07 Aug 2017
Options for small businesses to access finance are set to change from 29 September, 2017 with the recent passing of crowd sourced funding (CSF) legislation. While the concept of crowdfunding isn’t a new one for many start-ups and micro businesses, ...
01 Aug 2017
Don’t let the winter cold distract you from your financial goals. Winter can be the perfect time to prepare your strategies for the new financial year. Even though the winter months can sometimes be bleak, especially if you live in ...
04 Jul 2017
Most investors have heard of Capital Gains Tax (CGT) but few understand what it is and how to minimise the amount of tax paid. We take a look at what CGT is and what you can do to decrease the ...
04 Jul 2017
Anyone who has completed their own tax return will know that the tax office treats different types of income differently. Bank interest is recorded in one section, dividends from shares in another and managed fund distributions somewhere else. And unless ...
27 Jun 2017
Getting a car loan without any credit history can be tricky, yet it is not that uncommon for someone to suddenly find they need a loan for a new car
but they don’t have any credit history. Does this ...
21 Jun 2017
People go into franchising for a number of reasons: a passion for a particular product or service, the freedom of owning your own business or as a lifestyle choice. However, too many prospective franchisees rush into buying ...
19 Jun 2017
It’s taken a lot of give and take between politicians but the proposed changes to small business taxation rules from the 2015/16 Federal Budget have been passed into law. Take advantage of these tax breaks
16 Jun 2017
It’s almost the end of the financial year and that means it’s time to get your tax affairs in order. The Australian Taxation Office is encouraging people with relatively simple tax returns to complete them online but many people are ...
12 May 2017
By now, you will have heard all the commentary around the 2017 Federal Budget but what does it mean for your business? Following are some of the key measures that will have the most impact on SMEs
Instant asset write-off
04 Apr 2017
All business owners understand the importance of cash in their business. However, it can be difficult to predict your cash flow into the future. Sometimes the cash can appear to mysteriously vanish, even when your profits seem healthy. So what ...