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November 2015 Newsletter – Double Edition!

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Nov 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...

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September 2015 Newsletter

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Sep 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...

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Happy New Year!

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Jul 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...

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Tax Planning & More

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May 2015

Tax Planning & More

How to avoid the 45% tax rate? Did you know that income remaining in a trust is taxed at 45%? It is imperative that any trust income is correctly allocated before 30 June 2015 to avoid horrible tax outcomes. To achieve the best outcome you should: understand your tax position for the year ended 30 June 2015 prepare an effective tax plan for the remainder of this...

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Newsflash: GST rate reduced to 0%

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Apr 2015

Newsflash: GST rate reduced to 0%

My apologies for the April fools newsletter title, poor accounting humour! There is however talk of tax reform which may see an increase in the rate of GST. Whether the political parties have the will to undertake a sincere review and make tough decisions remains to be seen. Based on the last few years I suspect that there will be much discussion and little action....

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End of year is next week. Really?

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Mar 2015

End of year is next week. Really?

Do you know when the calendar year ends or when the financial year ends? Spare a thought for the poor Fringe Benefits Year End (next week – 31 March) which receives little fanfare although it affects many of us. Do you: Salary package. Work for a community organisation or large institution such as a public hospital. Use a car that is not held in your...

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5 Business Warning Signs

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Mar 2015

5 Business Warning Signs

In addition to our interesting as ever newsletter, I will touch on something we feel is important. Warning Signs We see a number of business owners and managers who are far too busy in their business, not seeing the larger picture of where the business is headed. These businesses often have no long term strategic goal and just amble along. The business owners are stressed...

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Start 2015 well!

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Jan 2015

Start 2015 well!

Welcome to 2015. We trust that you had a good Christmas and New Years although this may be fading into a distant memory as you clean out your inbox.  31 December 2015 Just imagine that the year has magically flown by and you are at the New Year celebrations at 31 December 2015 already. The music is going and you are chatting with your friends....

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Not a Christmas Newsletter… yet.

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Dec 2014

Not a Christmas Newsletter… yet.

If you are like us, your inbox is full of Christmas emails and messages so I promise that this is not another Christmas email! We still have a few productive days left this year so I encourage you to keep running until you reach the finish line before enjoying a well deserved rest. Planning If you have nothing left to do before the end of...

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Business Matters – October 2014

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Oct 2014

Business Matters – October 2014

Welcome to the start of a new week. I hope that you are refreshed after a weekend of fantastic weather (in South East Queensland). Christmas Parties The year is racing away and it is less than 2 months to Christmas. If you are holding an end of year function then you may be booking the function in the near future. Please note that there are...

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