Financially fit

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Claiming depreciation Bendigo

What can you claim when renovating?

More and more Australian investors are choosing to renovate their investment properties before leasing them out. However, investors who live in the property while renovating risk missing out on thousands of dollars in property depreciation deductions. Read more

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

Tax time tips for property investors

 

Tax time is here! We have five tips to ensure you maximise the deductions for your investment property. 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

Proposed changes for negative gearing and Capital Gains Tax

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 proposed? Read more