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Budget 2019: 60-second summary of how your business might benefit

Budget 2019: 60-second summary of how your business might benefit

The key small business changes in a nutshell, including changes to the instant asset write-off and company tax rate.
Apr 3 2019, 1:38PM
15,000 SMBs move to single touch payroll

15,000 SMBs move to single touch payroll

Small employers are beginning to report employees' tax and superannuation information each pay cycle.
Nov 14 2018, 4:57PM
Which towns are the ATO's "strike teams" visiting next?

Which towns are the ATO's "strike teams" visiting next?

The ATO plans to visit to 10,000 small businesses across Australia this year to “send a message” about tax evasion.
Nov 13 2018, 1:36PM
Labor and Coalition look to cut tax rate for small and medium businesses

Labor and Coalition look to cut tax rate for small and medium businesses

Both parties plan to reduce the rate to 25 percent in 2021-22.
Oct 12 2018, 3:24PM
The 2016-17 tax changes you need know

The 2016-17 tax changes you need know

With the end of financial year fast approaching, a tax specialist explains the good and bad news for businesses.
May 30 2017, 11:00PM
$20,000 instant write-off deadline coming up

$20,000 instant write-off deadline coming up

Thinking of making a major IT investment? It may pay to get it done before 30 June 2017.
May 10 2017, 6:00AM
Report recommends $2 million cap on R&D cash refunds

Report recommends $2 million cap on R&D cash refunds

The federal government has released a Review of the R&D Tax Incentive. Here's what it means and how you can respond to its proposals.
Sep 30 2016, 3:32PM
Five ways to help avoid EOFY nightmares

Five ways to help avoid EOFY nightmares

End of financial year chores are getting worse for businesses, according to a survey. Our tips will make your life easier and save time.
Jun 30 2016, 12:31PM
How to make the most of tax changes and new tech

How to make the most of tax changes and new tech

Get off to a good start in 2016-17 with these essential tips for small businesses.
Jun 22 2016, 5:05PM
EOFY tips for small business

EOFY tips for small business

We help you prepare for the end of the financial year and potentially reduce your tax bill.
Jun 15 2016, 1:43PM
Budget 2016 wrap-up: what really matters for small business

Budget 2016 wrap-up: what really matters for small business

Trying to make sense of all the varying reports on the Federal Budget? We break it down to the key changes for small businesses and start-ups.
May 6 2016, 5:40PM
Don't forget the $20,000 asset write-off

Don't forget the $20,000 asset write-off

With June 30 fast approaching, a new study has found that less than half of the businesses surveyed expect to take advantage of the immediate write-off this year.
Apr 29 2016, 11:19AM
Warning: ATO scam emails are back

Warning: ATO scam emails are back

It's almost the end of the tax year, and the ATO scammers are up to their tricks again.
Jun 29 2015, 2:58PM
Are you paying more FBT than necessary?

Are you paying more FBT than necessary?

If you're liable for Fringe Benefits Tax in respect of meals and entertainment for employees, you might be choosing to pay more than necessary. Software company Concur has released suggestions for keeping tabs on this. Obviously they're keen to see people use expense management tools like theirs, but some of the points are still worth keeping in mind.
May 11 2015, 1:42PM
Another way to avoid the shoebox full of receipts at tax time

Another way to avoid the shoebox full of receipts at tax time

Sage Point&Claim is a new tool now available in Australia for capturing receipts using your phone or tablet.
Apr 13 2015, 5:57PM
What's on your financial to-do list before June 30?

What's on your financial to-do list before June 30?

It's always a good idea to take a look at your financial position and arrangements before 30 June rolls around.
Jun 27 2014, 3:10PM
No more paper tax statements for some

No more paper tax statements for some

Here's something to be aware of if you submit a tax activity statement for your business.
Apr 23 2014, 1:34PM
Running a business from home?

Running a business from home?

We came across a handy summary to some tax deductions you might be able to claim for home office expenses.
Dec 11 2013, 10:09AM
Daniel James: This is the technology I found most useful in 2013

Daniel James: This is the technology I found most useful in 2013

Daniel shares two technologies particularly useful in 2013 - one for using taxis, the other for organising his diary. Click to see what they are.
Dec 2 2013, 10:50AM
Reminder: the next BAS is due on Monday October 28

Reminder: the next BAS is due on Monday October 28

If you lodge your business activity statements every quarter, keep in mind that the next BAS is due on Monday.
Oct 25 2013, 10:45AM

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