financial habits to leave in 2023

FINANCIAL HABITS BUSINESS OWNERS SHOULD LEAVE IN 2023

As we usher in a new year, business owners find themselves at a crucial juncture to evaluate their financial habits and make strategic shifts to ensure sustained success. Old habits are hard to break and unlearning certain methods or processes can be difficult. You may have gotten used to doing things a certain way, had … Continued

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NAVIGATING GIFT GIVING AND CELEBRATIONS IN BUSINESS

The holiday season is a time for joy, celebration, and giving, and many companies express their gratitude to employees through festive parties and thoughtful gifts. However, amidst the festive cheer, it’s crucial for businesses to be aware of the tax implications associated with these gestures. Understanding the tax rules can help businesses spread the holiday … Continued

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NEW AGENT NOMINATION PROCESS FOR ATO

If you are running a business and employ an accountant to handle your finances then the ATO has created a new requirement that will keep your private information, private. The new method will help to ensure that only your authorized tax agent, BAS agent or payroll service provide can access your accounts. And with cyber … Continued

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SMALL BUSINESS ENERGY INCENTIVE

SMALL BUSINESS ENERGY INCENTIVE If you want to become more energy conscious within your business operations the good news is that now you can get a bonus tax deduction from doing so. The Australian Government announced it will provide businesses that have an annual turnover of less than $50 million with an additional 20% deduction … Continued

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Contractor vs Employee

Are you choosing the right one for your business? If your business is expanding and you’re about to take on either workers or staff, its important to understand the difference between hiring an employee or a contractor. Most businesses aren’t aware that there are distinctions between these two classifications and failing to adhere to specific … Continued

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Changes to the new financial year

Businesses and accounting firms are celebrating the end of one financial year and the beginning of a new one. A new start also brings about some changes which will affect homeowners, renters, electricity price hikes, aged care reform and more.  Family Payments Parental Leave Pay and Dad and Partner Pay have combined into one payment … Continued

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Changes to superannuation tax breaks for 2023

You have probably heard the recent Labour announcement earlier this week of significant changes to super that may impact you. On 28th February 2023, the government announced that from 1st July 2025 a 30% concessional tax rate will be applied to future earnings for superannuation balances above $3 million. As of yet, this cap has … Continued

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Depreciation benefits in new vs established investment properties

Both new and established investment properties attract depreciation deductions for their owners, however, there are differences in what owners are eligible to claim. Here, BMT Tax Depreciation outlines the differences in depreciation eligibility between new and established investment properties. Depreciation overview Depreciation is the natural wear and tear of a property and the assets within … Continued

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The stronger the goals, the stronger your business

Last week we hosted a workshop, From Direction to Decision, that assisted business owners to really work on the goals that specifically matter to their business. Too often, small business owners become entrenched in the running of the every day and when it’s time to make those important decisions that influence the future of their … Continued