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ATO Lodgement Due Dates

We are just about at the end of the 2019 Financial Year and as such we thought we would provide some insight into lodgement due dates.

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Pensions

After a lifetime of work, retirement is the reward. If self-funding, retiring before pension age or saving to meet retirement financial goals, you will need to have a strategy in place to ensure your retirement is all that you’d hoped for.

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2018-19 ATO Crackdown

Hundreds of thousands of Aussies are expected to receive “please explain” letters this year amid a dramatic escalation in the ATO’s crackdown on the $8.7 billion “tax gap”.

Work-related claims like dry cleaning and car expenses

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Xero…..the cloud beater

We have been asked by our clients, to share the preferred bookkeeping software recommended to our clients, especially with the fast-approaching mandatory Single Touch Payroll reporting.

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Individual tax rates – changes are coming

If re-elected the Liberal party have promised to simplify the current tax levels imposed on individual tax payers. They have also proposed to increase the eligibility for the low-income tax offset. The changes to the low-income tax offset would see taxpayers…..

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Self Funded Retirees and super – opposites collide

The Liberal party couldn’t be more opposite to the much-publicised Labor policy in regard to franking credits. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, many self-funded retirees should now be aware of the potential loss of franking…..

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Company Tax – on the chopping block

Anyone who operates a small business in Australia will already know the company tax rate has reduced from 30% to 27.5% in the last 2 years. The Morrison lead Liberal party plans to lower the company tax rate to even lower levels…..

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Ending Corporate Handouts from the Government

The Greens mantra is that Government spending should fund the services we all need to live a good life, not prop up industries which support the fortunate few over the rest of us. They believe the Liberal and Labor party…..

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