Feb 12, 2021 / News

We don’t live in a high-taxing country. It just feels like we do

Many of us think of ourselves as living in a high-taxing country. However, the reality is that we don’t. With a total tax-take across all three tiers of government of about 31 per cent of GDP, we’re actually around the middle. (A bit below, in fact.) You might struggle to believe that. The reason perhaps is that it doesn’t feel like we live in a lower-than-average taxing country. Now, that’s a mystery worth solving. Read more


Feb 09, 2021 / News

Property Update: Holiday Rentals and Vacant Land Changes

COVID-19 has seen more people enjoy holidays locally, this means rental holiday homes are also being used for personal use more than ever. Due to recent changes in tax legislation, they may no longer be 100% tax-deductible. Read more

Property and Construction / Taxation

Feb 02, 2021 / News

SA Land Tax Update 2021

If you haven’t already received your 2020/21 SA land tax assessments, a second round has just been dispatched by Revenue SA. Read more

Land Tax / Taxation

Feb 01, 2021 / News

Trap for the unadvised denies a deduction for interest

A recent case serves as a reminder that poorly structured investments can cause unnecessary tax grief. It’s unnecessary because avoiding the grief is relatively straightforward. The case reflects a common scenario such as this: Read more


Dec 21, 2020 / News

NEMTV: What business owners should consider over Christmas

Watch Rob Prime discuss the key considerations when business planning. Read more

Business Consulting / Healhcare / Taxation

Dec 09, 2020 / News

2021 tax planning – use it or lose it

You hear about tax planning all the time from the likes of us, but for those small-to-medium business owners who underinvest in it, 2021 is the year to take heed. Much has been going on that will impact the amount of money in your pocket, and you can either let the 2020/21 tax cards fall however they will, or exercise some control over the hand you’re dealt. Read more

Business Consulting / Taxation

Nov 27, 2020 / News

FBT and Christmas parties

With the end of the year fast approaching, many businesses will already be planning Christmas parties for staff and clients, and may be even organising online gifts for employees. Therefore, employers should be aware of the tax consequences of hosting Christmas parties for their staff, whether virtual or in-person. Read more

Business Consulting / Taxation

Nov 19, 2020 / News

Greetings from the Ghost of Budget Past

The 2020 Federal Budget has been delivered, and we’re currently in a whirlwind of activity, getting our heads around a series of ambitious and, dare I say, exciting announcements for reform to our tax system. Read more


Nov 19, 2020 / News

Taxation of Cryptocurrencies

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has issued a few tax rulings in relation to the tax treatment of cryptocurrencies. Read more


Nov 11, 2020 / News

State Budget 2020-21 Update

The SA State Budget 2020-21 was delivered yesterday on 10 November 2020, and included proposed taxation relief to assist businesses. Read more

Business Consulting / Taxation

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