Category Archives: Blog Posts

Fringe Benefits Legislation

  Do you receive Centrelink benefits and also receive Fringe Benefits from your employer? If you have answered yes to this question, are you aware of the changes to legislation which came into effect as of the 1st of January 2017? The change could affect your taxable income and therefore have implications on the Centrelink…
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Employee V’s Contractor

Each time (and for every job) that you hire a “contractor” it is your responsibility to check if they are considered an employee or a contractor for tax, superannuation and workcover insurance purposes. There are a number of factors that help determine if a person is an employee or a contractor, please see following link…
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Are you using a registered tax agent?

Are you using a registered tax agent? Only those that are registered as a tax agent with the Tax Practioners Board are allowed to charge a fee for tax return preparation. Benefits of using a registered tax agent: 1. They are bound by the Code of Professional Conduct 2. They must maintain their professional development,…
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Estate Planning

Have you checked who you have named as your beneficiaries of your Superannuation Policies! I know that many people will not take the time to read this but I strongly suggest that if you could spare five minutes you should take the time to do so. I’ve see this happen a few times in my…
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