Blog

Accounting & Tax
May 29, 2017

Should you get private health insurance?

With cost of private health insurance increasing every year, many people are asking themselves “is it worth it?” The answer to that is “it depends”. Ultimately, this decision is both an emotional and financial one. There are several factors to consider from a financial perspective when deciding to take out private health insurance – the ‘Medicare Levy Surcharge’, ‘Private Health Insurance Rebate’, the cost of the hospital insurance policy and ‘Lifetime Health Cover Loading’.

Read Full Article
April 4, 2017

Important tax planning strategies for 2017

Understanding what the potential tax liability will be for your business and allowing time for tax planning can save you thousands of dollars. At the very least, it will assist you in the preparation of your budgets and cash flow projections for the coming financial year.

Read Full Article
November 28, 2016

Common Tax Deductions for Tradies

If you are a tradie (employee or contractor) then you are probably paying for things that you may be able to claim on your tax return. Clothing (must have business logo) - you can claim your work-wear as long it bares the company logo

Read Full Article
November 21, 2016

A majority of myTax returns contain errors!

H&R Block recently reviewed the accuracy of self-submitted tax returns filed via “myTax”. Alarmingly, over 60 percent of the returns studied contained errors and approximately two-thirds of those errors favoured the ATO!

Read Full Article
June 24, 2016

Changes to the Zone Tax Offset may affect your eligibility

The Law has changed about who is eligible to claim the zone tax offset. Previously you could claim this offset if you resided or worked in a remote area, however under the new law you can only claim the offset if ...

Read Full Article