Finance

Fresh take on R&D tax incentives

- April 24, 2018 4 MIN READ

Mining the smart economy with a fresh take on R&D tax incentives In the wake of the mining boom, Australia is boosting efforts to ‘mine the smart economy’, with a promise to overhaul the $3 billion Research and Development (R&D) Tax Incentive in the May budget. Treasurer Scott Morrison has revealed the new-look incentive will… Read more »

Finance

Will work perks be in the firing line this budget?

- December 12, 2017 3 MIN READ

“It’s all good, I’ll claim it back on tax”. How often have you found yourself saying these words without having any clear idea how you’re actually going to claim that long liquid lunch back at tax time? Did you even keep the receipt? As a small business owner, you have many responsibilities, none more so… Read more »

Finance

Full-time job, part-time business – the balancing act

- December 4, 2017 4 MIN READ

A recognisable trend on the rise is the number of people working full-time while running a part-time business. Thanks to the world wide web in conjunction with innovative technology, never before has it been easier to set up a shop and go global in an instant. Online interactions, in particular social media has grown to… Read more »

Cash you later – why cash is no longer king
Finance

Cash you later – why cash is no longer king

- November 29, 2017 3 MIN READ

Advancements in technology are forcing cash to gradually become redundant, and the government is in favour of cashing in coins for digital dollars. There are many valid arguments both for and against a cashless economy (keep reading for details), but ultimately it is the government and the powers that be that will dictate how we… Read more »

Finance

GST on property – Why should you pay?

- November 22, 2017 2 MIN READ

Purchasing a home should be one of life’s most exciting experiences with many likening it to getting married, starting a family – or –  launching a new business. However, the experience has been somewhat tainted by the government’s move to shift the onus of paying GST onto the purchaser of a new residential premises. House… Read more »

Finance

What NOT to do if your business is going under

- November 11, 2017 3 MIN READ

If things are turning pear-shaped for your business, if you feel like you’re flogging a dead horse, and if you’ve exhausted all avenues of a financial resurgence than it may be time to call it a day… or find a new venture. It’s perfectly okay to pursue new opportunities, but it’s not okay to jump… Read more »

Finance

The importance of investing today for a better tomorrow

- November 11, 2017 3 MIN READ

The ever-evolving domain of superannuation has once again been shaken up by the government with some of the most dramatic changes we’ve seen in recent history. It’s crucial that you are not only aware of the changes, but also taking action. The scale and detail behind some of the below reforms can be quite complex… Read more »