Our 2021 Advent Calendar.

Come back each day and click on the next date for another inspirational quote or poem from some of the greatest writers and poets. (Please click on the image to open the Advent Calendar and then click on a date)
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Why more Millennials are turning to SMSFs

The growth trajectory of more Millennial SMSFs is set to continue in the years to come, according to the chief executive of Smarter SMSF. Speaking on the latest episode of The SMSF Show, co-host Aaron Dunn shared some reasons as to why the Mille...
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Making the festive season less taxing

As we fly into our second pandemic-impacted festive season, many employers are now, more than ever, looking to bring a little bit of cheer to their employees. But the evil Grinch that is taxation can spoil the party for employers that are not aw...
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ATO flags focus areas for combating $33.5bn ‘tax gap’

The ATO says it will be focusing on accessing new third-party data, automating audit processes, increasing its access to high-quality data and preventative strategies in order to drive down the overall tax gap. ATO second commissioner Jeremy Hir...
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Asian Economies (1960 – 2020)

While there is a very rapid escalation with watching and monitoring the economies of Asia, especially China, it is always interesting to look back over time, in this case 60 years, to see how they have evolved. Doing so adds great perspective.  ...
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Main residence exemption myths and misconceptions

The surge in the residential property market continues to attract buyers and sellers, many involving the family home. This article considers the common myths and misconceptions when it comes to being eligible for the main residence exemption. Wh...
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Company directors must register – all you need to know

  A director identification number (director ID) is a unique identifier you will keep forever. It will help to prevent the use of false or fraudulent director identities.     About director ID Registrations begin form November 202...
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Hardship priority processing of tax refunds

If your business is experiencing financial difficulties from the many lockdowns, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) may be able to help by processing the tax return faster, if you are due a refund.  Priority processing of a business tax return...
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