June 24 2015
Why investing in technology can benefit a small business
As 30 June looms once again, the more than 2 million small businesses across Australia are going through multiple receipts reviewing what can and can’t be claimed to lower their impending tax bill.
June 17 2015
Time to prioritise and get ready for EOFY
The recent budget has given small businesses a lot to think about, and it’s no wonder some are struggling to prioritise what needs to be done in the next couple of weeks.
June 15 2015
Top high-income couples expected to earn $5 million from super tax breaks
The top 1 per cent of Australia’s high incomes couples set for retirement in 2055 will be receiving over $5 million in government assistance, according to estimates revealed by Industry Super Australia (ISA).
June 10 2015
ATO extends SuperStream compliance date for medium and large businesses
Medium and large-sized businesses now have more time to ensure they are SuperStream compliant after the ATO extended the June 30 due date.
May 25 2015
EOFY tax planning for shareholders
With the End Of The Financial Year on the not so distant horizon, it’s a good time to organise your financial affairs and assess whether your investments are structured to give yourself the best tax advantage.
May 20 2015
Budget 2015: The Winners and Losers
There were certainly plenty of announcements for small businesses across Australia to think about in this budget. Let’s take a walk through the major announcements…
May 14 2015
Small business owners: The Budget measures you need to remember
As a small business owner, you need to be clear what this means, where you can save money and what new legislation you are able to take advantage of. Here’s what you should note…
May 13 2015
Are you prepared for EOFY? What every business owner needs to be aware of
If this time of year fills you with regret and disappointment, don’t despair. There is still time left to get to work on finishing this year off as well as we can. Set out to make it a Personal Best.
April 20 2015
How to startup a business partnership in Australia
After going over endless details of starting your own business, you’re finally ready to make your dreams a reality, but you don’t want to go at it alone. Like any other form of business, a partnership business has many pros and cons.
April 17 2015
Poor bookkeeping horror story: a bean counter’s tale
If you think that bookkeeping and accounting fees are high, consider this horror story, which could be the one tale that gets business owners thinking about their own business.
April 10 2015
What to do when a cash crunch is coming
A business with good systems in place will know when a cash crunch is coming and will be ready for it. Unfortunately, most SMEs are not as well organised and, when a problem occurs, it tends to hit them right between the eyes.
March 6 2015
ATO cracking down on financial crime
The ATO has today announced the extension of information sharing powers for Phoenix and Trust Taskforces, aiming to tackle Australia’s phoenix businesses and misused trust structures.
February 24 2015
GST rules cost SMEs $13.7 billion a year
New research reveals the average SME spends over two full working weeks (84.1 hours) every year in gathering tax on behalf of the Australian Government.
February 18 2015
GST reform: New report calls for debate
Tax cuts, higher household incomes and a boost to Australia’s economy will all be the result of a reform to the GST, according to a new report released by CPA Australia.
February 13 2015
Government to await white paper before enacting tax reform
According to the Inspector-General of Taxation (IGT) Ali Norooz, there are a number of changes the government could make to the landscape of taxation…