What’s new


31 October 2018

Being an active landlord

It's important for landlords to play an active part in the management of their investment property. Here are some tips from real estate agent Peter Wong

31 October 2018

Employees working from home

With more employees working from home than ever before, the ATO is focusing on home office claims in individual tax returns this year

27 September 2018

Stepping Out Board Members

Have you ever considered donating your time and expertise on a board for a charitable organisation? The Stepping Out Program is now looking for new board members.

26 July 2018

ATO Focus on Shares & Capital Gains

The year, the ATO will be focusing on taxpayers who have sold or transferred shares and the amounts reported as capital gains on their returns

26 July 2018

Simplifying the Process of Investing in Shares

Looking to invest in the share market & want a range of diversified investments in a more simplified manner? You may want to consider Exchange Traded Funds & Listed Investment Companies.

26 July 2018

Understanding the Low & Middle-Income Tax Offset

Confused about what the Low & Middle-Income Tax Offset (LAMITO) is and how this will affect your tax rate? Read more here

29 June 2018

Moving to Online Accounting

Due to the introduction of Single Touch Payroll and Standard Business Reporting it is now time to review whether you need to move to an online accounting program.

28 June 2018

Redraw Facilities vs Offset Accounts

Gokee Arora is a mortgage broker at iConnect Financial Alexandria. He has outlined some of the pros & cons of offset accounts & redraw facilities on home loans

14 June 2018

End of Financial Year Prep - Individuals

Be prepared for the End of the Financial Year and take advantage of tax deductions and super benefits on offer

14 June 2018

End of Financial Year Prep - Businesses & Employers

Be prepared for the End of Financial Year and take advantage of tax deductions and super benefits on offer

31 May 2018

Deductible Personal Super Contributions

Martin Reyment is a financial advisor at TMC Advisory with over 10 years experience in finance. He has some tips on personal super contributions and how these can benefit you

31 May 2018

Changes to Trading Names Register

From November 2018 all trading names must be registered with ASIC to continue to appear on ABN Lookup

31 May 2018

Budget 2018 Highlights

Here's a summary of the key items from the 2018 Budget that will affect individuals and businesses in the coming years

10 May 2018

Budget 2018 - Businesses

Small businesses will receive an extension to the $20,000 instant asset write-off, while the contractor payments reporting system will be extended to further industries over the next few years.

10 May 2018

Budget 2018 - Individuals

A new tax offset and changes to the tax brackets have been announced for the 2018-19 year, as well as tighter rules on super contribution deductions

30 April 2018

ATO Focus on Work-Related Expenses

The ATO is paying close attention this year to work-related expenses claimed on individuals tax returns

30 April 2018

Accelerated Depreciation Ending 30 June 2018

Unless next month's Budget allows for an extension of the accelerated depreciation scheme, the cut off date for eligible assets is 30 June 2018

28 March 2018

Changes to the Small Business Super Clearing House

As of 26th February, the way you access the SBSCH has changed. It's now only accessible via the ATO's online services.

26 February 2018

Medicare Levy, Surcharge & Private Health Care Rebate

A breakdown on these levies, surcharge & rebate that are all administered via the taxation system and are affected as your level of taxable income changes

26 February 2018

Stepping Out Program

The Stepping Out Program is a community organisation that was established to support the process of recovery for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse. The program seeks to empower survivors to achieve independance within their community through support, case management, counselling, group programs, information, advocacy and referral.

26 February 2018

Changes to the 457 Visa Program

The 457 Visa Program has recently been scaled back and renamed as the Temporary Skill Shortage Visa program. Some changes are already in place, with further alterations coming into effect from March 2018

25 January 2018

Focus on Motor Vehicle Claims

The ATO is cracking down on motor vehicle claims in tax returns. Make sure you meet the necessary requirements by keeping an up-to-date logbook, available to download from our Info Base

23 January 2018

Changes to rental property deductions

Changes have been made to the allowable deductions for rental properties. The changes take affect from the 1 July 2017 and relate to travel and depreciation claims.

13 October 2017

Lodgement Dates - BAS & IAS

See the full list of lodgement due dates for the 2017 - 2018 financial year for all activity statements, including monthly PAYG withholding payments. Please note the different dates between those clients who lodge their own activity statements, and those who lodge through us.

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