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  • 05 May 2015 The Budget: Businesses more...
  • 05 May 2015 The Budget: Your Superannuation more...
  • 05 May 2015 The Budget: Families & Pensions more...
  • 05 May 2015 Budget 2015: Are you in the firing line? more...
  • 05 May 2015 Do you receive salary packaging? You need to read this: more...
  • 05 Feb 2015 The political landscape and what it means for you more...
  • 05 Feb 2015 What happened to all of those planned Budget cuts? more...
  • 03 Feb 2015 We can get a better tax deal. Here’s how: more...
  • 03 Feb 2015 Divorce and what it means for your business more...
  • 03 Feb 2015 What would Paul Keating do with SMSFs today? more...
  • 05 May 2015

    The Budget: Businesses

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott recently announced the planned 1.5% company tax rate reduction would be scrapped for all but small business. Small business is expected to be a focus in the upcoming Budget with a small business package. It’s also likely that research and development to foster “innovative” start-up initiatives will receive a boost. Treasurer... more...

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  • 05 May 2015

    The Budget: Your Superannuation

    Change in the way superannuation is taxed is undoubtedly on the horizon – especially on super accounts with a very high balance. Support for change from Australia’s leading superannuation industry body, the Federal Opposition and a recent Tax Discussion Paper suggest if the issue doesn’t pop up in this Budget, reform may still occur in... more...

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  • 05 May 2015

    The Budget: Families & Pensions

    Prime Minister Tony Abbott calls the “Families Package” the centrepiece of the upcoming Federal Budget with child care facing “significant changes”. The Government says it will provide a better deal but it is most likely to be a reformulation of how child care support applies. If the Budget measures follow the Productivity Commission’s recent recommendations... more...

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  • 05 May 2015

    Budget 2015: Are you in the firing line?

    If you are a high income earner, earn income from overseas, or have a large asset base, AND if the rumours have any truth to them, you’re in the firing line in the 2015/2016 Federal Budget. The big question is where can the Government get savings into the Budget that will pass the Senate WHILE... more...

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  • 05 May 2015

    Do you receive salary packaging? You need to read this:

    In last year’s Budget, the Government introduced a 2% ‘debt tax’ on high income earners – the temporary budget repair levy. If you earn less than $180,000 you might be thinking that won’t affect you. But a number of other tax changes bundled with the debt tax could impact the attractiveness of your salary packaging... more...

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  • 03 Feb 2015

    We can get a better tax deal. Here’s how:

    Getting a better tax deal for smaller businesses You need to be proactive. But even that only works sometimes. Larger companies tend to spend more on advice to not only identify current opportunities but to understand the tax impact when acquiring new businesses, selling assets, structuring or restructuring. We’ve seen many scenarios where businesses seek... more...

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  • 03 Feb 2015

    Divorce and what it means for your business

    Breaking up is hard to do.  Beyond the emotional and financial turmoil divorce creates, for business owners there are a number of additional issues that will need to be resolved. What happens when there is a family company? A recent ruling from the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will create a tax burden for many divorcing... more...

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  • 03 Feb 2015

    What would Paul Keating do with SMSFs today?

    Top SMSF property investment mistakes Former Prime Minister Paul Keating recently suggested that Self Managed Superannuation Funds (SMSF) should be restricted from investing in residential property. He told the Financial Review: “If I was treasurer today, I would be looking very hard at the whole entitlement or availability of debt to SMSFs,” he said. “They... more...

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  • 02 Oct 2014

    Committed to helping your business succeed!

    If you’re in business and a client of BHR Papalia, you are entitled to free help from our Business Improvement Specialist David Paine. He offers professional and practical advice on a range of issues you could be struggling with in your business. David is happy to meet you at your place or ours and the... more...

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  • 02 Oct 2014

    Rental property expenses: Your questions answered

    If you are a landlord AND confused about what expenses you can and can’t claim as a tax deduction against your rental property, you are not alone! We’ve addressed a few common problem areas that you might find helpful… Here’s the general rule: there needs to be a relationship between the money you make and... more...

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