Category Archives: Blog Posts

RBA Cuts Interest Rates to a Record Low of 0.75 per cent

The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the official interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to a record low 0.75 per cent. Many interest rates are currently in the low 3.0% range and some finance experts are predicting this could fall further to under 3%. If your interest rate is higher than what we have…
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New Rules Regarding SMSF Lodgements

New rules, which come into effect  from the 1st of October 2019, will see Self-Managed Super Funds whose annual returns are more than 2 weeks overdue have their details suspended and marked as “regulation details removed” on Super Fund Look Up.  Whilst the SMSF is suspended they will be unable to receive employer contributions or…
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$1.65 billion left unclaimed by self lodgers this tax time

The ATO’s crackdown on work-related expenses has seen a reduction in claims being made, with one new study finding that taxpayers are leaving up to $1.65 billion unclaimed this tax time. Over one out of two taxpayers said they have left out a claim in their tax return because of uncertainty and fears of being…
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Taxable Payments Annual Report

Businesses providing the following services are required to lodge a Taxable Payments Annual Report (TPAR) by the 28th of August 2019: - Building & Construction Services - Cleaning Services - Courier Services The TPAR is a report submitted by the ATO which tells them about payments a business has made to contractors.... If you need…
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