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  • 3rd Apr 2019 Individuals

    Budget 2019 - A different budget

    This year’s Budget had a totally different feel to a normal Budget. It is the longest Budget speech that I can recall (almost 40 minutes compared to the normal 30 minutes). I don’t recall applause...
  • 26th Mar 2019 Individuals

    Understanding the ALP's proposed tax changes

    Labor has announced it will introduce a number of significant tax changes should they be elected and we think it is important that people are able to understand the proposed changes.
  • 30th Jan 2019 Business

    Single Touch Payroll Alert

    From 1 July this year, all employers must comply with the STP provisions. Even small employers!
  • 18th Dec 2018 Not-For-Profits

    IJM - Charity in Focus

    Our Charity inFocus for the second half of 2018 is IJM Australia. As well as other events being held over the six months, a ping pong-a-thon event was hosted at our office to support IJM and the...
  • 17th Dec 2018 Individuals

    ATO phone scam warning

    The ATO has released several alerts regarding phone scammers who impersonate ATO officials to defraud their victims of thousands of dollars.
  • 14th Dec 2018 Individuals

    Some headlines that caught my eye

    I looked at these headlines and was struck by the common thread that runs through these which relates to the way in which we view money.
  • 12th Dec 2018 Individuals

    Take time to review your financial position

    Taking a break over Christmas can be the perfect time to review your financial position. Making even small changes can be huge for your future.
  • 11th Dec 2018 Individuals

    SMSF Good News Story! Really!

    */ In our last newsletter there was an article called ‘How does your SMSF compare?’ which included the Class Super June 2018 Benchmark Report. This report provided some interesting comparative data...
  • 10th Dec 2018 Individuals

    Clearing out your documents for the New Year

    As we start bringing 2018 to a close, now is the perfect time to sort through all those documents that you still have lying around organise them by what can be thrown away and what you need to keep.
  • 7th Dec 2018 Business

    Could your business survive without you?

    For your business to be of enduring value, it cannot be dependent on any one individual, including you.
  • 17th Nov 2018 Business

    Start 2019 with increased productivity

    If time management is not your forte, here are three productivity tips you and your team can adopt to help improve your overall business performance as you start 2019.
  • 8th Oct 2018 Business

    Business tax cuts become reality

    The much discussed and negotiated tax cuts for small to medium businesses have now been passed into law.
  • 4th Oct 2018 Business

    Single Touch Payroll update

    Between the ATO and software suppliers, we are still in a stage of transition. Here are some observations we have made.
  • 1st Oct 2018 Business

    Corporate culture - Critical for successful businesses

    The conversation over corporate culture is increasing and businesses who are interested in long-term success are doing more to build good corporate culture.
  • 11th Sep 2018 Individuals

    Is Super still super?

    The Banking Royal Commission has given a lot of negative impressions. Should you still save for your retirement?
  • 2nd Sep 2018 Individuals

    How does your SMSF compare?

    We frequently get asked "How does my SMSF compare to others". A recent report shows how funds compare.
  • 15th Aug 2018 Business

    A practical guideline for private use of business vehicles

    An ATO guideline is aimed at reducing burdensome compliance for employers with company vehicles.
  • 15th Aug 2018 Business

    Changes to Victorian long service leave

    Recent changes to the Long Service Leave (LSL) Act in Victoria will come into effect on 1 November 2018
  • 7th Aug 2018 Not-For-Profits

    NFP update

    Cutting red tape for Incorporated Associations and some other updates for NFPs
  • 30th May 2018 Business

    Catching up on compulsory employee super

    Employers who have fallen behind with their compulsory SG payments can now take advantage of a 12 months amnesty.


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