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July 13, 2018

Saving for Your First Home?

Have you made voluntary super contributions since 01 July 2017? You may now be able to use these contributions and associated earnings to help buy your […]
July 5, 2018

Tax Time Is Here!

Tax time is here!  Are you ready to lodge your tax return? We are ready to help you maximise your potential refund! Feel free to contact […]
June 28, 2018

Tax tip for claiming work related deductions

Tax tip: Remember to meet ALL three conditions when claiming work-related expenses: 🌟 The expenses should be paid from your own pocket (NOT have been reimbursed by […]
June 21, 2018

$20,000 Instant Asset Write Off

Dear small business owners: Do you know that you can immediately deduct the business portion of assets costing under $20,000 in this year’s tax return? Just […]
June 14, 2018

As Low As 3.63%!

Dear home owners and investors,   Are you paying interest at a rate starting with 4 or 5? Talk to us for rates as low as […]
June 7, 2018

Plenty of deductions available for investors under new legislation

The 2017 budget had brought some changes to the depreciation rules on second-hand residential properties purchased after 7.30pm on the 9th of May 2017. The changes […]
May 31, 2018

Lost Track of Your Super?

If you have changed jobs, done casual work, moved house or changed your name, then you could be one of the many Australians who have lost […]
May 24, 2018

Tip for small businesses

Tip for Small businesses: With tax time coming, it is best time to get all your records in order. Gather and categorize all your business records […]
May 17, 2018

FBT Returns Due by 21 May

Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) returns are due by 21 May. You may need to lodge if you have provided your employees with:  A car for private […]
May 10, 2018

Tax Relief in Budget 2018-19

Tax relief for low and middle-income earners will apply from 01 July 2018.   For 2018-19, people receiving up to $37,000 per year will get up […]
May 4, 2018

Index of Commodity Prices April 2018

Initial evaluations for April specify that the index is declined by an average of 3.8% per month in SDR terms, due to the decrease in Iron […]
April 28, 2018

Business Health Check

Just like a doctor’s check-up, business performance checks are always beneficial and can diagnose health problems before it’s too late. Have a business health check to […]
April 21, 2018

Claim Deductions For Carpet, Curtains, Furniture or Appliances?

Rental property owners: Do you claim deductions for depreciating assets like carpet, curtains, furniture or appliances? Law alterations may affect what you can claim on second-hand plant […]
April 5, 2018

RBA Cash Rate Stays Steady

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has determined to keep the cash rate flat at 1.5% at its third board meeting of the year. The decision meets market […]
March 28, 2018

Is Your Tax Return Overdue?

If your income exceeds the tax-free threshold which is currently $18,200, you’re required to lodge a tax return. In some cases, you may even be required to lodge if […]
March 9, 2018

Home Loans Interest Rate Is Still Low

This month, the Reserve Bank of Australia has left the cash rate unchanged. It means the cash rate remains at 1.5%. Consequently, banks are continuing to […]
March 3, 2018

Saving for Your First Home?

Saving to buy your first home? 🙋🏡 Did you know that you can contribute money into your super to help you save faster for your first home? […]
March 3, 2018

Thinking of Downsizing?

Are you 65 or over and thinking of selling the family home? 🏡 If you’re eligible you can put up to $300,000 from the sale of your […]
March 1, 2018

Index of Commodity Prices February 2018

Preliminary estimates for February indicate that the index increased by 1.8 per cent (on a monthly average basis) in SDR terms, after increasing by 7.7 per […]