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Single Touch Payroll for Businesses Employing Less than 20 people

Single Touch Payroll (STP) started 1 July 2018 for businesses employing 20 or more employees.  STP is now compulsory for all businesses including those with less than 20 employees as of 1 July 2019.  It’s time to get ready for STP.
Some things you can do right now:
Review your business processes

Make sure the right people in […]

February 26th, 2019|Bookkeeping, Business Advice, Cloud Accounting|
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Not for Profits – Getting Started

When you’re trying to make a real difference to make our world a better place, the last thing you need is to get confused and stressed about the complexities of tax and legal requirements. However, compliance with tax law and other laws is critical to getting your organisation off the ground, so that you can […]

January 29th, 2019|Planning, Tax|
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Business Owners, Stress & Managing Wellbeing

What keeps you awake at night? A recent MYOB Snapshot found small business owners sacrificing their health for work, with 80% of small business owners losing sleep at night.

The research found:

41% of small business owners said they put their health last because they are time poor and focused on the success of their business.

January 23rd, 2019|Bookkeeping, Business Advice, Cloud Accounting, News, Planning|

New Year, Fresh Start – Getting Tax Sorted

Happy New Year!  It’s a brand new year and a fresh start.

If you have outstanding tax from 2018 or earlier, let’s get your tax and bookkeeping sorted now so you can start the year on the right foot.

Yes, we are still accepting new clients.  Call now.

January 8th, 2019|Accounting, News, Tax|

Merry Christmas – Holiday Hours

From everyone at Taxation and Business Consultants, we wish you a very merry, safe and peaceful Christmas and holiday season!

We’ll be closing at 12 midday this Thursday 20th December, and re-opening Monday 7th January 2019. See you in the New Year!

December 20th, 2018|Accounting, News|

Your Christmas donation may be tax deductible!

If you’re donating to charity this Christmas, if it’s an ATO approved organisation you may be able to claim a deduction!

The ATO advises as follows:

Organisations that are entitled to receive tax deductible gifts are called ‘deductible gift recipients’ (DGRs). You can only claim a tax deduction for gifts or donations to organisations that have a DGR.

Deductions […]

December 17th, 2018|News, Tax|
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Small Business Motor Vehicle Expenses Fact Sheet – Get yours now!

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has released a motor vehicle expense fact sheet for the use of small businesses, to answer common questions about:

types of motor vehicle expenses taxpayers can claim
methods taxpayers can use to calculate their claim
private use of a business car
whether a taxpayer’s vehicle is considered to be a […]

November 26th, 2018|Accounting, News, Tax|
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Driving passengers for a fare? Read these tips before you start!

If you’re going to drive passengers for a fare, get familiar with your tax obligations before you start.

Did you know, “ride-sourcing is treated the same as taxi travel for GST purposes, so you’ll need to get an ABN and register for GST, regardless of how much you earn.” Source, Australian Taxation Office (ATO)

You can apply […]

November 20th, 2018|Accounting, News, Tax|