With fuel prices on the rise, along with a global environmental awareness, the electric vehicle market in Australia has seen an exponential growth. For small business owners where business vehicles are a common asset with sizable deductions, it is important to know the differences between what can be claimed for a motor vehicle (MV) and
Salary Packaging provides you with a method of using pre-tax funds to pay for certain items with an eligible employer. If you work for a public benevolent organisation, you may be eligible for this benefit (e.g. Public Health, Research Institutes, etc.) What are the benefits Instead of your income being taxed, coming to you, and
With the end of the financial year upon us, it’s a good time for rental property owners to look at different types of rental expenses and deductions. This can help to avoid common tax mistakes and save you time and money. In 2019–20, over 1.8 million Australians owned rental properties and claimed $38 billion in
As we move towards the end of financial year, it becomes important to look at your tax planning and ways that you can maximise your tax savings. These tax planning tips for individuals and businesses will help you cover off some important considerations before the end of the 2021-2022 financial year. RECORD KEEPING Taxpayers are required
Your team are the lifeblood of your medical practice and a key element to the success of your business. When commencing the process of employing staff, there are many factors that must be considered to prepare your business for the recruitment process and to manage the ongoing payroll and employment demands with ease, whilst still
In the world of investing, you may hear various levels of investors referred to as wholesale, sophisticated investors or retail investors in relation to a particular financial product or service. But what does that mean, how can you determine which you are and what are the benefits of each? In this article, Carolyn Duffy, Investment
The 2022-23 budget was handed down this week by Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg which encompassed the economic stability Australia is experiencing as it rebounds from the COVID-19 pandemic. Significant tax and productivity reforms were low on the agenda with focus mainly on key spending measures and continuing Australia’s post-pandemic, natural disaster and conflicted international environment
It’s Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) time again and this FBT year will end on 31 March 2022. If you provide your employees with a benefit other than salary, wages, bonuses and superannuation, it’s likely you are providing Fringe Benefits to your employees. You could also be providing benefits under tax law, to employees’ family and
By Michael Walsh, CEO of Walshs Practice If you operate a Self-Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF), you should be aware that there are compliance obligations you must meet and that non-compliant funds may be subject to ATO sanctions or penalties. An SMSF trustee who does not meet compliance requirements might be forced to undertake an education
By Michael Walsh, CEO of Walshs Practice If you’re an employer who has failed to make Superannuation Guarantee (SG) payments to your workers, you have until September 7 to apply for an amnesty. The amnesty is a one-off opportunity for employers to correct any payment mistakes and we are urging them to take advantage of
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