Aug 10, 2020 / News

Market Update Winter 2020

Following the surprise market recovery experienced in April and May, we have seen many indexes continue their early stages of bouncing back. Read more

Financial Planning

Aug 10, 2020 / News

Do falling markets signal a good time to open an SMSF?

Historically, self-managed super funds (SMSFs) have been seen as a direct way to take control of your retirement savings. By taking charge of your investment selection and asset allocation, there may be the perception that you could outperform your retail or other super fund by taking control over your choice of investments. Read more

Financial Planning

Aug 10, 2020 / News

Changes to minimum pension payments

As part of the Government’s commitment to Australians during COVID-19 crisis, it recently announced changes to the minimum pension payments for retirees. Read more

Financial Planning

Aug 10, 2020 / News

Super Guarantee Amnesty– The clock is ticking

The Federal Governments Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty was given royal assent on 6 March 2020 with a six-month timeframe. Hence, the Amnesty window is due to close on 7 September 2020 - it is just around the corner! Read more

Business Consulting / Superannuation

Aug 07, 2020 / News

JobKeeper 2.1 revamped

The economic impact from the situation in Victoria has prompted the government to revise the second phase of the JobKeeper program announced a couple of weeks ago. The revamp is estimated to add a further $15 billion to the cost of the program. Read more

Business Consulting / COVID-19

Aug 06, 2020 / News

Wine Industry Update

With the current changing business environment businesses are being forced to make decisions that change the way they operate. If you're in the wine industry, don't let these decisions risk your producer rebate entitlement. This short webinar reviews the eligibility criteria and highlights risks areas. Read more

Jul 27, 2020 / News

Not-for-Profit Newsletter - Edition 5

This edition of our Not-for-Profit Newsletter has a particular focus on the impacts on the current COVID-19 pandemic and includes details of the resultant amendments to the lease accounting standard, considerations for going concern assessments, the approach of regulatory bodies, and accounting for government support. Read more

Not for Profit

Jul 23, 2020 / News

2020 blues, Budget & beyond

The government today released its economic and fiscal update. Although it’s grim reading, we are faring better than most countries. Here’s a quick summary of some of the more recent news and measures that would be of interest to business owners. Read more

Business Consulting / Taxation

Jul 22, 2020 / News

JobKeeper 2.0 – Beyond the facts & figures: what you need to do

JobKeeper was necessarily designed and implemented in a very short time-frame, and so some waste had to be accepted in return for haste. Treasury has now had the opportunity to review the program. The government yesterday announced plans for a second phase of the JobKeeper program for business. However, the eligibility criteria will be tightened, and it will be more precisely targeted. Read more

Business Consulting / COVID-19 / Taxation

Jul 16, 2020 / News

Lower company tax rate, higher risk of double-taxation

It was a simpler time. Your business made a profit, paid 30% company tax. You then extracted the remaining 70% as a dividend when it suited, and you paid the balance of tax up to your personal rate. But now, things aren’t so simple. And, surprise-surprise, it could cost you more tax. Read more

Business Consulting / Taxation

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