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Stay up to date with the latest changes hitting the tax & accounting environment, as well as those in our specialty areas such as superannuation, financial planning and specialist tax & estate planning. But our blogging doesn’t stop there, whether it be the latest technological insights or information to help our farming communities, we will pretty much cover anything that crops up!

December 16, 2021

The Commissioner of Taxation, Chris Jordan, spoke recently at a conference about what’s in store for the ATO including upcoming changes, transformations, aspirations for the future, as well as support for small businesses. According to Commissioner Jordan, the main...

December 16, 2021

Contribution caps Good news for anyone wishing to contribute more to super: from 1 July 2021, the concessional contribution cap increased from $25,000 to $27,500. The non-concessional cap increased from $100,000 to $110,000 following indexation is the first increase in...

December 16, 2021

By Karina Waite & the Legal Services Team Back in April 2020, temporary measures were introduced in NSW that permitted the remote witnessing of legal documents over audio-visual link (AVL), such as by Skype, FaceTime, Zoom and Microsoft Teams. Witnessing...

December 16, 2021

Merry Christmas to all our valued clients, suppliers and communities! As we enter the holiday period and begin to look ahead to 2022, our Partners and staff want to extend a sincere thank you for your support throughout 2021. The...

December 16, 2021

Most of Australia has been experiencing a building boom fuelled by government policy such as the HomeBuilder scheme and a general desire to improve our living spaces as we spend more time working, educating, and living at home. However,...

December 16, 2021

As investing in cryptocurrency becomes more prevalent in Australia, there is also a corresponding increase in scams being reported.  Scamwatch, a part of the ACCC (Australian Competition and Consumer Commission), estimates that Australians lost over $70m in investment scams in...

November 25, 2021

On 1 September 1951, Don Roberts and Keith Crichton took over as principals of a small local Armidale Firm called HG Uther & Co, renaming it Crichton Roberts & Co. Jack Morrow was then admitted as a partner in...

November 25, 2021

Recently, several significant super changes have been introduced into Parliament as a part of the government’s plan to enhance excellent outcomes for Australians. If passed, the changes will allow individuals aged 67-75 to make non-concessional contributions and salary sacrifice...

November 24, 2021

All Company Directors will need to have a Director ID, which is a unique identifier that is kept forever, by 1 November 2022 at the latest. Director ID’s are being implemented to allow the government to verify and track an...