If you’re a small business owner living and working in New South Wales, you’ve probably heard about the state government’s two new crisis payments – the COVID-19 Business Grant and the JobSaver scheme. These payments may seem simple on the surface, but there are complex regulations about how you can obtain and spend them. In…

Whether you’re investing in crypto yourself, you know someone who is, or you’ve heard about it on the news, cryptocurrency is big business. From highly volatile coins to coins with a steady increase and incredible value, many see bitcoin and similar currencies as a quick and effective way to make cash. But as a relatively…

The accounting profession is full of acronyms, phrases and terminologies that can make it difficult for small business owners with little or no accounting experience to understand what’s going on. But while accounting sounds confusing on the face of it, once you understand a few basic accounting concepts, there isn’t all that much to it….

The tax considerations of being self employed in Australia are unique. Legally minimising your tax burden and taking advantage of every available deduction requires careful and informed forward planning of tax minimisation strategies. If undertaken without professional guidance, tax management can be riddled with missed opportunities for claiming tax benefits. Unanticipated and unnecessarily large tax…

ACN (Australian Company Number) and ABN (Australian Business Number) are two identifying numbers that serve very different purposes. While every Australian business needs an ABN, only businesses registered as companies require an ACN. For someone about to start up a business, or who is considering what structure is going to be most appropriate for their…

Although some of the restrictions imposed due to the pandemic have now eased, many businesses are continuing to face significant financial hardship. For some, this means there are difficult decisions to be made regarding taking on new staff and/or retaining existing staff members. Apprentices and trainees are particularly vulnerable: not only are employers reluctantly considering…

We often see the abbreviation Pty Ltd tacked on the end of the names of many companies. We can probably say with some confidence that most people don’t give those six little letters a second thought, if they ever notice them at all. As a business owner, however, this small collection of letters can have…

The super guarantee amnesty ends in September – make sure you’re prepared The amnesty on companies paying backdated super guarantees comes to an end on 7th September. This amnesty was designed to help companies pay back years of payments that may have gone missing, but without any penalties from the government. If you haven’t yet…

Tax Brackets Australia – The Definitive Guide to Tax Brackets & Tax Strategies [2020 update] Are you paying the right amount of income tax? In a surprising number of cases, businesses and individuals are paying more tax than they need to! Here we take a look at the current Australian tax rates, as well as…

With businesses suffering hardship due to the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, the government has put in place a number of different measures to provide them with a financial helping hand until they can start trading at more usual levels. One of the financial stimulus measures which have been put in place is the cash…

Page 1 of 51 2 3 5
SIGN UP FOR LATEST NEWS/ OFFERS

© Copyright Pherrus Financial Services 2019