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Five ways to recession-proof your business

Economies tend to face headwinds every ten years as the business cycle moves from periods of growth to contraction. While recessions are challenging for small and medium businesses across Australia, it doesn't mean there aren't significant opportunities…
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5 small business strategies for kick-starting the financial year

How often do you give your business finances a tidy-up? As another end-of-financial-year rolls by, now is as good a time as any to undertake a bit of housekeeping. The stresses of running a small business often see us rushing, unprepared,…

JOBSEEKER, JOBKEEPER, NOW… JOBTRAINER!

The federal Government has launched JobTrainer, a new initiative intended to help ease the increasing unemployment rate in Australia. It is aimed at improving the skills of the young workforce who unexpectedly found themselves unemployed. The…
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Tax return tips

Despite the current COVID-19 world in which we live, the procedures for completing and lodging tax returns remains pretty much the same. So, before we sit down with you to go over your tax return, certain information will be needed. Of course these…
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Varying PAYG instalments because of COVID-19

PAYG instalments is a system that helps you manage your expected tax liability on income from your business or investments for the current income year by making smaller regular payments. To assist taxpayers experiencing financial difficulty…
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Instant asset write off extended to 31 December

Note that the boost to the instant asset write off rules that the government put in place to help stimulate the Australian economy in the face of the COVID-19 crisis has been extended to the end of this year. Businesses with a turnover of up…

Make this year a financially healthy one

Another year is over - how was it for you? Did you achieve everything you’d hoped? Are you better or worse off financially than you were this time last year? With a new year in front of you, what can you do to make the most of every…

When was your last financial review?

The months seem to fly past in a blink of an eye and although it feels like we were celebrating Christmas just a few months ago, it’s looming on the horizon again – another year gone! Almost every year we see changes to our superannuation…

Entering the investment property market

Purchasing a property for investment purposes can involve a different set of considerations compared to purchasing a home to live in. Here are some tips to get you started. Which rental market? First, decide if your property will cater…