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Business Matters – February 2013

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Feb 2013

Business Matters – February 2013

We have included a few interesting articles which you may find useful in helping your business improve and succeed. The articles include: The year ahead ATO debt collection options Protecting business assets Small business tax concessions Obtaining a sales edge in 2013


Fraudulent ATO Contact

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Aug 2012

Fraudulent ATO Contact

Ever wonder why the ATO constantly warn of fraudulent ATO contact (aka ‘scams’)? People must fall for them all the time as the scammer often appears to be professional and may even provide reference numbers for the calls/emails to keep up appearances. If you receive suspicious contact from the ATO by emails, phone calls or letters then you should contact your tax agent to verify...

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Profit Improver – July 2012

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Jul 2012

Profit Improver – July 2012

Please click on any of the following links to view the newsletter: Generation X Effective email management Online corporate identity fraud Keeping the ‘ball rolling’


Business Matters – Quarter 2, 2012

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Jun 2012

Business Matters – Quarter 2, 2012

Please click on any of the following links to view the newsletter: The rise of online competition PPSR – benefits and consequences How to create a positive work environment PAYG and Superannuation crack down Statute of limitations and Division 7A Book Review


Profit Improver Newsletter – Autumn 2012

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Apr 2012

Profit Improver Newsletter – Autumn 2012

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...

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ATO Crack downs

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Mar 2012

ATO Crack downs

The ATO is under pressure to recover lost ground after relaxing its position during the global financial crisis. One of the areas it intends to improve revenue is by targeting contractors. The ATO has warned that it plans to use information from labour hire firms and increased auditing in attempt to improve compliance for contactors through the 2012-13 financial year. During 2012, the ATO will...

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Beware the price shopper!

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Feb 2012

Beware the price shopper!

Most businesses work on the basis that they are supposed to sell on value and not price. What happens when a business is faced with the prospect of a price only buyer (purely focused on the cost of a product or service)? First, make sure they really are in fact a price only buyer. In most cases, salespeople are too quick to place a ‘price-only...

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Transition to Personal Property Securities Register

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Jan 2012

Transition to Personal Property Securities Register

On 30 January 2012, a new national scheme governing all types of security interests over personal property will start. To facilitate the transition from Queensland’s Register of Encumbered Vehicles (REVS), Bills of Sale Register and Register of Cooperative Charges to the new national Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR), Queensland’s registers will close at 5pm AEST on Friday, 27 January 2012. Paper applications will close at...

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Quarterly Business Newsletter – November 2011

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Oct 2011

Quarterly Business Newsletter – November 2011

Welcome to the last quarterly newsletter for 2011. With only a little over 7 weeks to go till Christmas you no doubt will need to consider Christmas party bookings before all the venues are booked out! If you are planning a party then please contact us before the costs are finalised as the party may be deemed to be a fringe benefit resulting in extra...

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