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 ...
04 Apr 2017
In spite of the growing threat it represents, many small business owners are still failing to properly protect their online information. And who can blame them? With so many other aspects of their business to focus on, it’s small wonder ...
27 Mar 2017
Most modern mortgages come with a redraw facility and a mortgage offset account. While they seem similar, they work in slightly different ways and both can be used to minimise interest paid over the life of your home loan.
With a ...
24 Mar 2017
No business can be successful in the long-term without establishing solid accounting systems. While it is true that a successful business has a number of crucial components to it including clever marketing, understanding the needs of the customers and quality products ...