Land Tax hits off-the-plan home buyers

Land Tax hits off-the-plan home buyers

Laws that were introduced to improve housing affordability have seen off-the-plan home buyers getting hit with bills for hundreds of dollars. From 1 July 2018, empty properties in Canberra began to incur land tax. This change was implemented in an attempt to stop...
Reminder on Super co-contributions

Reminder on Super co-contributions

With all the talk of changes to superannuation in the news, it’s a timely reminder that super co-contributions from the government can help eligible people boost their retirement savings. There are a range of eligibility criteria, but in a nutshell, if you’re a low or...
What the ATO is seeing in the small business market

What the ATO is seeing in the small business market

One of the things we like about working in the accounting world is we get to stay on top of what the ATO is reporting on. Earlier this month Deputy Commissioner for Small Business at the ATO, Deborah Jenkins, gave a speech to the Institute of Public Accountants 2018...