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Client information newsletters

We send a newsletter out 10–11 times a year, as well as special editions and e-lerts.

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Past Newsletters

2019 Client Information Newsletter – August - Lodgment Rates & Thresholds Guide


  • Individuals’ tax rates and offsets.
  • Medicare, Corporate entity tax rates.
  • Superannuation, business, CGT and FBT.

2019 Client Information Newsletter – Federal Budget Edition


  • The welcome news is the forecast return to surplus for the 2019-20 fiscal year.
  • Proposed changes to Division 7A will be deferred from 1 July 2019 to 1 July 2020.
  • Changes to superannuation that will benefit older pre-retirees.

2019 Client Information Newsletter – April


  • Single touch payroll roll-out for smaller employers
  • The tax deductions available for interest, dividends and other investment income
  • Deductions for donations
  • Staff training costs deductible

2018 Client Information Newsletter – December


  • Do you agree with your business partner?
  • Alerts, not alarms
  • Investment issues, you need to be aware of
  • Consumers compensated by financial institutions still need to consider tax

2018 Client Information Newsletter – September

  • Shares & Tax: A stockmarket investment primer
  • New LRBA rules
  • Apportioning GST annually for business and private purchases

2018 Client Information Newsletter –July

  • Retired and asset rich but cash poor?
  • Are you Division 7A compliant?

2018 Client Information Newsletter – April

  • Bitcoin: It’s place in your wallet or SMSF portfolio.
  • SMSF commutation requests: How to get the green light from the ATO.
  • Duties and tax when you buy online from overseas.
  • Dealing with tax and renting via AirBNB.

2017 Client Information Newsletter – December

  • The ins and outs of “entertainment” business deductions
  • Ten tips for rental property owners to avoid common tax mistakes
  • Stay alert for scams & fraud

2017 Client Information Newsletter – September

  • The small business CGT concessions
  • Treasury amends LRBA reuirements for SMSF’s again
  • Do you need to lodge your tax return early

2017 Client Information Newsletter – June

  • End of year tax planning tips for business
  • What is a tax loss, and how can it be turned to good use?
  • The transitional CGT relief measure and your SMSF

2017 Client Information Newsletter – March

  • Tax and the “sharing economy”
  • Income and franking credits
  • Salary sacrifice
  • Car benefits and FBT
  • SMSF – “in house” assets

2019 Client Information Newsletter – August


  • Tax, when you’re headed overseas.
  • What you need to know about trust distribution resolutions.
  • The small business income tax offset.

2019 Client Information Newsletter – June


  • Records for claiming work related expenses.
  • Essentials on taxable payments annual reports.
  • ATO actions on trusts and tax avoidance.
  • Personal deductions for car parking expenses.

2019 Client Information Newsletter – March


  • Removing tax deductibility of “non-compliant” payments
  • New consumer rules for GST and online purchases
  • Rental travel expenses mostly off the table
  • When valuations of property are important for tax

2018 Client Information Newsletter – November

  • Three-Quarter FBT year compliance check-up
  • How much do we need to retire?
  • The work Christmas party
  •  Renting out part or all of your home

2018 Client Information Newsletter –August

  • Claiming self-education expenses
  • How to deal with SMSF trustee disputes
  • Your claim for a business tax loss can be denied

2018 Client Information Newsletter –June

  • Tax Disputes with the ATO
  • SMSF’s proportioning rule
  • Building and construction Taxable Payments Annual report

2018 Client Information Newsletter – March

  • Is your business prepared for single touch payroll?
  • FBT, third party danger.
  • Trading stock rules.
  • Valuations and your SMSF.

2017 Client Information Newsletter – November

  • Tax and Christmas Party Planning
  • Taxation of foreign income derived by Australian residents
  • In that travel allowance of LAFHA?

2017 Client Information Newsletter – August

  • Travel Allowances and the proper use
  • Child death benefit recipients and the transfer balance cap
  • Tax deductions specifically for SMSF’s

2017 Client Information Newsletter – May

  • CGT and Subdivision

  • Going Concern

  • Business deductions

  • Company franking

2017 Client Information Newsletter – February

  • CGT retirement concessions
  • Deceased estate management
  • “Family trust” elections
  • Pension assets tests

2019 Client Information Newsletter – July


  • Penalty interest can be deductable under specific conditions.
  • Carrying foward concessional super contributions.
  • Business trading structures.
  • Event-based reporting mistakes lead to more SMSF audits.

2019 Client Information Newsletter – May


  • Alternatives to a tax invoice for certain GST claims.
  • Can the ATO’s public rulings help your outcomes.
  • What you need to know about the beefed-up director penalty regime.
  • Super downsizer scheme essentials.

2019 Client Information Newsletter – February


  • Tax incentive for angel investors in start-ups
  • Guide to making motor vehicle expense claims
  • The ATO is looking for personal services income diverted to SMSFs
  • Certain travel expense claims, the term “itinerant” needs clarity.

2018 Client Information Newsletter – October

  • Crowdfunding & Tax
  • Get a clear view with a private ruling
  • Personal Services Income: An overview

2018 Client Information Newsletter – Budget Edition

  • Federal Budget 2018
  • Bracket Changes Personal Income Taxes
  • SMSF Maximum number of members changes.

2018 Client Information Newsletter – May

  • Franchise businesses and tax
  • Superannuation contributions “work test” for over 65s.
  • 2 minute quiz: Business deductions.
  • Look before you leap with testamentary trusts.

2018 Client Information Newsletter – February

  • Key factors for rescuing a bad debt deduction
  • Rental property owners lose some deductions
  • When refinancing, loan interest can be deductible to a partnership

2017 Client Information Newsletter – October

  • What the proposed housing-based super contribution initiatives offer
  • Considering ride-sharing for income? Tips and traps
  • High income earners: Beware Division 293

2017 Client Information Newsletter – July

  • ATO waves a red flag on deducations for holiday rentals
  • Streaming trust capital gains and franked distributions
  • Be Prepared: what you need to bring to your tax return appointment

2017 Client Information Newsletter – April

  • Deductions when purchasing second-hand items
  • Laundry and clothing deduction
  • What is “Total Superannuation Balance” and the new legislation

2016 Client Information Newsletter – December

  • When are donations deductible?
  • Home office deductions



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