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ATO provides solutions for Single Touch Payroll for Micro Businesses

The ATO has been consulting with several digital service providers to provide low cost alternatives for Single Touch Payroll (STP) reporting for Micro Businesses (those with 4 or fewer employees) The criteria that the ATO has set for these solutions are that they be affordable (that is, costs less than $10 per month), takes only…
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Work Christmas Parties & Gifts

With Christmas around the corner, we thought it would be a good time to review the possible Fringe Benefit implications and tax deductibility rules in relation to providing gifts and Christmas parties. When hosting a Christmas party it is important to consider: > how much it costs > where and when it is held -…
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Spinell Group Christmas Appeal 2018

This year Spinell Group Pty Ltd is hosting its very own Christmas Appeal! We are asking for support from staff, clients and the community to help make this Christmas a memorable one for children and teens that find themselves in foster care this Christmas. Unfortunately there are many children and teens who are placed into…
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ATO cautions taxpayers to be on high alert for tax scams

The ATO has issued an warning for tax payers to be on high alert for tax scams. Since July this year more that 28,000 scam attempts on Australians have been recorded by the ATO, with almost $1 million falling in the hands of scammers. The ATO warns taxpayers that they will never ask for payment…
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