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7 Steps to prepare for the $50,000 NEW home owner grant! Investors included! One month to go! Act Now!

Australia’s peak property body is lobbying the government to provide a $50,000 grant to buyers of newly constructed dwellings. The Property Council of Australia has proposed […]

Buying a new home?

Is it time for a home loan health check? In 2016, we enjoyed the lowest interest rates on record. But have you been able to take […]

Office closing for public holiday

Our office will be closed tomorrow, November 5th for the Melbourne Cup. Our normal hours will resume on Wednesday, November 7th at 9 am. Sorry for […]

We will be closed on Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28.

Our office will be closed on Friday, 27/9/2019 and Saturday 28/9/2019 for the Grand Final Friday. We will reopen on the next Monday, 30/9/2019 at 9 […]

Tax tips for Teaching or Coaching

As a teacher or school coach, you may be able to claim deductions for the following expenses. The expenses should be work-related and be paid out […]

Car Expense: Logbook Method

You can claim deductions for car expenses when you use your own car for work purpose, including the leased or hired car. However, you can only […]

What can I claim as an office worker?

ATO has tailored deduction guides for a range of occupations, including: IT and media professionals Lawyers Real estate employees Sales and marketing professionals Other office workers […]

Don’t sweat your deductions

Personal trainers, sports and fitness pros: Feel a weight on your shoulders at tax time? Our accountants can help you work out your deductions lighten the […]

WHY INSURANCE FOR TRADIES?

WANT TO KNOW MORE? Call us on (03) 9548 1699 to come and discuss. Talk to us about the range of insurance covers out there that […]

Are you Single Touch Payroll (STP) ready?

Call us on (03) 9548 1699 to come and discuss. Single Touch Payroll (STP) is a new way of reporting these following information directly to ATO […]

Taxable payments annual report

  (Source: Ashfords) Businesses need to lodge a Taxable payments annual report (TPAR) for their contractors payments by 28 August each year if they you provide building and construction services cleaning services […]

Instant asset write-off

Businesses: The instant asset write-off has been expanded to include more businesses, the threshold has increased to $30,000 for each asset, and extended until 30 June […]

Fuel tax credit rates increased on 4 February

Businesses: Fuel tax credit rates increased on 4 February! 📞 Call us on (03) 9548 1699 ✅ to help you getting your claims right

GST on Property

Thinking of buying and selling property for profit? 🏡 You may need to register for GST (even if you’re not in business) if: • the turnover from […]

Record keeping for Rental property owners 🏡!

Rental property owners: make sure you keep proper records to support your deductions claims. Don’t miss out because of lost receipts or forgotten expenses! Some of […]

40% of working Aussies have more than one super account

Looking for ways to save money but not quite ready to give up your daily coffee? 💰☕ 40% of working Aussies have more than one super account, […]

Labour day Monday 11th of March 2019

We are open this Saturday from 9:30 am to 12:00 pm as usual. We shall be closed on Monday 11th of March 2019 for Labour day.

Employers: From 1 July you’ll need to start reporting through Single Touch Payroll (STP)

From 1 July 2019, you need to start reporting to ATO through Single Touch Payroll (STP) if you have one or more employees. 📞 Call us on […]

Small businesses: Ever wondered how your business performs compared to others in your industry? 📈

“ATO small business benchmarks are available for more than 100 industries and have just been updated with the latest data”. We use the benchmarks to see […]

🚨 SCAM WARNING! 🚨

Recently, some of our clients received scam calls. Please call us at 03 95481699 in case you receive any demand for tax over phone. “Be wary […]