Newsletter – March 2021

Government agencies sometimes use ABN registration to contact businesses for emergency help or even grants of support, so it’s important to keep your business’s ABN details current. And the perennial problem of dealing with cash flow gets some advisory help from the...

Newsletter – February 2021

One of the economy-boosting measures initiated to help in a post-COVID recovery is the JobMaker scheme. We run over what you need to know. And especially for this time of year, we look at tax and dealing with natural disasters.  Getting a valuation is sometimes...

Newsletter – December 2020

The loss carry back measure introduced in the 2020 Federal Budget can be a very helpful COVID-recovery option. We run over the details. But if the COVID wash-up means you need to call time-out on your business, there are some important facts to know here as well. We...

Newsletter – November 2020

Introduced with the Federal Budget, the “full expensing” 100% write-off of eligible business assets is a welcome measure that many business owners may want to take advantage of. Also, with the extension to the JobKeeper scheme, a set of alternative decline in turnover...

Newsletter – October 2020

The JobKeeper scheme has been extended, and there are some important changes that participants will need to know. In good news, the treatment of JobKeeper income has been clarified. We also look at two further data matching programs that have been launched, smooth...

Newsletter – June 2020

Despite the current COVID-19 constraints, completing your tax return remains a task we can help achieve to your best advantage. We look at some tax tips for the current tax lodgement period. There is also some good news on the instant asset write-off, and a timely...

Newsletter – June 2020

The COVID-19 period in everyone’s life continues, and as time goes by more issues keep arising regarding certain tax matters. One such issue, which the ATO has realised may be a concern, is the changed rental property m arket, and the deductions for expenses that are...

Newsletter – May 2020

The dominating factor in all our lives at the moment is of course COVID-19. We look at issues that may change the normal deductions taxpayers can make for working from home, plus examine details of the new JobKeeper scheme that both employers and employees will need...

Newsletter – April 2020

The overwhelming issue of the day is of course the coronavirus. The government’s stimulus package launched in response to the crisis is welcome. We spell out what this means for different taxpayers, and how the measures will work. Also in this issue we examine...

Newsletter – March 2020

If you own certain high-end assets, it may be prudent to make sure your tax affairs are in order. The ATO has asked dozens of insurance companies for policy details over certain asset values to check up on these taxpayers’ tax obligations. We also look at the...