Australia Post Update

Australia Post Update From the 4th of January 2016 there will be increased postage fees and three speeds for sending letters within Australia – Express post, and the new Priority and Regular services. Priority will take up to 1-4 business days. Regular post will now take up to 2 business days longer than priority. Both regular and Priority postage times … Read More

600 Targeted in Random ATO Audits

600 Targeted in Random ATO Audits

Back in June, the Australian Tax Office told a Parliamentary standing committee on tax and revenue that it was “considering” reintroducing random audits. Now the ATO has confirmed random audits will commence in 2016. The compliance program targeting 600 individuals and small businesses will focus on tax evasion and under-reporting.

Naughty or Nice? Xmas tax checklist

Naughty or Nice? Xmas tax checklist

It’s that time of year again – what to do for the Christmas party for the team, customer gifts, gifts of appreciation for your favourite accountant (just kidding), etc., etc. Here are our top tips for a generous and tax effective Christmas season:

Merry Christmas to all

Merry Christmas to all “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” John F. Kennedy’s words are just as pertinent now as in 1963. In uncertain times it’s more important than ever to embrace the spirit of the season. Share the joy. Be merciful and … Read More