Did Your Super Fund Receive a Compensation Payment?

Did Your Super Fund Receive a Compensation Payment?

Is a financial services compensation payment to your superannuation fund a contribution?Of late, there have been several compensation payments made by financial services providers to customers that were inappropriately charged or overcharged for insurance premiums or...
Divorce, Superannuation and the Gender Divide

Divorce, Superannuation and the Gender Divide

New legislation will help prevent superannuation assets from being hidden during divorce proceedings.From 1 April 2022, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will be able to release details of an individual’s superannuation information to a family law court.The...
What now? Unwinding the Pandemic

What now? Unwinding the Pandemic

Australia’s two largest states and the ACT are in lockdown as the Delta strain of COVID-19 takes its toll while others are standing firm on a policy of eradication. The result is a country at a policy impasse and divided by border restrictions. And, it is not just...
Am I taxed on an insurance payout?

Am I taxed on an insurance payout?

Australia has had its fair share of disasters over the last few years – drought, bushfires and floods – that have ramped up the volume of insurance claims. Most people would assume that if and when they need to claim on their insurance, the insurance payout covers the...
ATO: What’s changing on 1 July 2021?

ATO: What’s changing on 1 July 2021?

There are a few important changes coming up on 1 July 2021. These are important to note especially going into end of year tax planning. 1. Super guarantee rate increase to 10% On 1 July 2021, the Superannuation Guarantee (SG) rate will rise from 9.5% to 10% –...
Top 10 FAQ by Companies Filing Tax Returns for the First Time

Top 10 FAQ by Companies Filing Tax Returns for the First Time

Starting your business and running a company can be daunting, especially when you have limited accounting experience. However, armed with some basic knowledge and by employing the services of a user-friendly accountant, running your business and paying taxes can be a breeze. An accountant is a powerful ally, and can help you navigate the financial minefield, including the dreaded Australian Tax office (ATO)!

JobKeeper Wage Subsidy Update

JobKeeper Wage Subsidy Update

With the end of the financial year just around the corner we highlight below the main points worth considering this tax time. It is worth noting that we would always recommend sitting with your tax adviser who would be best positioned to advise on a tax strategy for your individual business.

30 June 2020 Tax Tips – For Businesses

30 June 2020 Tax Tips – For Businesses

With the end of the financial year just around the corner we highlight below the main points worth considering this tax time. It is worth noting that we would always recommend sitting with your tax adviser who would be best positioned to advise on a tax strategy for your individual business.

EOFY Tax Planning for Individuals

* Updated for EOFY 2020 * End of the financial year (EOFY) is an important time, not just for small businesses, but also the individuals. Putting the hard work in each financial year can help you get your personal professional life organised so that you get to kick...