April 2016

Client Alert: Notices of assessment and other ATO correspondence for clients with a myGov account

April 18th, 2016|Tax|

Client Alert: Notices of assessment and other ATO correspondence for clients with a myGov account If you have created a myGov account and linked to myTax, the ATO advises that you will receive your notice of assessment and other important ATO mail direct to your myGov Inbox. As your accountant and tax agent, we ensure [...]

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October 2015

SuperStream is Coming – You’d Better Get Ready

October 2nd, 2015|Superannuation|

SuperStream is Coming - You'd Better Get Ready October 31 is the deadline for all employers with 20 or more employees to implement the new SuperStream electronic payment method for all superannuation obligations. Employers with 19 or fewer employees have until June 30, 2016 before they need to do the same. Check out the video below by the [...]

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Free business planning tablet apps available on Android™ and iPad

October 2nd, 2015|Business Tips|

Free business planning tablet apps available on Android™ and iPad Australian business owners can develop business, marketing and emergency plans using a suite of free tablet apps developed by the team at business.gov.au. Following the success of the business planning iPad apps launched in September 2012, the free apps have been made available for Android™ [...]

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September 2015

Business Planning Video

September 25th, 2015|Business Tips|

Business Planning Video Watch the business planning video for a humorous, fictional take on how having a business plan (and a grandma) help Albert become a lemonade magnate. Having a detailed business plan is very important. It not only provides a roadmap for business success but is also essential to attract funding. Albert's business plan helped him to: learn [...]

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Marketing Plan Video

September 25th, 2015|Business Tips|

Marketing Plan Video Watch this video to find out how having a marketing plan and strategy helped Edwin become an ice-creamillionaire! A good marketing plan can help you reach your target audience, boost your customer base, and ultimately, increase your bottom line. It is often required when seeking funding for your business. Edwin's marketing plan [...]

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May 2015

Guide To Successful Business Borrowing

May 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Guide to successful business borrowing In this current economic climate, many small businesses have seen a change in their ability to borrow funds from their bank. With banks conducting careful research to determine a business’ risk factor it is more important than ever for businesses to maintain a good relationship with their bank in order [...]

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10 Essential Steps For Setting Up A Business

May 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

10 Essential Steps For Setting Up A Business We’re always on the lookout for useful information that helps our clients achieve their goals in business. The information below was recently published on www.business.gov.au and we thought it was a great checklist for all the budding entrepreneurs out there. While it can be exciting, there are [...]

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Top 10 Bad Business Handshakes

May 24th, 2015|Business Tips|

Top 10 Bad Business Handshakes Don't let your business get off to a shaky start! The team at business.gov.au has developed a humorous video countdown of the Top 10 Bad Business Handshakes. From the dominant wrestler to the infamous dead fish, the video provides a humorous and exaggerated take on a situation that businesses of all 'shakes' and [...]

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Director Penalty Regime Update

May 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Director Penalty Regime Update Following a number of recent cases involving directors claiming that penalties under the director penalty regime should not apply to them, the ATO has released an update to counteract any misunderstandings. Directors have a legal responsibility of ensuring that their company meet PAYG withholding and SGC obligations, which is why the [...]

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December 2014

The 3R’s of the Holiday Season

December 16th, 2014|Business Tips|

The 3R’s of the Holiday Season As the year draws to a close and the new one rapidly approaches, it’s an ideal time to follow the 3 R’s of the holiday season to prepare for another action packed year ahead. Rest Even the fittest athletes in the world need to rest regularly to re-energise and [...]

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