Tools for keeping your business on track

Are you a tradie running your own business? Did you know it’s important to keep records of your finances? Good record keeping will help you stay on top of.

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Company Director’s Personal Liability to the ATO

If you are a director, you can become personally liable for the company’s unpaid pay-as-you-go (PAYG) withholding, superannuation guarantee (SG) and superannuation guarantee charge (GC) payments to the ATO.

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New Workplace Laws Enforced For The First Time

The Federal Government’s amendment to the Fair Work Act through the Protecting Vulnerable Workers Act 2017, now requires employers disprove wage claims made in a court if they don’t.

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Single Touch Payroll Reporting – Are you ready?

As a small business employer you would have by now heard of Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting and perhaps haven’t really had to pay much attention until now….. Single Touch Payroll.

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Exciting changes affecting 2019 Tax Time

  Effective 29 January 2019 The small business instant write off threshold increases to $25,000!! Plus has been extended up to 30 June 2020 – great news for small.

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What is Probate and when is it required?

What is Probate: It is the official recognition by the Supreme Court that a Will is legally valid and those named as executors are authorised to administer the deceased.

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New Casual Employee Fair Work Regulations

The Federal Government has recently introduced the Fair Work Amendment (Casual Loading Offset) Regulations 2018 in response to the Federal Court’s decision in WorkPac Pty Ltd v Skene ..

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The Dangers of Sham Contracting

The Fair Work Ombudsman has delivered a timely reminder for businesses to avoid dodgy sham contracting practices and of the risk of personal liability for directors and HR managers..

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Reverse Mortgage – Is it right for you?

Borrowing against your home A reverse mortgage can help older Australians unlock the wealth in their homes after retirement. However, there can be long-term financial risks. What is a.

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Is not paying a worker legal?

Generally all workers must be paid for their work. However under the Fair Work Act certain unpaid work arrangements can be lawful. These arrangements can be valuable for both.

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