New rules to prevent foreign residents avoiding tax when they sell Australian property will affect everyone buying or selling property with a market value of $2 million or more from 1 July 2016. Many transactions involving shares in a company or units in a trust will also be caught. Read More
This month we highlight and discuss the looming deadline on how collectibles held by SMSF's will need to be treated post-1 July 2016 and also, we give you the things you need to know in terms of managing FBT from 1 April 2016 and onwards Read More
So - how do you create certainty in uncertain times? Much of what we do personally to grow and protect our wealth, and commercially for the businesses we manage is subject to unpredictability and change. We look at the implications of change on you, your business and your superannuation. Read More
In this issue, we outline our top tips for a generous and tax effective Christmas season for your customers, your team, Christmas parties, gifts for staff, and for you.
In somewhat of a switch-up, our Quote of the Month is not only with us again – but it also leads off this edition. Difficult to argue or find fault with the sentiment. Read More
In this issue, we outline then examine the many ways in which your business structure may be holding you back and also, discuss the opportunities, investment and appetite in China. Finally, our Quote of the Month is with us again too. Read More
The former Treasurer, Joe Hockey, raised the ‘idea’ of personal tax cuts but are we really going to pay less tax any time soon? And, fifteen years after the introduction of the GST in Australia debate still rages over what should be taxed and whether the GST rate should increase. This month - we look at the key areas of change in relation to GST. We also address the much asked question of whether your SMSF should buy property in the USA. Read More