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November, 2018

Money

Credit card do’s and don’ts

By On November 29, 2018

Credit cards are useful financial tools that can help you manage cash flow but can run you into debt if you are not careful. Before you swipe your first credit card consider… Read More

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Mental health tips for small business owners

By On November 29, 2018

Small business owners are constantly under stress and pressure, which is why it is important they look after their mental health. The following tips will help you manage your mental health as… Read More

Super

ATO warns of illegal early super release

By On November 29, 2018

The ATO has issued a warning to the public regarding illegal early release of super schemes, which are subject to severe penalties. There are strict rules around when you can access your… Read More

Tax

ATO update: Tax deduction rules on travel to rental properties

By On November 29, 2018

The ATO has enforced strict guidelines on tax deductions for rental property owner’s travel expenses. As a rental property owner you are not able to claim deductions for travel expenses relating to… Read More

Money

Cut marketing costs

By On November 27, 2018

Marketing is necessary to increasing your customer traffic and boosting your bottom line but comes at a significant cost. You can reduce your marketing expenses without decreasing the quality of your marketing… Read More

Business

Benefits and problems of niche marketing

By On November 27, 2018

Business owners thinking about specialising their products and services to target a niche market should know the benefits and risks of this business strategy. Niche marketing is the business strategy of targeting… Read More

Super

Paying super to contractors

By On November 27, 2018

The ATO classifies contractors paid for their labour as employees for superannuation guarantee purposes. This is the case even if the contractor quotes an Australian Business Number (ABN). Eligibility requirementsSuper contributions must… Read More

Tax

ATO updates Taxpayer’s Charter

By On November 27, 2018

The ATO has updated the Taxpayer’s Charter which prioritises a relationship with the public built on mutual trust, courtesy and respect in all interactions. Your rights regarding review of ATO decisions are… Read More

Money

Ways going green can save your business money

By On November 20, 2018

Going green at your office will reduce your environmental footprint and save you money in the process. Follow these tips for eco-friendly policies that will benefit your business’ bottom line. Reduce utility… Read More

Business

Fostering healthy workplace competition

By On November 20, 2018

Bringing out your staff’s competitive side can lift the performance of the entire business and boost productivity. However, competition can turn any workplace toxic so it is essential to get the balance… Read More