Month: June 2018

Strategic Financial Advice

Should the RBA increase interest rates?

It’s nearly two years since the Reserve Bank of Australia last changed interest rates – when it cut rates to a record low of 1.5% in August 2016. That’s a record period of inaction – or boredom for those who like to see action on rates whether it’s up or down.

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Small Business Tax Advice

Suck HB Eggs

I would never try to tell you how to suck eggs or run your business because you know your industry but I will tell you how to Suck Hard Boiled Eggs. What I mean is watch this, listen, take notes and follow. You’ll find out the easiest way to run business/private bank accounts and credits […]

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Strategic Financial Advice

Trade war risks are escalating – but a negotiated solution remains most likely

The threat of a full-blown trade war has escalated in the last few weeks with the G7 meeting ending in disarray over US tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium from its allies and more importantly President Trump threatening tariffs on (so far at least) $US450bn of imports from China, and China threatening to retaliate.

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Small Business Tax, Tax

Company Disaster

Companies are a disaster if you own a growing small business. They don’t get a 2nd Capital Gains Tax discount if they sell a business and they have the inflexibility of an old man in his first yoga class. You need your head read if you are stuck in one, but there is a way out of a company and into all the business and tax flexibility of a trust.

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Tax

Did someone say there are tax cuts coming?!?

1 July 2018 is the start date for the seven year income tax plan announced in the recent 2018-19 Federal Budget. But who gets the tax cuts from 1 July?

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Small Business Tax

Company Disaster

Companies are a disaster if you own a growing small business. They don’t get a 2nd Capital Gains Tax discount if they sell a business and they have the inflexibility of an old man in his first yoga class. You need your head read if you are stuck in one but there is a way […]

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Tax

Business – What’s changing on 1 July 2018

Here are the key changes coming up for business on 1 July 2018.

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SMSF

Superannuation what’s changing on 1 July 2018?

Here are the key changes coming up for superannuation on 1 July 2018.

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Tax

Individuals – What’s changing on 1 July 2018

These are the main changes ahead for individuals from July 1 2018.

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Small Business Tax, Tax

Tax Planning Tips – 2018

Here are our top five tax planning tips for 2018. It’s early June now, and a perfect time to go over these tips.

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