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As Sydney’s leading business tax advisors, financial agents and advisors, we helped Katrina, a spiritual intuitive and a healer, to establish her own successful business in July this year. We were able to advise Katrina on becoming a sole trader, registering her initial business name and provide all the relevant tax strategies and ATO audit…

Self-managed superannuation funds provide many people with the opportunity to not only acquire new assets but also to do it safely using a percentage of the money they put into the fund. However, managing a superannuation fund requires a lot of time and effort to succeed. It is important to realise that a significant amount…

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the Business Council of Australia, and other business groups have lobbied for the lowering of the corporate tax rate for years. Therefore, the tax cut comes as good news to Australia’s businesses, as a substantial tax reduction is exactly what business owners and investors need in a tough…

It’s never been a better time to invest in affordable housing, now that the ATO has announced new tax incentives for investors who provide housing to people in the low- to moderate-income range. On 9 May 2017, the Australian Government opened up new possibilities for real estate investors to save money when tax time rolls around….

When businesses give to charity, they boost the economic health of the community in which they reside. That, in turn, creates a better atmosphere in which to do business. Giving to charity, for most Australian businesses, is a win-win situation. Here’s a look at how giving to charity can benefit a company and the community…

Rarely does anyone look forward to tax time, but this year, scammers have added an additional thorn in the side to the annual tariff. According to the Australian Tax Office (ATO), scammers have stepped up their game for 2017, looking for any way to get their hands on your hard-earned dollars. Tax Scams Have Increased…

What Is Happening with CGT? On 9 May 2017, the Australian Government made the announcement that they would be making changes to small business capital gains tax (CGT) concessions. The proposed amendments will ensure that these concessions are only able to be accessed in relation to assets that are used in a small business, or…

With property prices in major cities continuing to skyrocket and sustained growth in property value in many regional areas, property investment and development is an increasingly attractive option for those looking to grow their wealth. For those just starting out in property investment, it can be quite daunting and hard to know where to begin…

If you weren’t paying attention, the Fair Work Commission has recently announced a 3.3% increase to the minimum wage. It will take effect from the first full pay period beginning on or after 1 July 2017. This is great news for workers making minimum wage, who will now receive $694.90 per week for full-time work…

Don’t get left in the dark when it comes to your knowledge about fees regarding commonly lodged documents. The primary aim of this blog is to quickly summarise ASIC fee changes as of July 2017. Let us help you stay informed. Here you can find information about changes to ASIC fees. For those who currently…

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