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COVID-19 Finance Update Webinars

Are you worried about the implications COVID-19 could have on your personal or business loans? Are you looking to refinance to get over this difficult time? In case you missed our webinars on these topics, we have provided you with the recordings. …
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Eight tips to help start your new financial year with a bang

The new financial year is here and now is a great time to review, refine, plan and take some action to set yourself up financially. To help kickstart your finances, try these simple steps. Take stock Let’s be honest. What went right…
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The new financial year – time to review business performance

With the financial year at an end, and a new one just beginning, small and medium sized businesses have been busy preparing financial statements and income tax returns for lodgement with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO). From a strategic…
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Rental (passive) income and ‘carrying on a business’ for JobKeeper eligibility

When assessing eligibility for JobKeeper assistance, the first question that must be answered is whether the entity was carrying on a business as at 1 March 2020. This question is of particular relevance to entities that have solely or predominantly…
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Alternatives to a tax invoice for certain GST credit claims

Tax invoices are an essential element of Australia’s taxation system, and serve both to collect taxation revenue related to the goods and services on which GST is levied as well as record the credits that are claimable by eligible businesses. A business…
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Six ways to work remotely and stay productive

As our organisations come to terms with the COVID-19 situation, there are an increasing number of us who will be working remotely at least some of the time over the next weeks or months.  Many in the accounting profession will have worked…

Working from home – is it better for your lifestyle?

The increase in home-based businesses has been monumental in the past decade with now almost one million Australians earning an income from home. The types of businesses that can be operated from home are only limited by imagination; just…

Start-up businesses: Which is the right structure for you?

Start up businesses need to make one important decision from the outset – what type of business set-up will suit your enterprise best? And which structure will be best for the future? You've got a choice of four basic business structures…

10 important tips for business owners

As a business owner, there is always something to do, however many owners often spend more time working in the business than they do on the business. Here are ten simple management tips to help you maintain a successful business in good…

The unique needs of small business owners

The main reason people go into business for themselves is quite simple – to have more control. For others, wealth creation is the main focus, although small business also brings with it the higher chance of failure and loss. Is the hard work…

Good records save small businesses

According to the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) many small businesses fail due to poor record-keeping. Aside from the legal reasons, there are many financial reasons for making sure your books are in order. Every small business owner knows…