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Tax and Super Newsletter

June 2021 Newsletter

  • Employers Urged to Brace for SG increase on 1 July
  • ATO Crackdown on Ineligible Work From Home Claims
  • Government introduces lifeline to first home buyers
  • Halving of minimum pension drawdown rates extended
  • New myGov scam surfaces
  • Farm Management Deposits – What is the FMD Scheme?

May 2021 Newsletter

  • ATO Commences SMS Debt Reminders
  • ATO Turns on Online Services for Business
  • Pro’s and Con’s of Working in the Gig Economy
  • AFSA Spells Out the Consequences of Bankruptcy
  • 7 Reasons you can Access Superannuation Early
  • Assessing Equity in the Family Home

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

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