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Where is my tax refund!?

For some people the wait for their expected tax refund can seem to drag out! Many people are under the impression that once their tax return has been lodged via their tax agent that the refund is immediate, unfortunately this is not the case. We are seeing the ATO take…….

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Australian Taxation Office Rulings

As of 1 July 2018, the Commissioner of Taxation has determined that the rate for work-related car expenses to be 68 cents per kilometre. The new rate remains applicable to subsequent income years until such time as the Commissioner determines that it should be varied. This determination applies to…

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Did you know…..??

Like you, our clients, Initiative also has to meet specific lodgement targets with the ATO. These targets are reported to us by the ATO and outline our performance for the year. The most important thing to our tax agent status is our clients’…….

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Xero Tips & Tricks

Here at initiative we are all about working smarter not harder. One way we do that is by embracing
cloud-based technology, like accounting/bookkeeping software Xero. Here are our top 5 tips……

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Want to grow your business?

Any type of business owner will consistently want to achieve growth, profitability and value in their business, but few actually know……

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2018 Federal Budget

PayroScott Morrison, the Federal Treasurer, delivered his 3rd budget tonight.  Our good friends at Wolters Kluwer have kindly provided us with a quick reference guide…..

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