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APR
FBT: what you should be aware of
With the FBT lodgement deadline fast approaching, we give you some tips on areas of FBT which may need particular attention, such as motor vehicles, employee contributions, the living-away-from-home allowance, car parking and the employer rebate.

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17
APR
It's FBT time again
FBT time is well and truly upon us, with only a month to go until the due date for the lodgement of the return. With the due date so close, most businesses would be in the middle of preparing or even finalising their returns. For those that have put it off, there is still time to lodge, we can help you understand any FBT issues you may have to expedite the process.

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16
MAR
Business cash payments are on the ATO's radar
Cash might be king, but the use of cash by businesses is attracting attention from the ATO. It will begin visits of selected businesses to ensure that all tax obligations are met. Third-party data and risk analysis is being used to identify the types of businesses the ATO will visit, which will not be limited to one particular industry this time around.

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15
MAY
2017 Federal Budget - How does it affect you?
On Tuesday the 9th of May the treasurer Scott Morrison delivered the much anticipated 2017 Budget. The big ticket items predominately related to housing prices, spending on infrastructure and education, family violence spending and reforms to the welfare system. We summarise some key points from Tuesday night and how they will affect taxpayers.

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28
APR
Mandatory Data Breach Notification Laws
As of 13th February 2017 the Federal Parliament passed amendments to the Privacy Bill which now makes it compulsory for businesses to notify authorities of data breaches. The legislation affects all private sector businesses (including not-for-profits) with a turnover greater than $3m.

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24
Feb
Upcoming changes to superannuation rules
Some of the biggest changes to superannuation since the early 90s are coming into effect from 1 July 2017.

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27
Jan
Changes to the "Backpacker Tax"
On 1 January 2017, tax rates changed for working holiday makers who are in Australia on a 417 or 462 visa.

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21
Oct
Changes to UK Capital Gains Tax for Non-Residents
On 6th April 2015, the UK introduced Capital Gains Tax for non-residents selling a UK residential property.

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07
Oct
Business structures & the CGT Small Business Concessions
Business owners may be able to access the small business CGT concessions which can significantly reduce the CGT payable on the sale of a business.

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26
Aug
Why every business should have internal controls
Internal controls are the processes, checks & balances that need to be put into place to reduce the likelihood of errors, duplication, omissions or fraud

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