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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!

July 8, 2019

From 1 July 2018, individuals with total superannuation balances below $500,000 have been allowed to carry forward the unused portion of their Concessional Contribution cap for up to 5 years (rolling period). Examples of concessional contributions are employer superannuation...

June 25, 2019

From 1 July 2019, the Protecting Your Super reforms will commence. It’s important to understand how these changes will impact you – particularly where you have a super fund being maintained for insurance purposes only. Superannuation reforms announced in February...

June 25, 2019

Single Touch Payroll (STP) is an ATO reporting obligation which requires employers to report employee payroll information, including superannuation, to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). If you are using a software solution that offers STP reporting, such as payroll or...

April 17, 2019

The federal election has been called for 18 May 2019 and both major parties have outlined their superannuation and tax policies. With the federal election only weeks away many of our clients have been asking what the major political...

March 14, 2019

Our Audit & Advisory team has experienced significant growth in the last few years and this continues with highly experienced auditor, Carolyn Cooper, officially joining the team as Audit Manager earlier this year. Carolyn isn’t new to Roberts &...

February 14, 2019

In a speech on 29 January 2019, the Prime Minister announced that the Government will increase the instant asset write-off already available for small businesses from $20,000 to $25,000. Mr Morrison also said that the instant write-off will be...

February 4, 2019

Airbnb is fast becoming a popular accommodation choice for most Australians with listings topping over 140,000 in the last 12 months alone. However, most hosts are unaware if their existing insurance policies would cover them while hosting guests. According...

January 21, 2019

What is it? It’s a lifetime limit on how much of your superannuation balance you can transfer from your accumulation account(s) to tax-free ‘retirement phase’ account(s) that allows you to receive pension income.. This limit is known as the ‘transfer...

January 8, 2019

When considering transfers of primary production land, it is important to structure your affairs appropriately from the outset. Specifically, where discretionary trusts own the land or carry on a business on the land, planning is essential to minimise taxation...