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    JobMaker Hiring Credits: What We Know So Far
    We’ve had quite a few questions about the JobMaker hiring credit announced in the 2020-21 Federal Budget. The legislation enabling the JobMaker scheme has not passed Parliament as yet and until this occurs, the JobMaker rules are not certain and may change. More details should be available soon and we’ll […]
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    Refunds for Tax Losses
    If your company has made a loss, you may be able to claim a tax refund for tax previously paid on profits.  In the 2020-21 Federal Budget, the Government announced that businesses with turnover under $5bn* will be able to offset any losses made between 2019-20 and 2021-22 against previously […]
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    Tax Deductions for Investing in Your Business
    Stimulating investment is high on the Government’s agenda. To encourage spending, the 2020-21 Budget introduced a measure that allows businesses with turnover under $5bn* to immediately deduct the cost of new depreciable assets and the cost of improvements to existing assets in the first year of use. This means that […]
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    ATO Extends JobKeeper Monthly Declaration After System Downtime
    Despite the business monthly declaration for October JobKeeper payments due on 14 November, the ATO had scheduled its system maintenance for online services for agents over the weekend, effectively affecting access over both days. As such, the ATO has now confirmed it will continue to accept and process late declarations. […]
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    3 Best and Worst Super Funds Revealed
    Source: NestEgg Stockspots 2020 Fat Cat Funds report has stated that poor performance is largely due to higher fees, with CEO Chris Brycki highlighting to consumers they would be $200,000 better off if they are in a fund charging less than 1 per cent instead of paying 2 per cent. “One […]
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    ATO Flags Key Early Access to Super Dates
    In an online update, the ATO said that ATO offices will generally be closed from midday of 24 December 2020 to the start of business on 4 January 2021. The last fund files prior to Christmas will be sent on 24 December 2020 – this will include all approvals up […]
3 August 2017

Why Hire A Small Business Accountant?

Considering the number of startups that fail in the first year of business, and the challenges entrepreneurs face on a daily basis, it’s apparent that we must help startups understand the importance of working with dedicated professionals. Does a small business accountant cost money? Of course, and it’s one of […]
10 July 2015

Startups Need To Start Right

Cost reduction is often resorted to by most companies in times of economic downturn. Option resorted is the reduction of employees or scheduling employees. Because of this most employees affected will start doing their small business. Here ate Melbourne Accountant, we believe it is critical for businesses that they have […]
6 July 2015

5 Financial Tips for Small Business Owners

Small business owners especially starters finds it hard to survive in a highly competitive climate. Here are some tips to guide them to succeed from Melbourne Accountant: Budget Your Spending There is a need to know how much money is needed to break even and how much to spend to […]
30 March 2015

Starting A Business

Why Start-ups Need To Hire A Melbourne Accountant? It’s no secret that most start-up businesses work with limited resources, which is sometimes the reason why entrepreneurs forego the need to hire a Melbourne accountant or a small accounting firm in Melbourne. While the DIY approach may save you money, getting […]
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