The Australian Taxation Office has flagged its deduction “Clusters” that will draw the closest attention in the light of COVID-19 considerations

Tax Time will look substantially different in the 2020 year, with flow-on effects from COVID-19 making their presence felt. With more people working from home, reduced hours of work, and some people having the misfortune of not being able to work at all, The A.T.O. will expect to see a reduction in claims for work-related [...]

The Australian Taxation Office wants you to be alert to a new tax scam targeting disaster victims…

There is NO 8% Bonus on 2020 Tax Returns! Just when you thought your fictitious Nigerian Grandmother had finally lost your email address, along comes a new “Scam” to relieve you of some of your “Hard-earned.” The difference with this one is that it is so timely and so well targeted as to be almost [...]

This latest series of national disasters has focussed a long-overdue spotlight on when and how a business in difficulty should seek guidance and help…

For a few minutes there, we thought things were looking up a bit! Record rainfall and floods had gone a long way towards taking care of the scourge of devastating bushfires…sort of “Out of the frying pan into the fire”…but at least there would be some sort of an end in sight and a return [...]

In tough and uncertain times like these discounting is NOT the way to save your business…

Consider the value in doing just the opposite! We are living in “Interesting Times” indeed! So interesting in fact that we have had to develop a whole new language. Things like “Social Distancing” and “Essential Services” and such. Like most other Business Owners and Managers, retaining your key staff and those valued Customers will be [...]