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Tax and Super Newsletter

October 2021 Newsletter

  • New Casual Employment Law Kicks In With $66k Penalties
  • Why Your Tax Return Should Be Better This Year
  • Employers May Need to Request Stapled Super Fund Details
  • ASIC Warns Against Social Media ‘Pump & Dump’ Strategy
  • What is an Annuity and How Does it Work
  • 5 HR Hotspots to Avoid Legal Headaches

September 2021 Newsletter

  • Support for Businesses in Regional Victoria
  • ATO issues alert on rising investment schemes targeting super
  • Ruling feared to cost businesses billions overturned at the ‘expense’ of casuals
  • Adding a member to an SMSF: Pros and cons
  • The tax trick that property investors need to get their renovation deductions in order
  • Mortgage v super: Which should I prioritise?

August 2021 Newsletter

  • Extra Support for Victorian Businesses
  • How much super you should have & how you compare
  • Financial reporting thresholds raised for 5,000 charities
  • Gig economy workers brace for new tax reporting rules
  • ATO zeroes in on SMSF lifestyle assets
  • 7 most surprising things you can and can’t claim
  • 6 member SMSFs now possible – pros and cons
  • Tax benefits of working from home requires more than just receipts

July 2021 Newsletter

  • Superannuation Guarantee Increases to 10%
  • Minimum Wage rises by 2.5%
  • Your Super Warning – check Super Insurance
  • ATO sets sights on cryptocurrency investors
  • Victorian Wage Theft laws commence 01 July
  • Single Touch Payroll Changes from 01/07/2021

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?

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