Articles From April 2009

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Examining Fringe Benefits Tax (FBI)

Review your obligations and the valuation methods used for benefits they provide.  Use this checklist to determine whether... Read more

Education Tax Refund

The Education Tax Refund (ETR) is a new government initiative to help with the cost of educating primary... Read more

Build your business by Building Alliances

Networking, making the right contacts and referrals, are the lifeblood of small business.  Here’s some tips on how... Read more

Negotiating a good Retail Lease

A little knowledge can be a useful thing – and a lot of information even more useful –... Read more

Counting the days to Pay your Suppliers

The art of cash flow management is in getting right the payment cycle for creditors and debtors. Pay... Read more

Ten Traits of an Ethical Business

The new century has exposed any number of businesses which have not acted ethically.  A few years ago,... Read more

Tax Bonus

If your 2007-08 taxable income was $100,000 or less and you paid tax, you could be eligible to... Read more

Succession Planning for Small Businesses

The message about the need to plan for the future of business after the founder leaves is still... Read more

Employee or independent contractor?

The ability to distinguish between employees and independent contractors is important because the outcome determines the obligations and... Read more

FAQ’s answered…..

How is income from a unit trust taxed? How is income from Australian shares taxed? How does dividend... Read more