News and Tax Essentials

Claiming car expenses in 2019

Subscribe to our Newsletter Written by Peter Carter • Senior AccountantPublished on 24 Apr 20182019 Update: This blog has been reviewed and updated to contain information relevant to claiming car expenses in...

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How to lodge your BAS

Lodge your BAS If you are a new business, and you haven't lodged your first BAS you may be wondering if you are able to lodge your BAS online. Short answer, yes. In order to lodge your BAS online, you can: Engage a tax or BAS agent and have them lodge on...

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Understanding Capital Gains Tax

Subscribe to our Newsletter Written by Pauline Campbell • Senior AccountantPublished on 21 Jun 2017If you are reading this, it’s probably because you may not be fully understanding capital gains tax. Not to...

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How to: Deliver Great Customer Service

Subscribe to our Newsletter Written by Bryn Robinson • Director Published on 14 Jun 2017 No matter what industry you operate in, it is important to have great customer service. This is the service you provide to...

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Hobby or Business: Online Selling

Subscribe to our Newsletter Written by Ken Bond • Consultant Published on 31 May 2017 More and more people are turning to the internet to sell. Whether it be jeans you’ve only worn once, or creative works you put...

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7 ways you can grow your business

Subscribe to our Newsletter Written by Rick Fitzpatrick • Director and Founder Published on 18 May 2017 If you are looking to grow your business, you are going to have to commit a portion of one of your most...

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Is your home exempt from Capital Gains Tax?

If you have multiple residences, you can generally only claim full capital gains tax (CGT) exemption from the dwelling that you identify as your Main Residence. How do I know what my main residence is? Below is a list of details that may help you ascertain which...

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7 Reasons why most startups will fail in 2017

When you start a new business you are full of excitement and only positive thoughts. The last thing you want to focus on is failure. However if you address the most common reasons for failure up front you will be much less likely to fall victim to them yourself. Here...

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Tips to simplify your bookkeeping

Bookkeeping is time consuming, and you'd rather spend that time working in your business to generate income. What can you do to simplify your bookkeeping? So what can you do to simplify this process? Simplify your bookkeeping with appropriate bookkeeping software....

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Cloud Accounting – What’s all the hype?

Do you want to save time and money and spend more time growing your business? Of course you do. Let me tell you more. Cloud Accounting, otherwise known as Online Accounting is here and its great. This allows you to do your Bookkeeping on the go. Anywhere, anytime. The...

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Why your website isn’t helping and how to fix it.

You've just finished building your website for your business, you've paid top dollar to a web designer to have it made just how you envisioned, and it's looking sharp. How could anyone NOT want to work with you or buy your products? Well, let's say a month from now...

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Exempt income not subject to tax?

In Australia, there is certain income that is not subject to tax. It may be possible that you possess income that is not subject to tax. This means that it will not be included as part of your assessable income, however, it may be used to in other calculations for...

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Getting access to your Superannuation

At some point you may find yourself thinking, "How much money do I need to retire? Can I work part-time and access super before 65?" Retirement preparation is more than having a super lump sum saved Many Australians are growing their super balances but are still...

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