Casual ‘double-dipping’ Ruling by the Federal Court
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  • May 26, 2020

Casual ‘double-dipping’ Ruling by the Federal Court

The Full Federal Court has determined that casual employees working regular and systematic hours with predictable periods of working time are likely to be considered permanent employees, regardless of the payment of casual loading

How To Provide Clarity Of   Communication
  • April 23, 2020
How To Provide Clarity Of Communication

Yasemin Tanrikulu, Accountant Adviser, discusses a subject that is essential for all of us. That being how to provide clarity of communication. The Covid-19 crisis has meant that many of us are now conducting business from home, a situation where face-to-face meetings cannot be held. Yasemin will highlight some issues that can lead to errors in communication and steps that can be used to aid effective communications.

Who gets what from the coronavirus stimulus packages?
  • March 18, 2020
Who gets what from the coronavirus stimulus packages?

The Federal Government has announced a $17.6 billion stimulus package to counter any economic downfall that may be caused by COVID-19 (coronavirus). The measures have the potential to provide significant cash flow to business taxpayers in the short term, funded predominantly through the tax system. The package includes: 1.Instant asset write-off threshold increase to $150,000; 2.Accelerated Depreciation Deduction; 3.An instant asset write-off extension; 4. 50% Asset investment incentive; 5. Cash payment to employers of between $2,000 to $25,000; 6.50% wage subsidy for apprentice’s or trainee’s wages; 7. support to regions and communities impacted by the coronavirus, including ATO payment support; and; 8.One off $750 payment to certain concessional recipients. Due to the limited time in which the package applies, taxpayers should immediately consider whether they qualify for these measures and the impact of each of the measures on their business and cash flow.

DISCOVERED: Insurance policies cancelling out one another!
  • October 03, 2018
DISCOVERED: Insurance policies cancelling out one another!

Are you sure you can claim on all your insurance policies? With the Royal Commission making headlines again due to the release of the Interim report, we felt it topical to discuss some of the major issues. The Royal Commission (RC) certainly isn’t boosting consumer confidence when it comes to insurance claims. The insurance industry … Continue reading “DISCOVERED: Insurance policies cancelling out one another!”

Shepparton Property Scheme scam
  • March 12, 2015
Shepparton Property Scheme scam

Shepparton got a mention in the Sunday press last weekend as being the site of one of those ‘get rich quick’ real estate investment schemes.   It revolved around some large parcels of rural land, well outside the city boundaries, that were being promoted to unwary investors as ‘great opportunities for future residential subdivision’. No … Continue reading “Shepparton Property Scheme scam”