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AFS Tax update

Tax Update – March 2016

Small businesses restructure tax relief Small businesses are important to the Australian economy, as they facilitate growth and innovation. As a small business develops over time, however, it’s initial legal structure may no longer be suitable for the business.

Client Update – February 2016

  Eliza’s Heroes Our cover story this issue tells the story of young Eliza and how Righteous Pups will change her life for the better. Eliza’s Heroes are a group of community-minded people who have trained for months to take on the Bendigo Braves at 2pm on Saturday 19 March 2016 at the Bendigo Stadium.

AFS Tax update

Tax Update – February 2016

Single Touch Payroll pilot and tax offset proposed The Government is looking to cut red tape for employers by simplifying tax and superannuation reporting obligations through its initiative called Single Touch Payroll (STP).

Company Secretarial Duties

Every registered public company in Australia is required to have at least one company secretary, one of which must ordinarily reside in Australia (s204A). Only an individual who is at least 18 years old may be a company secretary (s204B(1)) and a person who is disqualified from managing a corporation may only be appointed as […]

Client Update – December 2015

Making a difference in the long run The cover story features our recent Corporate Cup win with 125 entrants in the 2015 Bendigo Bank fun run. We’re proud to part of this fantastic event, supporting rehabilitation services at Bendigo Health this year. 2016 Small Business Support We are also preparing for a series of small […]

Company Director reforms

The announcement this week about reforms to Australia’s insolvency laws is a major win for the economy and directors; the proposals announced are a positive first step in achieving a much needed overhaul of Australia’s outdated director liability framework.