Year: 2017

Client impact statement: Couriers and cleaners to report contractor payments

The government will extend the taxable payments reporting system to contractors in the courier and cleaning industries, with effect from Read More

What is stamp duty?

Stamp duty is a tax on written documents (‘instruments’) and on certain transactions. It is imposed by state and territory Read More

Housing affordability Bills passed by Senate

The Senate has passed the Bills outlined below, part of the government’s housing affordability package announced in the 2017 Budget, Read More

the Special Children’s Christmas Party

It is the leadup to Christmas and one of our favorite ways to celebrate each year is to participate in Read More

Searching for a business grant from the government?

Article source –   Why not start with’s new grant categories search!   Last updated: 17 November 2017 Read More

Personalised perfection

When anyone is handed a complex problem, we want to reach that ‘aha moment’ to solve it and move on Read More

Comparative table of different business structures

This chart is intended to provide a quick reference to factors considered relevant in the selection of trading and investment Read More

Roy Morgan Image of Professions Survey 2017

Health professionals continue domination with Nurses most highly regarded again; followed by Doctors and Pharmacists    June 07 2017 Finding Read More

Deductions for investors and landlords

A person who derives investment income, such as rents, dividends or interest, can deduct expenditure incurred in connection with the Read More

Stamp duty and land tax on rental property

When a taxpayer purchases a rental property, she/he will incur various “transaction taxes”. The precise nature and level of these Read More

Single touch payroll reporting

Single touch payroll (STP) is a reporting framework for “substantial employers” to provide payroll and superannuation information to the Commissioner Read More

Checklist: 2016/17 year end — allowable deductions for ADF members

Use this checklist to determine your eligibility for the most common work-related tax deductions for members of the Australian Defence Read More