August 2017
2017 – August

  Newsletter This newsletter includes the following interesting articles: Passing on the family business Internal communication Checklist for new employees ATO are reviewing FBT Changes to workplace laws Hiring the right team Qualities of successful business owners          

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Aug
2017
June 2017
2017 – June

  Newsletter This newsletter includes the following interesting articles: Making better business decisions Improving customer trust Brushing up on communication Overcoming critics Online marketing Nurturing productive employees Running a productive business meeting Difficult conversations at work          

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Jun
2017
May 2017
2017-18 Federal Budget

  After much anticipation the Australian Federal Budget for 2017-18 was delivered last night. As always the budget is highly political and much is open to change before it passes into legislation. You may have received many technical papers and lengthily articles regarding the budget so hopefully this email with a brief infographic can simplify the main items to be aware of. If you are

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May
2017
April 2017
2017 – Tax Planning, FBT and more!

  Tax planning The end of the financial year is fast approaching. Using your last 9 months of data we can estimate your tax position for the year ended 30 June 2017 allowing sufficient time to impliment tax planning strategies. Please contact our offices if you are interested in tax planning. Tax planning includes but is not limited to: Deferring assessable income Accelerating deductions Capital

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Apr
2017
November 2016
2016 – Year of the underdog

2016 – Year of the underdog Message from the director, Kevin Smith – 2016 is the year of the underdog: Cronulla won the 2016 NRL Grand Final The ‘leave camp’ won the Brexit referendum The Chicago Cubs won the World Series Donald Trump is President-elect Uber was legalised in Queensland to the dismay of the established taxi industry How these changes are viewed with the

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Nov
2016
August 2016
Professional Party Pooper

Professional Party Pooper Message from the director, Kevin Smith – I love my job. We have the privilege of working with some of the best people in their fields to ensure their hard work is rewarded and protected. It really is humbling when successful business people ask us for assistance and reaffirms that there is no shame in asking for a second opinion when you

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Aug
2016
May 2016
Tax Planning Tips

Tax Planning Newsletter With an early budget and election announced we will no doubt be swamped with various policy announcements and political promotions. In the background time is ticking away and 30 June 2016 is fast approaching. Have you updated, or even prepared, your tax plan for the year ended 30 June 2016? The good news is that there is still a little time to

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May
2016
April 2016
How long is your work week?

May Day – How long is your working day? On Monday we have a public holiday called Labour Day, also known as May Day. Labour Day is a holiday to celebrate the 8 hour working day. During the industrial revolution it was common to work 10 to 16 hours a day for 6 days a week so we have come a long way since then.

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Apr
2016
February 2016
End of Summer Newsletter

Where did Summer go? The sun sets earlier, leaves are starting to brown and depending on where you live it may be cooling down. Our Northern hemisphere subscribers can apply the reverse. Fortunately are able to sneak in an extra day of Summer this year due to the leap year. To celebrate the leap year we will sneak in a final Summer newsletter. Leap year

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Feb
2016
December 2015
Christmas 2015

2015, the year that was… I recall signing off after a great year in 2014 and looking forward to 2015 but did not expect 2015 to be such a fantastic year! Being a ‘plumber with a leaky tap’ is such a cliché but unfortunately very true. We made a point of putting time aside each week to work on our business and are enjoying the

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Dec
2015

December 2015

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