542 Top 5: Simple tax saving strategies

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Planning on giving to charity? Make a donation now and claim the deduction this year. If you donate monthly to charities, think about paying the full year’s worth of donations upfront and take the deduction now. Operate through a company? If you operate through a company structure and the company has advanced you money during the year or paid expenses … Read More

BAS Backlog? Here’s what to do next

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In 2013 the ATO started a program intended to enforce timely lodgement, where taxpayers who haven’t lodged their tax returns and activity statements by their due dates could be referred to an external collection agency for follow up. This extended their current program where taxpayers with overdue tax debts are referred to such agencies. The ATO targets those taxpayers who, … Read More

Back to Basics: Keeping good business records

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Keeping good small business records mean so much more than knowing which records to keep and for how long. In many cases it means the difference between failure and success. Why keep records? Business record keeping should include setting up systems that allow you to easily monitor the progress of your business and track business performance. By tracking the performance … Read More