Category Archives: Blog Posts

Claiming Self Education Expenses as a Tax Deduction

Did you know if you work and study at the same time and incur self-education expenses, you may be able to claim those expenses as a tax deduction? To be eligible to claim your current employment and the course you undertake must have a "sufficient connection" and you must satisfy at least one of these…
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Protecting yourself from Scams


The ATO have recently released a "Scam Alerts Page"
To help protect yourself, it is worthwhile to make yourself and your loved ones aware of common scams going around. Check out the link below.
It is also important to be vigilant of any emails/letters/phone calls from ANY organisation or person that requests your personal details or demands you make payment to them.
Ask yourself, why do they need these details? Why do I owe money I wasn’t aware of owing? Why am I entitled to a “refund” I had no idea I was entitled to? If alarm bells ring – don’t provide the information, look up the organisations phone number and call them directly to clarify.

ATO Scam Alert Page

BAS Time!

  It's BAS time again! We often see mistakes made by clients who prepare there own Business Activity Statements. The attached link shows common mistakes made on BAS's and how to avoid them - although the easiest way to avoid BAS mistakes is to have us prepare them on your behalf. Bonus is we get…
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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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