Coronavirus COVID-19: Support for your business

The Coronavirus outbreak: COVID-19, is wreaking havoc across the nation, leaving business owners around Australia counting costs. Fortunately, the government have put measures in place to support our economy and assist business owners with their cash flow during this difficult time. Cash flow boost for employers Businesses with an aggregated annual turnover under $50 million, … Continued

New Rules on Instant Asset Write Off

Are you a business owner that purchases assets primarily for business use? Are you aware of the increased amount of claiming an instant asset write off for newly purchased assets, for the 2019 income year, be it brand new or second hand? Using the instant asset write-off, you can claim a deduction for each asset … Continued

Have you planned for 2020?

Most of us are concerned when it comes to closing off our 2019 accounts, and unfortunately, many small businesses forget to pause to plan for the year ahead. What we want you to do is ask yourself: Have I written it down to share with my staff, so I am not struggling to remember? Did … Continued

10 Indicators You Have Outgrown Your Business

Often when starting out in a business, the simplest and cheapest structure to use is either an individual (i.e. sole trader) or partnership. The cost to setup these structures are low, and with the expectation of low revenue in the initial years, it can also be the most tax effective. For a little more money, … Continued

Choosing Between a Mortgage Broker and a Bank

Banks are everywhere.. Why not go straight to a bank? Of course, you can go to a bank, but this can be more difficult than it sounds. Australia is indeed the lucky country.  We are blessed for choice when it comes to the amount of competition that exists across the mortgage market.  With so many … Continued

Fringe Benefits Tax – Christmas Parties

One thing that some businesses forget to consider is, if they will need to pay Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT). Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) is a tax payable by employers for benefits paid to an employee (or an employee’s associate e.g. a family member) in place of salary or wages. Here are some tips and tax … Continued

NSW Payroll Tax Rebate – Jobs Action Plan

Is your business currently looking for new hires? Did you know that there is an NSW government initiative designed to encourage NSW businesses to hire employees & grow?  So if you’re planning to hire a new employee, you might want to check out this article so your business won’t be missing out on up to … Continued