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Tax and Super Newsletter

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’

March 2020 Newsletter

  • Instant asset write-off thresholds change 01/07/2020
  • Superannuation Guarantee amnesty bill passes Parliament
  • Beware shortfall of a will in SMSF planning
  • What tax deductions can home owners use to help with their mortgage?
  • Employers need to lodge a finalisation report by 14/07/2020
  • Business Hub Online Portal replaces Centrelink Business Online Service (CBOS)

February 2020 Newsletter

  • AUSkey to be retired at the end of March 2020
  • Assistance for retirees: 20 useful tips
  • $230 million of superannuation to be paid under SG Amnesty
  • Why the kids are coming home
  • What are the different types of loans?
  • What happens to super when a relationship breaks down?

January 2020 Newsletter

  • Primary Producers – Luxury Car Tax Refund
  • $10,000 limit on cash payments
  • Cash-flow Woes Continue to Drive Insolvencies
  • The Granting of Probate & Finalising of an Estate
  • Should your SMSF have an Individual or Corporate trustee?
  • The Top 5 Signs an Employee is About to Quit

December 2019 Newsletter

  • A taxing question — superannuation and permanent disablement
  • Small-Scale and Craft Program
  • Hiring a Contractor?
  • Government takes lead on e-invoicing with 5-day payment terms
  • Avoiding the age pension through property

November 2019 Newsletter

  • What is Salary Sacrifice and is it still relevant?
  • Why Self Care is Key and Tips On Improving Your Emotional Wellbeing
  • Bankruptcy: can creditors take your super?
  • 5 Tips to Avoid Going Broke Before Payday

October 2019 Newsletter

  • Employee or independent contractor: What happens when it goes wrong?
  • Low and middle income tax offset
  • Seven major trends affecting Australians in retirement
  • The 5C’s of credit: What banks & lenders look for

September 2019 Newsletter

  • Deferred farm income – The sleeping giant?
  • Tradies: Some tax claims pivot on how you operate
  • SMSFs a value-add for rural clients
  • Victoria’s new Portable Long Service Scheme

August 2019 Newsletter

  • Fraud prevention tips for your small business
  • CGT exemption on inherited homes
  • Keep your SMSF records – but which ones?
  • The Importance of Getting the Superannuation Guarantee Correct!


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