Monthly Archives: September 2015

Handy checklists for Not-For-Profit organisations

Are you the administrator, treasurer, office bearer or an employee involved in the tax administration of your not-for-profit organisation (NFPO)? The Tax Office have just released a Handover Checklist and a Self Governance Checklist to assist you manage your work … Continue reading

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SuperStream update

Clients are reminded that the SuperStream system is now in full swing. This is a system which requires employers to pay and report details of superannuation contributions electronically. The introduction of SuperStream has had its delays, but all employers must … Continue reading

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ASIC guide for private company directors

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) recently released a helpful guide on the responsibilities and obligations of being a company director.  Many people accept the role of director without giving much thought to the responsibilities that accompany the role.  … Continue reading

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Initial Repairs

As the property market continues to strengthen and many look to property as a way to invest, it is important to consider the tax implications including the deductibility of costs associated. One area commonly misinterpreted is initial costs to repair, … Continue reading

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How to handle an ATO phone scam in under 10 seconds

So……. you receive an “out of the blue” aggressive phone call from someone purporting to be from the ATO, threatening you with legal action because you owe money or (the more recent version) threatening you with impending criminal prosecution for … Continue reading

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