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Renting your home – capital gains tax

Renting your home – capital gains tax What you need to know. A capital gain from the sale of your home is usually exempt from capital gains…

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New rules for immediate write-offs

New rules for write-offs. Are you taking advantage of this as a small business? Small business entity (‘SBE’) taxpayers who choose to…

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Employees and payment summaries

Employees and payment summaries. How to get your end of financial year information from your employer. Changes to PAYG Payment Summaries The ATO…

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Tax office to double audits of ‘dodgy’ rental deductions

Do you have a rental property? Tax office to double audits of ‘dodgy’ rental deductions Rental property owners are being warned to…

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Customers set to be able to borrow more as APRA moves to scrap key mortgage rule

Customers set to be able to borrow more as APRA moves to scrap key mortgage rule Good news for the property market Amid falling house prices,…

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No-cost and low-cost solutions for Single Touch Payroll

No-cost and low-cost solutions for Single Touch Payroll Do you need to report under STP? Here are your options A range of no-cost and low-cost…

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Have you received a letter from your superannuation fund?

Have you received a letter from your superannuation fund? Yes: Then you MUST read this Important Super Changes – Insurance Under the…

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Three things you need to know post the 2019 Federal Election

Three things you need to know post the 2019 Federal Election Find out what this means for you The surprise Federal election victory by the…

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Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) – What is it?

Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) – What is it? Fringe benefits are an important part of business and can be a useful way of attracting quality staff.…

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Are you a Senior Australian?

Are you a Senior Australian? You can earn $32,000 tax free…almost $58,000 as a couple. Are you a Senior Australian? Did you know you may be…

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Land Tax Increases affects Renters

Land Tax Increases affects Renters Victorian Government cashes in on increased real estate valuations People renting in Victoria could face a…

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Federal Budget 2019

Federal Budget 2019 Get the bottom line from our experts and find out what the 2019 Budget might mean for you. 2019 Federal Budget The 2019…

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Removing tax deductibility of non-compliant payments

Removing tax deductibility of non-compliant payments Every business owner needs to read this. Every business owner needs to read this. From the…

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The Taxman is after your Bitcoin profits

The Taxman Is After Your Bitcoin Profits Understanding your obligations with digital currencies. The Taxman is after your Bitcoin profits! The…

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Private Health Insurance

Do I need Private Health Insurance? Find out about the tax benefits of health insurance. Private Health Insurance – Yes or No Public vs…

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Instant asset write-off $20,000

Instant asset write-off, what is it? Are you taking advantage of this as a small business? Instant asset write off – take advantage before…

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Single Touch Payroll (STP)

Single Touch Payroll (STP) are you ready? Commencing from 1 July 2019 for all employers. Are you ready for Single Touch Payroll? Single Touch…

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Claiming mobile phone, internet and home phone expenses

Claiming mobile phone, internet and home phone expenses How to claim your work-related telephone expenses. Did you know if you own a phone or pay…

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Can I claim car expenses?

Claiming your car expenses. How to claim your work-related car expenses. In this blog article we take a closer look at claiming your car…

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How long do I need to keep tax records for?

Keeping your tax records. How long do you need to keep tax records? Keeping records is essential to help prepare an accurate tax return and…

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Should Young Adults Pay Board?

Should young adults pay board to their Parents? A closer look at an interesting dilemma. Soaring house prices and the rising cost of living…

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What’s Your Business New Year Resolution?

What’s Your Business New Year Resolution? How to achieve your business goals this New Year What’s Your Business New Year Resolution?…

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Have you got control of your finances?

Have you got control of your finances? How to keep your finances under control. It’s a new year, the festive season is over….so how do your…

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5 Proven Ways to Set Goals and Achieve Them

5 Proven Ways to Set Goals and Achieve Them How to achieve your goals this New Year Setting Goals is by far one of the most important things…

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Benchmarking – how does your business compare?

Benchmarking – how does your business compare? How to avoid being audited and increase performance Small business benchmarks are a tool the…

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What insurance do I need for my business?

What insurance do I need? Accidents do happen and being insured is a must General Liability Insurance: Every business, even if home-based, needs…

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Holiday season operating hours

Holiday season operating hours Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. As another year draws to close we’d like to thank all of our…

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Tax office cracks down

Tax office cracks down on work-related expense claims The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is targeting work-related expense claim. This year the…

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Cashflow and the holiday season

Cash Flow Management Cashflow and the holiday season (important for small business). With Christmas fast approaching it is very important that…

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Long Service Leave Changes

Long Service Leave Changes 1 November 2018 (important changes for small business owners!) The Long Service Leave Act 2018 (Vic) has become law…

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ATO Scams Warning

ATO Scam Warning Have you been contacted by someone impersonating a registered tax agent or the ATO? In a recent twist in the “fake tax debt”…

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Announcement – ZJL Partners – We’ve changed names

Announcement – ZJL Partners Exciting new future for ZJL Partners Effective 1 October 2018 we’re changing our name from ZJL…

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Federal Budget 2018

Federal Budget 2018 Here are the winners and losers of this year’s federal budget: Federal Budget 2018 – high notes for SMEs, but further…

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