We keep you informed on the latest accounting, business taxation and audit news for small, medium and family businesses.


Mastering Business Succession Planning: Key Insights

20th September 2023|News|

Author: Karina Heydon What is the end game for your business? Succession is not just a topic for a TV series or billionaire families, it’s about

Exploring Small-Scale Subdivisions: Tax Implications and Common Pitfalls

20th September 2023|News|

Author: James Sanguanchati You’ve got a block of land that’s perfect for a subdivision. The details have all been worked out with Council, the builders, and

Why Tax Refunds Are Shrinking: The Explanation

20th September 2023|News|

Author: Shaun Allen The tax refund many Australians expect has dramatically reduced. We show you why. There is a psychology to tax refunds that successive Governments

Tax Savings for you and your business

21st June 2023|Accounting, News, Taxation|

Author: James Sanguanchati It’s that time of year when we all look at what last minute things we can do to maximise tax savings. In the

Super savings and strategies

21st June 2023|Accounting, News, Taxation|

Author: Karina Heydon Tax deductions for topping up super You can make up to $27,500 in concessional contributions each year assuming your super balance has not

Is ‘downsizing’ worth it?

21st June 2023|Accounting, Advisory|

Author: Shaun Allen From 1 January 2023, those 55 and over can make a ‘downsizer’ contribution to superannuation. Downsizer contributions are an excellent way to get

The ATO’s final position on risky trust distributions

28th March 2023|Accounting, News, Taxation|

Author: Rohan Toon The ATO has released its final position on how it will apply some integrity rules dealing with trust distributions - changing the goal

What’s the deal with working from home?

28th March 2023|Accounting, News, Taxation|

Author: Karina Heydon The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has updated its approach to how you claim expenses for working from home. The ATO has ‘refreshed’ the

FBT-free Electric Cars

28th March 2023|Accounting, Taxation|

Author: Shaun Allen The Bill containing the FBT exemption for electric cars passed through Parliament on 28 November 2022 and has passed Royal Assent. Electric vehicles

Queensland scraps new land tax changes

12th December 2022|Accounting, News, Taxation|

Queensland backs down on Australia wide land tax assessment The Queensland Government has backed away from an amendment that would have seen the

Stage-three tax cuts: what are they, how do they work and why do they exist?

12th December 2022|Accounting, News, Taxation|

In September, amid a climate of startling interest rates, UK Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng announced a series of tax cuts, including the reduction of

Our top 4 Christmas tax questions

12th December 2022|News, Taxation|

Every year, we are asked about the tax impact of various Christmas or holiday related gestures. Here are our 4 top issues: Staff