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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!

June 14, 2018

From 1 July 2018 the new ‘downsizing’ into superannuation rule will be able to be used. For those that meet the criteria, this could be used to top up your super and assist with your retirement plans.  This ‘downsizer’ rule...

May 9, 2018

It's that time of the year again! The 2018-19 Budget was announced yesterday and there are plenty of changes and updates to be aware of. Click on the link to get the overview from our Financial Planning team Budget 2018-19

May 1, 2018

The ATO will soon be outsourcing the collection of GST on new residential property sales and home site sales to innocent purchasers in an attempt to thwart cowboy developers who do not meet their GST obligations. Parliament has recently passed...

February 15, 2018

The rules for determining which tax rate applies to company taxpayers have changed significantly over the past two years and are still undergoing change. The current rules provide that the lower tax rate of 27.5% applies to a company carrying...

February 9, 2018

In an increasingly digital world, the value of money can be a difficult concept for children to grasp. Here are some tips for helping your kids and grandkids become wealthy and wise. Standing next to mum or dad at the...

February 9, 2018

The idea of insuring against loss of income is one that has clear value. But many neglect to insure their most valuable asset. Income protection could be the answer – so how does it work? We happily insure our...

February 9, 2018

From 1 January 2018 eligible small business entities are exempt from stamp duty on certain types of insurances in NSW. The exemption applies to the following types of business insurance: commercial vehicle insurance; commercial aviation insurance; occupational indemnity insurance; and product and public...

February 9, 2018

The ATO Small Business Superannuation Clearing House (SBSCH) is going through some major changes in February 2018. We have prepared a summary on the changes and how it might impact your business:   The current SBSCH system will be available to...

January 17, 2018

Would you like to: Maximise your age pension entitlements? Have a secure lifetime income that covers your basic needs? Have a long term defensive investment that is tax effective with typically higher returns than cash? Annuities allow you to secure a guaranteed income...