As we farewell another Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year we often hear questions around private use of vehicles and whether larger ‘utes’ are exempt from FBT, such as Chevrolet Silverados, Dodge Rams, Ford F150s and the like.
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The Long Service Benefits Portability Act 2018 has been passed by Parliament and will come into operation by 1 July 2019.
On the global front, growing concerns about a slowdown in economic growth preoccupied financial markets in March. The US Federal Reserve now forecasts no rate rises in 2019 instead of the two it previously planned. US 10 year government bond yields fell below three month yields on the news. This ‘inverted’ yield curve is viewed by […]
The 2019-2020 Federal Budget (Budget) has been delivered with Treasurer Josh Frydenburg announcing a ‘back in the black’ Budget, supporting a stronger economy and secure future for Australia.
It can take many years and a lot of hard work to build a successful small business. When you finally decide it’s time to sell, tax is often the last thing on your mind. Yet it can have a big impact on how much of the sale price you get to keep –
With almost 4 million Australians making work-related car expense claims, the Australian Tax Office (ATO) has the practice in its headlights. Not only are they on the lookout for people wrongly claiming, but they are also armed with enhanced technology to check these claims.
Depreciation is a complex area, so unless you’re a specialist quantity surveyor or a qualified tax accountant, it can be hard to understand.
Automotive dealers are calling on the federal government to step in to address a power imbalance between large car manufacturers and independent auto retailers amid concern businesses are resorting to desperate measures to stay afloat.
AFS recently celebrated a large milestone in business.
Negative gearing is set to be a key issue in the upcoming federal election. If elected, Labor intends to reform the practice with the aim of improving housing affordability. The Coalition intends to leave negative gearing as is. But what is negative gearing, how does it work and what exactly are the changes Labor has […]