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Business Matters – Quarter 4, 2016

Strategies for managing your business

• Investing in business real property

• New PAYG withholding rates

• Taking out a chattel mortgage

• Preparing for your business exit

• Are you underpaying employees?

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Profit Matters – Spring Edition, 2016

Helping to increase business profit

• Crafting your promotional mix

• How to be successful in new situations

• Boost resilience in the workplace

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Tax Matters – Edition 20, 2016

Tax strategies for you and your business

• ATO crackdown on work-related expenses

• How do franking credits work?

• Tax tips for property investors

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Business Matters – Quarter 3, 2016

Strategies for managing your business

• Finding your target market

• New  high income threshold

• Getting your BAS right

• Calculating fuel tax credits

• Setting out terms and conditions

• Eliminating hiring bias

  • And much more

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YEAR END STRATEGIES 2015-2016

The 2015/2016 Tax Guide For You & Your Business

• Surviving the run up to June 30

• End of financial year: SMSFs

• Keeping on top of your records

• Upcoming ATO compliance targets

• End-of-year superannuation checklist

• And More

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TAX MATTERS – BUDGET EDITION – 2016

Tax Strategies For You & Your Business

• Industries on the ATO’s radar this year

• Federal Budget – Superannuation changes

• ATO to focus on collectables

• Federal Budget – Individuals

• Federal Budget – flexible super

• Tax on gifts and donations

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PROFIT MATTERS – Autumn – 2016

Helping you realise your full profit potential

INSIDE:

• Managing online reviews

• Finding the right culture fit

• Leverage from LinkedIn

• Conducting effective meetings

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TAX MATTERS – Ed18 – 2016

Strategies For You And Your Business

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• ATO crackdown on rental property tax claims

• Limits for FBT Benefits

• Cutting tax on share transfers

• Calculating your property GST

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Newcastle Business advisors news Jan 2016

BUSINESS MATTERS Q1 -Jan 2016

Strategies for managing your business

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• Employment termination payments

• Cancelling or transferring a business name

• Selling your business GST-free

• Making environmental claims

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TAX MATTERS – Ed17 – 2015

Strategies for you and your business

INSIDE:

• Applying for a tax withholding variation

• Claiming tax deductions for your website

• Tax-deductible overseas trips

• Selling your business

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BUSINESS MATTERS – Q4 – 2015

Strategies for managing your business

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• Wage reductions can be risky business

• Surviving the ATO crackdown

• Expanding your business overseas

• Signing a personal guarantee

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TAX MATTERS – Edition 16 – 2015

Tax strategies for you and your business

INSIDE:

• ATO focuses on rental property deductions

• Training course deductions

• Reducing holiday house CGT

• Work-related expensed on ATO hitlist

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BUSINESS MATTERS – Quarter 3 – 2015

Strategies for managing your business

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• Annual leave overhaul

• Be careful of automatic renewals in contracts

• Update on unemployment laws

• Delivering quality customer service

• ACCC cracks down on franchises

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Federal Budget Business Tax

FEDERAL BUDGET TAX UPDATE

The Federal Budget Tax Matters Edition For You And Your Business

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•    Budget focus on stimulating small business

•    Fuel tax credit rate increases

•    R&D and other incentives

•    Property damage considerations for investors

•    Tax shortfall disclosure commended

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2015 YEAR END TAX STRATEGIES

The 2014/15 Tax Guide For You And Your Business

INSIDE:

•    Surviving the run up to June 30

•    End of financial year: SMSFs

•    Keeping on top of your records

•    Upcoming ATO compliance targets

•    End-of-year superannuation checklist

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2015 TAX MATTERS

Tax Strategies For You & Your Business

INSIDE:

•    Negative Gearing For Property Investors

•    Share Transactions: ATO Digging

•    ATO Targets motor vehicles

•    Minimising Your FBT Bill

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2015 BUSINESS UPDATE Newcastle Business Accountants News 2015 Strategies For Managing Your Business

INSIDE:

•    Business Resolutions for 2015

•    Managing Your Cashflow

•    Making Sure FBTs are beneficial

•    A guide to CGT

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2014 YEAR END BUSINESS UPDATE Newcastle Business Accountants News Strategies For Managing Your Business INSIDE:

•    ATO improvements for small businesses

•    Don’t get an FBT hangover

•    A resolution for 2015: estate planning

•    Make the most of holiday promotions

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Tax Matters November 2014 Newcastle Business Accountants News

Strategies For Managing Your Business INSIDE:

•    ATO cracking down on dividend washing

•    Travel and car related tax deductions

•    Small business CGT concessions

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Business Matters October 2014 Newcastle Business Accountants News

Strategies For Managing Your Business INSIDE:

