October 2018 Newsletter

Please click on the following link to view our monthly accounting/tax newsletter for October 2018: October 2018 We would like to highlight the following articles in this month’s newsletter:- Claiming work-related expenses: ATO guides and toolkits – This year the ATO has launched its biggest ever education campaign to help taxpayers get their tax returns right. The […]

September 2018 Newsletter

Please click on the following link to view our monthly accounting/tax newsletter for September 2018: September-2018 We would like to highlight the following articles in this month’s newsletter:- Excess super after tax contributions – The ATO is reminding taxpayers that they may have to pay extra tax if they exceed their non-concessional / after tax contributions cap. […]

2018 Investment Markets Review

Please click on the following link to view BT’s 2018 Investment Market Review (July 2018 release). June – In Review Developments in the global economy The US Federal Reserve tightened monetary policy for the second time this year with two more rate hikes expected in the second half. In contrast, there is little to suggest […]

August 2018 Newsletter

Please click on the following link to view our monthly accounting/tax newsletter for August 2018: August Newsletter We would like to highlight the following articles in this month’s newsletter:- Scams – The ATO is reminding taxpayers to be careful of scammers. The traditional scam operations are much more sophisticated now and they targeting many areas including taxpayers […]

May 2018 Newsletter

Please click on the following link to view our monthly accounting/tax newsletter for May 2018: May Newsletter We would like to highlight the following articles in this month’s newsletter:- ATO closely examines work-related car expenses – the May 2018 newsletter highlights that the ATO has announced it will be closely examining claims for these expenses in 2018 tax […]

Federal Budget 2018-19 Summary

Overview On 8 May 2018, the Government delivered the 2018-19 Federal Budget. The positive news from this year’s Budget is that the changes are minimal in number compared to prior years and largely positive in nature. Some of the proposed changes are to personal taxation thresholds and tax offsets from 1 July 2018 over a […]

Market News

Investment markets experienced a return to volatility in February 2018 After a strong start to the year, global stock markets were sold off in early February on the back of a stronger-than-expected wage growth figure in the US, which alarmed markets. It might seem counter-intuitive that good economic news would trigger a share market fall, […]

April 2018 Newsletter

Please click on the following link to view our monthly accounting/tax newsletter for April 2018: April Newsletter We would like to highlight the following articles in this month’s newsletter:- Super Thresholds for 2019 Year – the April 2018 newsletter highlights the Superannuation rates and thresholds for the 2019 financial year. Please note, that the contribution limits have not […]

March 2018 Newsletter

Please click on the following link to view our monthly accounting/tax newsletter for March 2018: March Newsletter 2018 We would like to highlight the following article in this month’s newsletter:- $1.6mil Super Transfer Cap – the March 2018 newsletter highlights that the ATO are reviewing information they have received to date regarding super fund member balances and how […]

December 2017 Newsletter

Please click on the following link to view our monthly accounting/tax newsletter for December 2017: December 2017 Newsletter We would like to highlight the following articles in this month’s newsletter:- Lower Company Tax Rate – the December 2017 newsletter discusses the government’s view on the eligibility of small companies to access the lower corporate tax rate.  Following […]