Entries by Tai Tran

All Employers must be SuperStream compliant by 30th June

Employers, are you ready for SuperStream? Small employers (19 or fewer employees) must meet the SuperStream standard by 30 June 2016. Here’s what you need to do. 1. Choose a SuperStream option – You can choose either to use a clearing house or payroll option that is compliant. Ask your accountant or bookkeeper to help […]

Tax incentives for start ups

“Investors, venture capital funds and innovative companies in all industries will benefit from the measures introduced by the recent Federal Budget aimed at luring wealthy investors with globally competitive tax incentives”   What are the tax incentives? Tax incentive for early stage investors: This will give concessional tax treatment to investors to promote investment in […]

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Immediate deductions for small business

New laws have passed that allow small businesses to claim an immediate deduction for assets they start to use – or have installed ready for use – provided each item costs less than $20,000. This will temporarily replace the previous instant asset write-off threshold of $1,000. If you maintain a general small business pool, this can be […]

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Salary Packaging and You

Most of my articles to date have concentrated on small business owners. So here’s one for those who are employed.As most of you know I’ve worked in the salary packaging industry for a number of years so I’ve seen and implemented a fair number of salary package benefits to know what works and at what income […]

Cloud services that could help your business

Cloud services can make complex services much more affordable thus freeing up cashflow. You may already familiar with some of the bigger player’s offerings such as Google – Gmail, Google Apps or Microsoft Office 365. These office cloud offerings allow you to work anywhere as long as you have a reliable internet connection. Further, there […]