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...
On the 2nd of October 2014, Kevin Smith is presenting at a Green Dot Financial function “Financial and Physical Health Check”. Come along to hear the latest in: Tax and business planning tips The cycle of learning Online and digital marketing strategies Health and Nutrition tips Innovative health insurance policies Click here to register When : Thursday the 2nd of October 2014, 16:30 – 18:00...
Thank you Firstly a big thank you to everyone that supported our 100km Oxfam trail team. The race day started off cold and wet but the rest of the day cleared nicely. Thanks to your support our team raised enough money to build flushing toilets in a Cambodian primary school. Below is a photo taken just before the 100km mark. I assure you that we...
Last Minute Tax Planning Tax planning isn’t limited to the last few weeks of the tax year. The best tax planning forms part of your business structuring and is incorporated into decisions throughout the year. Having said that we appreciate that most business owners are very busy so we have listed a few last minute tax planning ideas: What is new? There are two interesting...
Next week Kevin Smith is presenting at a Green Dot Financial function “Financial and Physical Health Check”. Come along to hear the latest in: Year end tax planning tips Using superannuation as a powerful wealth preservation tool Health and Nutrition tips Innovative health insurance policies When : Wednesday 11th June 2014, 12:30 – 2.00pm Where : Level 14, The Rocket, 203 Robina Town Centre...
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 2014 to avoid horrible tax outcomes. To achieve the best outcome you should: understand your tax position for the year ended 30 June 2014 prepare an effective tax plan for the remainder of this...
Tax planning The end of the financial year is fast approaching. 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 Gains Tax Debt & Equity implications Salary sacrificing Low income tax offsets Superannuation Non commercial losses Trust distribution calculations and resolutions Unpaid present entitlements Closely held trust measures Family...
Newsletter This newsletter includes the following interesting articles: Protecting personal information Be wary of GST clauses in contracts PPSA deadline looms Update on employment laws New Year’s resolutions for 2014 Planning for the Super Guarantee rate rise ATO reminder about RFB Record keeping for businesses Important tax dates
MySuper A reminder that from 1 January 2014, employers have an obligation to pay superannuation contributions into a default fund that offers a MySuper investment option unless the employee has exercised choice of fund. Please contact our office if you would like to discuss how this may effect your superannuation obligations. Asset Security Are you selling on terms, such as retention of title, or leasing...
We have included a few interesting articles to help your business improve and succeed. The articles include: What to consider when giving a holiday bonus Fair Work Amendment Act 2013 Tips on getting fuel tax credits New protocol to tackle late payments Keeping employee records Personal Property Securities Act 2009 Changes to Privacy Act 1988 Getting ready for MySuper