9 Tax tips for Medical Practitioners   We have many clients that are in the medical industry or practitioners. Our top tax tip for Medical Practitioners are: Always pay your PAYG Instalments. Right accounting entity Make accoutning simpel and easy for you Maximise your claims Claim back gst Get tax planning advice if receiving large…

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accountant for trades businesses

8 Tax tips for trades businesses   We have many clients that are in the tradies such as electricians, plumbers, renderers, carpenters, builders, painters, steel fixers, plasterers and more Our top tax tip for trades businesses are: Know your scoreboard Right accounting entity Make accounting simple and easy for you Maximise your claims Know what…

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New working from home shortcut The ATO has announced a new arrangement to make it easier to claim deductions for working from home. Taxpayers can now claim 80 cents per hour working from home. This can apply to more than one person in a household. So 80 cents per hour of each person in the…

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Changes to tax returns 2019 So what is new for tax returns 2019? Well it isn’t the most huge changing year in terms of individual tax returns. Some tax rates changes have occurred including a lower Help (hecs)repayment threshold, lower income tax rates. You can now have a higher excess of $750 for singles and…

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With the uncertainty spotlight on the Australian federal government budget o reduce the ability of rental property owners to claim tax deductions for rental ownership expenses, we outline some of the changes the government is introducing to reduce this powerful tool for tax minimisation and wealth creation. The abolition of claiming a travel expense to…

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What a beautiful financial future looks like what this accountant thinks anyway… Have a good income Whether you are in business or working having an income is great Find what you love to do Set your own big bold income goal of …. Become investing Its not what you earn but what you save Make…

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Are you starting business? Here are my top eight things not to do: Do a business you are passionate about … not one you just want to make money from. Get it flying and start, don’t wait. Do not wait until everything is perfect to start and don’t procrastinate a start too. Don’t try to…

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Is not enough profit or cashflow a challenge for you a the moment? here are some tips on what to review to improve your business profits. Use budgeting to drive you to income and expenditure which challenges your business to grow. Use target marketing. Many business vastly improve when they precisely define their target markets…

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Some of the basic steps in planning for in case something happens to me Have a will… Here is an online will service Online will Review personal insurances such as life insurance, income protection insurance, health insurances. Create a document summarising your financial affairs bank accounts, investments, what to cancel subscriptions, social media passwords, who…

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Is losing clients or customers a challenge for you a the moment? here are some tips on what not to do. Broken promises Fail to deliver or an inflated sales process Changing your own business owner structure or change in ownership structure of the clients Perceived high price for value Poor service Slow to respond…

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Can anything be done about my land tax bill? Find out what options you have to reduce your land tax and what full tax consequences are now. So you can stop paying huge land tax year after year. Or see us before your next property purchase to avoid paying too much land tax. Some simple…

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By Romeo Caporaso Small business owners often ask me, “Should I create a blog?” Or say, “I’m busy enough. And what should I write about?” For my business, I’ve seen the difference that blogging makes to building trust, reputation, website visitors, and ultimately sales. And I’m not alone.  Clients tell me that they’ve generated business…

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using a marketing calendar Many business owners may not necessarily be doing their marketing planning this way or may choose to be doing this in a similar way. Either way, using a marketing calendar can be hugely successful strategy to grow your business through effective marketing. What is a marketing calendar? A marketing calendar is…

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Is it worth having a tax agent?

Is it worth paying a Tax Agent or Accountant It is no secret many people do their own tax returns directly with the ATO by the paper form which is dying out as the ATO would like everything lodged electronically to lower costs. So you need to download E-tax software from the ATO and lodge…

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Updating Your Insurance for the New Year! 2016 is here and now is a good time to start updating your home and contents insurance policy. Don’t put this off because you think it will cost you money, it will cost you much more money in the long run if you don’t update your insurance cover,…

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