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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


November 2015
November 2015 Newsletter – Double Edition!

This month we are sending a double newsletter! We had too much information for one newsletter so enjoy both a Business Matters and a Profit Improver newsletter. Newsletter Profit Improver: This newsletter includes the following interesting articles: The pros and cons of an agile workplace A guide to warnings in the workplace Office habits to avoid Referral programs Terminating an employee Twitter following What is


September 2015
September 2015 Newsletter

Apologies for the gap since our last newsletter. We kicked a number of goals this financial year and are having a ball so time has flown by! Intercostal and Cashflow A few weeks ago I strained an intercostal muscle, these are the muscles running between the ribs and assist with breathing. I have a whole new appreciation for this muscle group as nearly every activity


July 2015
Happy New Year!

Happy new year, we hope that your year ended 30 June 2016 is a great one! The year ended 30 June 2015 was a great one for us which included a number of challenges but was also very rewarding. The year ended 30 June 2016 is already shaping up to be an exciting year and we look forward to working with you. What do you



July 2015

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