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Tax and Super Newsletter

April 2021 Newsletter

  • Government defines casual work – but what does it mean for you?
  • Treasury reveals director ID regime details
  • Tax Office outlines STP Phase 2 changes
  • Be Prepared for the End of JobKeeper
  • ATO locks in permanent review service for small businesses
  • Turning point: the 2020s baby boom retirement surge

March 2021 Newsletter

  • Circuit Breaker Lockdown Business Support Package
  • PPSR: Register Assets ahead of likely insolvency spike
  • STP changes to include Closely Held Payees
  • Superannuation Contribution Caps to increase
  • Warning re TFN scam
  • Cost of paying superannuation contributions late

February 2021 Newsletter

  • Transfer Balance Cap set to rise to $1.7m
  • Minimum Wage Increase from 1 February
  • Employees could be forced to vaccinate
  • Small Business Insolvency Reforms now in place
  • What is a good credit score?
  • Wills vs Trust which is best for you?

January 2021 Newsletter

  • PAYG notices to be sent electronically
  • What is JobMaker and How You Can Apply?
  • What exactly is robodebt?
  • IR changes set to cost casuals $39bn

December 2020 Newsletter

  • Victorian Budget Update
  • Victoria’s big housing build
  • 10 tips to turn your side hustle into a successful business
  • ATO: How data matching works
  • 7 items your estate plan may have left out
  • What is the 50-30-20 budget rule?

November 2020 Newsletter

  • Unpacking the Budget
  • Superannuation for the self-employed
  • Significant insolvency reforms – what Directors need to know!
  • Understanding the Payment Times Reporting Scheme
  • Should older Australians downsize their property?
  • Financial ratios for the bank

October 2020 Newsletter

  • JobKeeper Extended – what you need to know
  • $3 billion Victorian business survival package
  • The Importance of getting the superannuation guarantee correct
  • Claiming the GST on a new motor vehicle
  • What is a self managed super fund?
  • Are rent reductions covered by landlord insurance?

September 2020 Newsletter

  • 860,000 businesses hit with ATO compliance letters
  • Super fund selection now enshrined as law
  • JobKeeper extension bill introduced
  • Boost your super in the comfort of your own home
  • COVID rental eviction moratorium extended
  • ATO confirms important issue on pension payments

August 2020 Newsletter

  • Job Keeper extension – what you need to know
  • SME loan scheme extended
  • Job Seeker Changes
  • 90,000 SMEs to benefit from new JobTrainer program
  • 65% of retirees are worried about their retirement income
  • End-of-year finalisation through STP

Professional Services Fund – grants of up to $5,000

July 2020 Newsletter

  • Will a court ruling see the demise of casual workers?
  • $150k instant asset write-off extended for 6 months
  • Tax time 2020: ATO cautions early lodgers
  • Should you buy property with family and friends?
  • Do’s and don’ts of the HomeBuilder scheme
  • Understanding illegal phoenixing and directors’ personal exposure

June 2020 Newsletter

  • $150k instant asset write-off set for significant drop
  • ‘Deep disappointment’ as China barley tariff move confirmed
  • The quicker and cheaper way to finalise a divorce
  • How voluntary administration helps companies get back on their feet
  • Why you shouldn’t rush your next trip
  • 10 Practical Tips for Business Survival

May 2020 Newsletter

  • Summary of all the key COVID-19 Stimulus Measures to date
  • Claiming Business Motor Vehicle Expenses Change
  • Working from home? Filing a 2019-20 tax return just got easier
  • What To Do When Employees Keep Calling In Sick?

April 2020 Newsletter

  • Full Summary of the Economic Stimulus Package
  • Cybersecurity in an era of working from home
  • Trust distributions from a discretionary trust: A simple explainer
  • Agreement can minimise property co-ownership risks
  • Super changes in COVID-19 measures — what it means for SMSFs
  • Paying more for the privilege of less health insurance benefits
  • I have tickets to a now cancelled event: What can I do?
  • Coronavirus: Can my boss force me to take sick leave?
  • 4 tips to feel more financially secure
  • The pros and cons of ‘buy now, pay later’


Video Clips

2018 Tax Returns Update – Families and Individuals

2018 Tax Returns Update – Property Investors & High Income earners

2018 Tax returns Update


Tax tips – Rental Properties : Claiming Travel expenses has changed

Tax tips – Superannuation Salary Sacrifice limits from 1 July 2017

Tax tips – Family Tax Benefit: End of year adjustments

Tax tips – Rental Properties : Claiming asset purchases