February 2020 Newsletter
Why small businesses need to take control of their energy management
Did you know energy costs can be one of the most challenging aspects a small business has to deal with? We are facing some of the highest energy costs in the world...
Better protection for consumers: new ASIC powers
In response to the recommendations of the Banking and Financial Services Royal Commission and the ASIC Enforcement Review Taskforce Report, the government has proposed new enforcement and supervision powers...
Expansion of Tax Avoidance Taskforce activity
The ATO has recently expanded its Tax Avoidance Taskforce activity to include top 500 private groups, high wealth private groups, and medium and emerging private groups...
No-cost strategies to increase your super
With all the pandemonium of the new year, your super is probably the last thing on your mind. However, this is precisely the right time to think about implementing some strategies to increase your super for the coming year...
$10,000 cash payment limit: the facts
The proposed $10,000 economy-wide cash payment limit has understandably elicited some confusion. While the proposal is not yet law, once enacted it will be a criminal offence for certain entities to make or accept cash payments of $10,000 or more...
ATO backs down from controversial time limit ruling
In 2018, the ATO issued a controversial draft ruling which took a very strict stance on the four-year time limit for claiming input tax credits and fuel tax credits...