Month: July 2018

Blog, Property

GST On Property – How Will It Affect You?

There have been some changes to how GST on new properties is accounted for.  These changes are now law, coming in as of 1 July 2018. We are now seeing a number of clients asking how this will actually work.

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Blog, Lending & Finance, Property

Airbnb vs Tax – What You Need to Know

So there are extra rooms that you don’t use and it’s just occurred to you that the extra cash that could come in from renting a room or two on Airbnb outweighs the negatives of having a complete stranger in your home – OK, what do you need to be aware of?

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Blog, Living Estate Planning

Estate Planning for Rental Property Investors

Good tax planning should involve the inclusion of a testamentary trust as part of the estate plan. There are some little known tax concessions which executors should be aware of when it comes to these trusts and your principle place of residence which I have explained below.

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Tax

2018 Tax Checklists

We have taken the time to prepare comprehensive Tax Checklists for 2018, designed to guide you in providing all the correct and relevant information to maximise your tax return.

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Tax

ATO Changes for Building and Construction Service Clients

If you are running a business primarily in the building and construction industry and you make payments to contractors for building and construction services, you will need to lodge a Tax Payments Annual Report.

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It's All Your Fault Series, Tax Champion

It’s All Your Fault – Part 2

I LOST ALL OF MY LIFE SAVINGS. I had no money left in the bank. The truth: it was all my fault and I had to take full responsibility because it was small business.

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I LOST ALL MY LIFE SAVINGS.

Thankfully, you can learn from my mistakes.

Here’s a couple of rules:

1. You must understand the business operations

2. Don’t bet the farm

It's All Your Fault Series, Tax Champion

It’s All Your Fault – Episode 2

I LOST ALL MY LIFE SAVINGS. Thankfully, you can learn from my mistakes.

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Small Business Tax, Tax, Tax Champion

What Will The ATO Audit This Year?

It can often be difficult to know where exactly the tax office are going to be focusing their audits. As it is the start of a new financial year, I thought I would provide some insight into where the ATO will be pointing their guns in 2018/19.  

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It can often be difficult to know where exactly the tax office are going to be focusing their audits. As it is the start of a new financial year, I thought I would provide some insight into where the ATO will be pointing their guns in 2018/19.

Small Business Tax, Tax Champion

What Will The ATO Audit This Year?

It can often be difficult to know where exactly the tax office are going to be focusing their audits. As it is the start of a new financial year, I thought I would provide some insight into where the ATO will be pointing their guns in 2018/19.

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Strategic Financial Advice

What is Certainty Advice?

Advice is fundamentally a professional relationship, remunerated purely upon the value provided and never compromised by any incentive. Our advice is different.

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Lending & Finance

RBA decision – no change to interest rates

The RBA has kept the cash rate on hold for the 22nd consecutive board meeting at a historical low of 1.5 per cent.  At this point in time it is expected interest rates will remain on hold well into 2019. 

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