Tax and Business Articles

These articles focus on small business taxation and business issues that assist SME business owners to better manage their business and income tax compliance obligations. To read an article select one from those listed below or click on the heading to view a more comprehensive list of articles in that area.


Small Business Tax Updates - [showing 10 most recent articles]

Tips in Preparing the 2021 FBT Return April, 2021
New ATO Ruling on Deductibility of Employees Transport Expenses March, 2021
Tax News and Updates February 2021 February, 2021
Tax and FBT Issues with Christmas Parties and Staff Gifts December, 2020
Tax News and Updates November 2020 November, 2020
COVID 19 Tax Issues October, 2020
Major Tax Changes in Budget 2020 21 October, 2020
Tax News and Updates September 2020 September, 2020
New JobKeeper Rules Apply From 28 September 2020 August, 2020
2020 EOFY Tax Reporting Obligations July, 2020

Asset Protection and Structuring - [showing 10 most recent articles]

How to Protect your Business from a Divorce March, 2021
Asset Protection Issues on Transferring the Family Home to your Spouse December, 2020
How to Protect Your Business and Domain Names September, 2020
Securing Loans to Family Members During COVID 19 June, 2020
Tips for Bringing New Investors into a Family Business March, 2020
Asset Protection for Family Trusts December, 2019
Property Development Structures September, 2019
Tips for Trustees Drafting Distribution Minutes June, 2019
Implementing a Family Governance Framework March, 2019
Inter Family Loans should be in Writing (free to view) December, 2018

Business Management - [showing 10 most recent articles]

Operational and Commercial Resilience Checklist for Businesses in 2021 March, 2021
Management Reporting for Business Owners December, 2020
Strategies to Future Proof your Business September, 2020
Focusing on the Key Numbers During COVID 19 June, 2020
10 Tips for Business Owners to Manage The Coronavirus March, 2020
Tips for Managing Internal Fraud in a Business December, 2019
Introducing Systems into Your Business September, 2019
Making Employee Engagement a Top Priority in the Workplace June, 2019
How to Maximise The Value of Your Business March, 2019
Tips to Protect Your Business from Fraud December, 2018

Insolvency and Business Recovery - [showing 10 most recent articles]

The Post March 2021 COVID Reality for Businesses March, 2021
Small Business Restructuring and Liquidation Reforms December, 2020
Strategies for Managing Corporate Solvency during COVID 19 September, 2020
Changes to Insolvency Laws Due to COVID 19 June, 2020
Illegal Phoenixing is Widening the Scope of Directors Personal Liability March, 2020
Strategies for Getting Paid Faster December, 2019
How to Enforce a Judgment Debt September, 2019
Implications for Landlords when a Tenant is Insolvent June, 2019
Asset Protection and Risk Management Issues for Business Owners March, 2019
Changes to Director Penalty Notices is Increasing Directors Personal Liability December, 2018

Superannuation and Estate Planning - [showing 10 most recent articles]

Tips and Traps of Including Children as Members of a SMSF March, 2021
Tips in Choosing an SMSF Name December, 2020
Why a Trading Company Should Not Act as Trustee of a SMSF September, 2020
SMSF Trustee Issues with COVID 19 Early Access to Superannuation June, 2020
Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty Law Finally Passed March, 2020
Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty Reintroduced December, 2019
Documenting a SMSF Investment Strategy September, 2019
Single Touch Payroll Reporting June, 2019
Super Contribution Limits for the 2018 19 Financial Year March, 2019
How Superannuation Death Benefits are Taxed December, 2018

Taxation - [showing 10 most recent articles]

Utilising Temporary Loss Carry Back Rules For Companies (free to view) March, 2021
Meaning of Active Asset Under the Small Business CGT Concessions December, 2020
Share Vs Asset Sale Under the Small Business CGT Concessions September, 2020
Tax Restructuring During COVID 19 June, 2020
Claiming the $150000 Instant Asset Write Off March, 2020
Factors to Consider when Hiring a Contractor December, 2019
6 Year Temporary Absence Rule with Main Residence Exemption September, 2019
Record Keeping for Businesses June, 2019
Implications of Changing Residency Status for Tax Purposes March, 2019
Deduction for Residential Rental Property Travel Expenses December, 2018

Workplace and Employment Law - [showing 10 most recent articles]

How to avoid an Unfair Dismissal Claim for a Poor Performing Employee March, 2021
Legal Issues for Employees Working from Home December, 2020
How to Lawfully Stand Down Employees During COVID 19 September, 2020
Difference Between a Stood Down or Terminated or Redundant Employee June, 2020
Casual Employees Now Have Unfair Dismissal Rights March, 2020
SME Employers Guide to the Privacy Act December, 2019
Getting Redundancies Right September, 2019
Practical Tips to Navigate Modern Awards June, 2019
Strategies to Avoid Underpaying Employee Wages March, 2019
Casual Employee in Workpac Case Found to be Permanent December, 2018


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