Fringe Benefits Tax Conference

In preparation for the end of the finge benefits tax (FBT) year, Erin attended the annual NTAA FBT conference in Melbourne to find out what’s new for FBT in 2015, namely: Read more

Personal Services Income (PSI)

On Monday we had tax specialist Tony Evans give a 3 hour presentation to our tax team on Personal Services Income (PSI) and the important decisions from tax case rulings in the last quarter. Read more

Self managed superannuation fund penalty regime

In a bid to improve the operational efficiency and integrity of the Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) sector, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has introduced a new penalty regime from 1 July 2014. Read more

Are your superannuation savings goals on track?

Superannuation should never be a ‘set and forget’ strategy.

The start of a new year is a good time to review your circumstances, and perhaps set some new goals to help boost retirement savings. Read more

Interest rate cuts

In summary:

  • Good for home owners – more money in your pocket.
  • Good for home buyers – interest rates are low and easier to enter the market
  • Good for retailers, especially with the recent reduction in fuel prices.
  • Good for investors, as it should push more cash into shares looking for better returns.

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10 New Year’s resolutions for small business owners

10 New Year’s resolutions for small business owners
The start of the year is a great time to take stock and plan for the year ahead. Reflect on areas that aren’t working as well as you hoped they would and work out how you can improve them in the new year: Read more