Newsletters


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?

22

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!

12

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.

16

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 – January 2014

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Jan 2014

Business Matters – January 2014

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


Christmas 2013 + extras!

18

Dec 2013

Christmas 2013 + extras!

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...

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Fraudulent ATO Contact

27

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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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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Quarterly Business Newsletter – July 2011

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Jul 2011

Quarterly Business Newsletter – July 2011

Please click on this link to view our quarterly business newsletter. Topics for the third quarter of 2011 include: Knowing the rights of your customers Do you have to pay the flood levy? The cost of illegal software Women in the workplace Carbon tax and your business What is your positioning strategy? Web watch Key dates for the quarter Oxfam 100km Trailwalker Feedback As mentioned in...

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