•    Dealing with annual cashflow fluctuations

•    Make your business environmentally friendly

•    Loss carry-back offset repealed

•    Getting your super payments right And more CLICK TO OPEN

 


 

Business Matters July 2014 Newcastle Business News

Strategies For Managing Your Business INSIDE:

•    Reducing your electricity costs

•    Issuing electronic payslips

•    Changes to card payments

•    Wage subsidies for older employees

•    Adjusting to higher FBT And more CLICK TO OPEN

 


 

Business Matters June 2014

Newcastle Business News Strategies For Managing Your Business INSIDE:

•    ACCC targeting franchises

•    Penalty for unpaid super

•    Refund policies in business

•    Common mistakes at year-end

•    Fine print in advertising And more CLICK TO OPEN

 


 

Federal Budget Edition of Tax Matters 15 May 2014 Federal Budget Business Tax News

Budget Edition For You and Your Business

INSIDE:

•    What Budget 2014 means for individuals

•    What Budget 2014 means for business

•    Indirect taxes update

•    Tax changes in pipeline

•    And more CLICK TO OPEN

 


 

Financial Year End Strategies 2014 Business Tax News

The 2013/14 Tax Guide for You and Your Business INSIDE:

•    Year end super strategies

•    Work related travel expenses

•    2014 year end tax tips

•    Introduction to stronger super

•    And more CLICK TO OPEN

 


 

Tax Matters – March 2014 Business Tax News

Strategies for Managing Your Business INSIDE:

•    Medicare Levy Increase

•    Avoid Common Lodgement Errors

•    Ending Paper Statements

•    Tax Tip

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Business Matters Q1 – 2014

January-Business-Matters Strategies for managing your business INSIDE:

•    PPSA deadline looms

•    Update on unemployment laws

•    New year’s resolutions for 2014

•    ATO reminder about RFB

•    Record keeping for businesses

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End Of Year Updates 2013

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  The end of year guide for you & your business

IN THIS GUIDE:

•    FBT at Christmas time

•    Property investment options

•    Employee leave during holidays

•    SuperStream is here

•    Protecting company revenue

•    And more OPEN NEWSLETTER HERE 

 


 

Tax Matters – November 2013 Tax News November 2013

IN THIS EDITION
– Proposed tax changes for 2014
– Tax cheat crackdown
– New push tax returns
– Dependent tax offset changed

 

Tax Matters – September 2013

IN THIS EDITION
– ATO releases compliance targets for 2013-14
– Contractor or employee? Increased ATO focus
– New fuel tax credit rates
– ATO concerns with SME knowledge
– Car depreciation limit for 2013-14

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Year End Tax News End Of Financial Year Strategies In this guide; 

– How to reduce the taxman’s share of the pie..legally!

– ATO increase penalty units

– Personal super strategies for year end

– Home business tax deductions

– Borrowing strategies for a SMSF

– SMSF member insurance

– New super changes

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Tax Matters – May 2013

Newcastle Accountants Federal Budget UpdateFederal Budget Edition 

– The future of superannuation
– Tightening the franking credit loophole
– New definition of ‘residential premises’ for GST
– Improving the integrity of the tax system
– Changes to social security payments

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Tax Matters – March 2013

Tax advice and business advice news
 
 In this edition of tax matters:
  – GST refund time limit
  – Maximising travel expense claims
  – Common FBT exemptions

Questions to Ask Your Business Accountant
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Tax Matters – December 2012 Edition 4

In this edition we look at:

  • Compliance bar lifted for SMSFs
  • SMSFs and ‘business-like’ activity
  • Tax Focus – New Rules To The GST Refund
  • Concessional contributions cap update

End Of The Year Update – December 2012

In this issue we look at:

  • FBT and Christmas – The top 10
  • Make more of the festive season
  • Common marketing mistakes
  • Super changes ahead
  • The new Director Penalty Regime
  • Employee or Contractor

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Tax Matters – News – September 2012

In this issue we look at four areas including:

  • Real property and SMSFs
  • New Reporting for construction
  • Tax audits for wealthy
  • Tax Focus on excess contributions allowed

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Tax Matters – Budget Update – May 2012Newcastle Accountants Tax NewsFEDERAL BUDGET UPDATE

  • A blow for superannuation
  • Loss carry-back scheme to encourage investment
  • Increased director obligations
  • SMSF compliance and insurance
  • Trust resolution deadlines
  • Top 10 budget highlights
  • Plus more

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Tax Matters – March 2012Newcastle Tax Accountant NewsTax News For You And Your Business In This Issue:Taxation News March 2012

  • Fringe Benefit Tax
  • Dividend franking of SMSF’s
  • More power to hold refunds
  • Tax focus – closing in on tax cheats

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