Employee recognition

Rewarding employees on top of their usual salary to show your appreciation for a job well done is a great way to keep them engaged in their role. From a taxation perspective it is important that you keep track of the benefits you provide to ensure yo...
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Looking for staff – Trial before you hire!

Youth Jobs PaTH (Prepare-Trial-Hire) is a new Australian Government program that makes it easier for you to find and recruit the right young person for your business. As part of Youth Jobs PaTH, you can host a young person aged 17–24 in an interns...
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Do you want to give your children the education they deserve?

It’s never too early or too late to start saving for your children’s education. The rising cost of secondary schooling and university fees has made planning for this time in your children’s lives essential. Education costs involve more than just scho...
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Benchmark your business

In our increasingly fast paced and competitive world it can be difficult to know if your business is performing well compared to others in your industry. The ATO has updated small business benchmarks from the 2014-2015 financial year so you can see a...
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Benefits of using a registered agent

96% of Australian small businesses rely on a tax or BAS agent to help manage their tax and super affairs. Using a registered agent provides you with: consumer protection through professional indemnity insurance extended tax and BAS lodgeme...
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Superannuation Reforms – 5 super changes

The countdown to super reform has begun, with new rules set to take effect on 1 July. If you haven’t thought about how your super might be impacted by the changes, now’s the time to get ready. Here are some of the more important changes you need to k...
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Transition to retirement

  A transition to retirement strategy may give you more flexibility and allow you to take advantage of tax concessions to help you achieve the lifestyle and super balance you want. Beginning the transition to retirement The years before y...
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How do you keep track of all your business receipts?

  Are you running your own business?  Find bookkeeping time consuming and overwhelming? Putting all of your business receipts in one drawer and then trying to organise them for the next BAS lodgement or tax year can be a nightmare. Want a bet...
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Work Related Expenses – Mobile Phones and Internet Costs

  As the end of the financial year rapidly approaches again, it’s an opportune time to look at our most common questions for individuals – namely claiming phone and internet costs. It’s difficult with all of the phone/internet bundles out ...
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