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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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Beware the price shopper!

08

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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Solar may not be as cool as you think…

30

Sep 2011

Solar may not be as cool as you think…

Occasionally clients and friends present documents prepared by Solar Panel sales staff showing how solar panels can lead to extraordinary savings such that my clients or friends will make a net profit from solar after a very short period of time. The Net Present Value calculations are often based on 1 or 2 years of data then extrapolated after making many generous assumptions. In addition to the mathematical concerns I...

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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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Quarterly Business Newsletter (2011 Quarter 2)

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Jun 2011

Quarterly Business Newsletter (2011 Quarter 2)

Please click on this link to view our quarterly business newsletter. Topics for the second quarter of 2011 include: Understanding employment contracts Changes to unfair dismissal laws Innovate with experiential marketing Cloud computing and your business Paid parental leave Tips for quality leadership Web watch Key dates for the quarter


Quarterly Business Newsletter (2011 Quarter 1)

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Feb 2011

Quarterly Business Newsletter (2011 Quarter 1)

Please click on this link to view our quarterly business newsletter.   Topics for the first quarter of 2011 include: Starting 2011 on a positive note Learning new business strategies Business, marketing and social media Watch out for sham contracting Time to update your business systems ATO extends business relief Book review: The one page business plan Key dates for the quarter


Helping you to start a small business: New Enterprise Incentive Scheme

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Sep 2010

Helping you to start a small business: New Enterprise Incentive Scheme

Helping you to start a small business: New Enterprise Incentive Scheme Eligible job seekers who are interested in starting and running a small business can access assistance through the New Enterprise Incentive Scheme (NEIS).NEIS provides accredited small business training, business advice and mentoring for eligible job seekers, as well as ongoing income support for up to 52 weeks. Your NEIS provider will help you decide whether...

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