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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...
  • 02 Oct 2014

    Are your contractors really employees in disguise?

    On the flip side: businesses who engage contractors need to be proactive in reviewing arrangements to ensure they are not exposed to material liabilities as the ATO continues to challenge (often successfully) the treatment of contractors under Superannuation Guarantee legislation… Recently the Federal Government commented that the ATO should ‘relax’ its approach to contractors. That... more...

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  • 02 Oct 2014

    Are you in business? The ATO might not think so!

    If you are in business and earn income from your own personal skill or effort – like many contractors – you could be in danger of losing some business tax benefits if the ATO decides you shouldn’t be taxed like a business. And a company structure doesn’t make you immune… There are some businesses that... more...

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  • 02 Oct 2014

    Superannuation: What happens to it when you die?

    The outcome of a recent court case could change current belief and convention on what happens to your superannuation when you die. Whatever the ongoing impact, it serves as a strong reminder to make sure you have taken care of the detail… The general rule is that superannuation is not part of your estate. It... more...

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  • 17 Jun 2014

    Top 5 Save Tax Tips

    A great time to give back:  Make a donation now and claim the deduction this year. If you donate monthly to charities, think about paying the full year’s worth of donations upfront and take the deduction now. Do you operate through a company? If you operate through a company structure and the company has advanced... more...

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  • 17 Jun 2014

    It’s the EOFY! What now?

    Individuals Temporary Budget Repair Levy (or the Debt Tax):  Adds 2% to the tax rate for every dollar of a taxpayer’s annual taxable income over $180,000 Increase in the Medicare Levy from 1.5% to 2% Superannuation Guarantee charge increases from 9.25% to 9.5%. Aged care reforms introduce new assets tests for resident’s accommodation and care... more...

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  • 17 Jun 2014

    Budget 2015 – A simple guide

    Tony Abbott and his Liberal Government’s first Budget has certainly generated plenty of discussion – or should we say controversy? But in the weeks since it was unveiled, as the dust has had a chance to settle a bit, many are still left wondering what it actually means for you and I? In short, the... more...

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  • 26 Mar 2014

    New Website Launched

    As the new year begins so too does a revitalised website for accounting firm BHR... more...

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