We issue regular Briefings to keep you abreast of changes in the financial landscape. A complete library of these bulletins can be found here.

Briefings - Edition #50 December 2018

13 December 2018

Christmas Closure; No Tax Deductions if you do not Meet your Tax Obligations; Contractor or Employee? Defining Workers in the Gig Economy; Tax on Shares: ATO Extends Data Matching Program.

Briefings - Edition #49 November 2018

02 November 2018

Accelerated Tax Rate Reduction for Small Business; The New Rules for Gift Cards –What You Need to Know; Travelling to and from Your Investment Property; Staff Changes; Office Closure.

Briefings - Edition #48 October 2018

04 October 2018

Working from Home: what Deductions can you Claim? What does the China/US Trade War Mean to Australia. Reminder on Cents per Kilometre Car Expenses Rate. New Immediate Deduction for Primary Producers. Confusion Reigns over Superannuation Transfer Balance Cap. Staff Changes.

Briefings - Edition #47 September 2018

07 September 2018

Transfer Balance Account Report (TBAR). 190,000 Taxpayers "Examined" in ATO Online Rental Blitz. Last Minute Changes to Company Tax and Franking Rate Passed by Parliament. Got a HELP Debt? The Impending Changes to Speed up your Repayments. New Domestic Violence Leave Entitlements come into Force. Tax "Safe Harbour" for Inherited Property. A Casual Fling or Something More Serious. ATO Takes its Share of Car Sharing.

Briefings - Edition #46 July-August 2018

01 August 2018

Company Tax change in Limbo. 1 July 2018 Personal Income Tax Cuts. New Minimum Pay Rates from 1 July 2018. When can You take Your Super. $10k Limit on Cash Payments to Business. $20k Accelerated Deductions for Small Business Extended Another Year. Will Australians Pay More for a Good Cause? Clothing Deductions Hung out to Dry. Are you Holding Back your Business. Staff Changes.

Briefings - Edition #45 June-July 2018

19 July 2018

One-Off Super Guarantee Amnesty What?s Changed from 1 July 2018? Who Gets a Tax Cut from 1 July?

Special Briefing - 2018 Tax Planning

19 June 2018

Planning Opportunities for Business Planning Opportunities for Individuals

Briefings - Edition #44 February-March 2018

19 March 2018

New data breach laws come into effect. Directors on 'hit list' for not paying employee super. What's changing in 2018? The ATO?s FBT Hot Spots. Power And Influence. GST on property developments. Will your business be audited?

Briefings - Edition #43 November-December 2017

21 December 2017

Taxing Bitcoin Cleaners and couriers latest black economy target New legislation restricts access to the reduced company tax rate How small subsidiaries are being caught by Australia’s new multinational tax crackdown ASIC penalties ‘the cost of doing business’ Santa’s Tax Crises Why ‘property flipping’ is the next ATO target Foreign property owners slapped with fee for vacant property The Uber Driver GST Surprise ACCC gets tough on credit card surcharge

Briefings - Edition #42 September October 2017

24 October 2017

ASIC Targets Growing Companies In Audit Crackdown Super Guarantee ? What Happens When You Get It Wrong Director's fees: What and How to Pay Them New Laws hold franchisors responsible for vulnerable workers Alert: What you need to tell the ATO about your SMSF Safe harbour for directors of struggling companies

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