Work Christmas parties and gifts

11th Dec 2018

'Tis the season to be jolly! But ho-ho-hold up before you start making spirits bright and rewarding your employees with gifts or parties this Christmas, as fringe benefits tax may apply when providing all the trimmings. Read more on the ATO Website... more details

What you can and can’t claim

3rd Sep 2018

Each occupation has specific circumstances which affect what can and cannot be claimed. Here are some snippets from some ATO occupation guides. Remember, regardless of the occupation you are in, you can only claim the work-related part of expenses, a... more details

Tax myths busted!

14th Aug 2018

Tax season is underway and to help Australians get their returns right, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has identified the top 10 tax myths and misunderstandings it says are causing incorrect claims. Myth: Everyone can automatically claim ... more details

Income and Share Prices

6th Feb 2018

The headlines are full of drama today for financial markets after the US market fell again last night.  “Dow Jones plunges on Wall Street in biggest one-day loss ever”…… “Stocks are getting rocked ... more details

Small Business Grant

6th Feb 2018

The Small Business Grant is a key priority of the New South Wales Government. The grant is designed to encourage the nearly 650,000 small businesses in New South Wales that do not pay payroll tax to hire new employees and expand their business. The... more details

When can I access my super balance and how much?

15th Jan 2018

There are a few conditions of release to be able to access a superannuation balance and the amount that can be withdrawn from superannuation. Conditions of release Attaining Preservation Age The type of pension during the Preservation age is c... more details

Investment Property Travel Expenses No Longer Tax Deductable

4th Jan 2018

Did you know housing investors can no longer claim the cost of inspecting and/or maintaining rental properties as a tax deduction? This means travel costs including accommodation, car hire and flights can no longer be deducted by rental property own... more details