Financially fit

Is your business financially fit?

Guide to travel related work expenses

Travelling for work can be expensive, whether it’s visiting customers in your home town or attending a conference overseas, so it’s important to claim everything you are entitled to in your tax return, keeping in mind that the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is paying increasing attention to claims in this area. Read more

Single Touch Payroll

The STP reporting clock is ticking: Are you ready?

If you’re a small employer with 19 or fewer staff, the countdown to your first Single Touch Payroll (STP) report has already begun. Read more

Bendigo

Claiming vehicle expenses as a small business

It can be hard to navigate the rules around vehicle deductions if you’re a small business owner. Whether you use an accountant or lodge your own tax return, this information will help you when claiming deductions for motor vehicle expenses for your business. Read more

ATO approved logbook apps

If you use your own car for performing work related duties (including a car you lease or hire), you may be able to claim a deduction on your tax return for vehicle expenses.

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2019-2020 Federal Budget – Highlights

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. Read more

Power imbalance between car dealers and manufacturers in review

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. Read more

Client Update – February 2019

Happy New Year to all our valued clients and friends! We wish you and your families a happy and prosperous 2019. Read more

Business calculator claiming

Attention employers: tax changes for company cars

Given the significant changes to how the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is now assessing travel in utes, Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) may now be applicable where it previously wasn’t. Read more

tax and your website

Tax and your website: what can you claim?

When running a website it can be difficult to determine what you can claim upfront as a tax deduction and what you need to depreciate over time. It’s important to understand the tax implications if you are planning to launch a new website or refreshing an existing one.
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