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Superannuation: changes in rules for deductible personal contributions

In order to claim a tax deduction for personal superannuation contributions, you need to get most of your... Read more

Superannuation Guarantee Contributions – Ordinary Time Earnings

An employer is required to contribute 9% of an employee’s “ordinary time earnings” (OTC) in order to meet... Read more

Keeping Good Financial Records

The importance of directors ensuring that their company maintain proper financial records has again been highlighted in a... Read more

The Investment Allowance (aka the Small Business and General Business Tax Break)

Now that the 30 June end rush is over and the ‘window’ for entering into contracts to qualify... Read more

Business tax break myth busters

Are you thinking of taking advantage of the business tax break? Here is some information to help you... Read more

Free super clearing house service for small business

The government has announced that it will deliver its free superannuation clearing house service for small business through... Read more

FBT and Christmas parties

The ATO is reminding businesses that while staff Christmas parties can attract fringe benefits tax (FBT) there may... Read more

SMALL BUSINESS ENTITIES – WHAT CONCESSIONS ARE AVAILABLE?

With tax time coming, it might be worthwhile revisiting whether your business is entitled to any small business... Read more

PAID PARENTAL LEAVE – IMPACT ON EMPLOYERS

Although the Government’s paid parental leave (PPL) scheme will not apply until 1 January 2011, employers should be... Read more

ATO CHANGE PROGRAM

Many people may not be aware that the ATO is proposing to undertake a systems upgrade.  This will... Read more