2016 The 2016 Federal Budget is less than one month away, with several potential policy changes including the possible end to Transition to Retirement Pension arrangements and reductions to the concessional and non-concessional contribution caps. Now is … Read More

Tax Planning Special – Urgent Strategies To Be Contemplated Now

Current as of April 2016 SUPER AND STRUCTURING STRATEGIES TO BE DONE NOW It feels like the years are getting shorter, and 30 June is only a couple of months away, so it’s time to start thinking about how you can keep your tax bills to a minimum. There are a couple of reasons that make it worthwhile putting some … Read More

March 2016 Newsletter

          Current as of March 2016 [vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″] BUSINESS NAMES VERSUS DOMAIN NAMES VERSUS TRADE MARKS It is a common misconception that having a registered business name or domain name will provide a business owner with exclusive ownership of that name. Our article covers the important differences between business names, domain names and trade marks. HAVE … Read More

February 2016 Newsletter

          Current as of March 2016 [vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″] REVERSIONARY PENSIONS VERSUS NON-REVERSIONARY PENSIONS When a member of a superfund commences a pension they can nominate a reversionary pensioner if they want to. So what is a reversionary pension? Click here to find out.   DIRECTOR PENALTIES – COULD YOU BE LIABLE? Did you know that a … Read More

January 2016 Newsletter

        Current as of January 2016 [vc_row][vc_column width=”2/3″] TIME TO REVIEW YOUR BUSINESS STRUCTURE For small businesses, there’s never been a better time to review the effectiveness of your business structure. In the last Federal Budget, the government announced new measures to allow small businesses to change their legal structure without incurring a capital gains tax liability. … Read More