Category: People

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How stapled super funds will impact employers

From 1 November 2021, if you have new employees who don’t choose a specific super fund, you may need to request their ‘stapled super fund’ details from the Australian Taxation Office. We’ll explore what a stapled super fund is and how it will impact you as an employer. Existing superannuation…

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What can you tell your employees about super?

It’s a common question asked by employees: “what should I do about my super?” If you are an employer or manager and feel confident of your knowledge of superannuation and investment, it can be tempting to give an answer. However, just about anything helpful you have to say will likely…

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Treasury discussion paper on self-education expenses

Historically, there has been an uptick in student numbers when there has been an economic upheaval. When re-entering the student population, there is an opportunity for that self-education expenditure to be tax-deductible. Click here for the current rules. In late 2020, Treasury released a discussion paper…

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Is Entertaining Deductible?

With the emergence of Australia’s gig economy and digital businesses, more and more small business owners find themselves doing business in cafés over coffee. Now in that situation, picking up the bill for a client’s snack, lunch or coffee may appear to be a basic cost of doing business in…

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Did you put on a Christmas party for your staff?

The Christmas celebration season has seen many Australian businesses paying for their staff to celebrate at the annual end of year shin dig. The season will most likely have seen its fair share of hangovers and possibly an embarrassing moment or two. Our role is to highlight what you should be aware…

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Employee or Contractor – Myth Busters

You make a lot of decisions when running your business. So what about the people who work for you? They’re contractors, right? Are you sure? Because you’re responsible for getting it right. You may think that your workers are contractors because they invoice you – but this is a myth.

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