Category: Tax

Important tax dates and obligations Q2 – FY 2023

Key tax & lodgement dates for the October to December quarter 2023 21 October July – September 2023 quarterly PAYG installment activity statement due for lodgement and payment. Only need to lodge if varying the amount. September 2023 monthly activity statements – final date for lodgement and payment. 28 October July – September 2023 quarterly […]

Important tax dates and obligations Q1 – FY 2023

Key tax & lodgement dates for the July to September quarter 2023 14 July Single Touch Payroll (STP) finalisation due Payers must issue PAYG withholding payment summaries to payees (that is, employees and other workers) for payments not reported through STP 21 July June 2023 quarterly PAYG instalment activity statement due for lodgment and payment. […]

Tax tips for self-managed superannuation funds 2023

Having a self-managed superannuation fund (SMSF) gives you control and flexibility over how you make investments and prepare for retirement. It’s important to get your deductions and record keeping correct for the SMSF audit process and the tax return, as there are strict laws governing SMSFs. An SMSF must be set up as a trust […]

Tax Tips for small business 2023

Common Tax Deductions for Small Business Are you claiming all the business tax deductions that you are entitled to? There are many expenses common to most small business, and there are other expenses that are specific to the nature of each industry and the goods or services that your business provides. Operating expenses include accounting, […]

Tax Tips for Property Investors 2023

If you have income from investment properties, now is the time to start gathering your records and reviewing your expenses for the 2023 financial year. Income to Declare All income earned from each property must be declared. If you have multiple properties, keep the records for each property separate to make the tax return more […]

Temporary full expensing is due to end soon – your tax deduction guide 2023

With the temporary full expensing (TFE) incentive due to end on 30 June 2023, the federal government has announced the reintroduction of the small business instant asset write-off. Businesses with an aggregated turnover of less than $5 billion The TFE rules provide for a full deduction to businesses for the cost of eligible depreciating assets […]

Tax Tips for Individuals 2023

Although your tax return is not due for a few months yet, the end of the financial year is near. Get ahead now by preparing all the documents required for your 2023 tax return so you can get your tax done quickly and get any refund due to you in your bank! Income The Australian […]

2023 Federal Budget

As expected, Labor’s second Budget was filled with measures aimed at easing the cost of living over the coming years, addressing the challenges of a slowing economy, and bolstering the healthcare system. There were a number of changes to superannuation, taxation, social security, aged care, housing and other measures that may be of interest to […]

Important tax dates and obligations Q4 – FY 2023

Key tax & lodgement dates for the April to July quarter 2023 21 April Lodge and pay March 2023 monthly business activity statement. 28 April Pay quarter 3, 2022–23 instalment notice 15 May Lodge 2022 tax returns for all entities that did not have to lodge earlier 21 May Lodge and pay April monthly business […]

Important tax dates and obligations Q3 – FY 2023

Key tax & lodgement dates for the January to March quarter 2023 15 Jan Lodge tax return for taxable large and medium entities as per the latest year lodged. 21 Jan Lodge and pay December 2022 monthly business activity statement. 21 Feb Lodge and pay January 2023 monthly business activity statement. 28 Feb Lodge tax […]

2022 October Federal Budget

Last night, the government handed down the October Federal Budget for 2022-23. The announcements focused on easing the cost of living over the coming years, addressing the challenges of a slowing economy, and introducing investments designed to place Australia in a stronger position for the future. There were very few changes to superannuation & taxation, […]

Important tax dates and obligations Q2 – FY 2023

Key tax & lodgement dates for the October – December quarter 2022 21 Oct Lodge and pay Sept 2022 monthly business activity statement. 28 Oct Lodge and pay Sept BAS. 21 Nov Lodge and pay October 2022 monthly business activity statement 28 Nov Lodge and pay quarter 1 BAS 1st Dec Pay income tax for […]

Important tax dates and obligations Q1 2023

Key tax & lodgement dates for the July – September quarter 2022 21 July Lodge and pay June 2022 monthly business activity statement. 28 July Lodge and pay June 2022 quarter activity statement if you lodge by paper Pay June 2022 quarter instalment notice. Lodge the notice only if you are varying the instalment amount. […]

Important tax dates and obligations Q4 2022

Key tax & lodgement dates for the April – June quarter 2022 21 April Lodge and pay March 2022 monthly business activity statement. 28 April Lodge and pay March 2022 quarterly business activity statement if electing to receive and lodge by paper and not an active STP reporter. Make super guarantee contributions for the March […]

How an accountant supports your business development

As your accountant, we won’t just look after the financial side of your business, we can also advise you on the strategic side of your company, including the importance of business development as vital part of your growth plan. Business development (BD) is what helps your company move from slow, organic growth to fast-paced, hypergrowth. […]