Client Focus: Teacher’s Pet Wins 2018 Gold Walkley Award
201811.23
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Client Focus: Teacher’s Pet Wins 2018 Gold Walkley Award

The Australian’s investigative journalist Hedley Thomas and composer/producer Slade Gibson were announced as the winners of Australian journalism’s highest honour in Brisbane tonight. The Teacher’s Pet explored the 1982 disappearance of Sydney mother Lyn Dawson, bringing investigative reporting to 27 million listeners around the world. Thomas wrote and recorded an average of more than 15,000…

Client Focus: Hedley Thomas
201811.14
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Client Focus: Hedley Thomas

Hedley Thomas has been awarded the Outstanding Achievement In Journalism at the 2018 GQ Men of the Year Awards. “I’d always held this long… sense of injustice about the case,” says Hedley Thomas, the investigative reporter behind The Australian’s astronomically successful Teacher’s Pet podcast. “It’s always grated on me that it wasn’t dealt with properly in…

Introducing the new MYOB Portal for our clients
201811.12
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Introducing the new MYOB Portal for our clients

When processing your work, we are now able to offer a free secure online Client Portal through our software provider MYOB. This Portal will allow clients to: Review all financial statements, tax returns and other year-end documentation online. Electronically authorise tax returns for lodgement. Easily and safely send, receive and store all of your accounting…

201805.31
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Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty

On 24 May 2018, Minister for Revenue and Financial Services announced the commencement of a 12 month Superannuation Guarantee Amnesty (the Amnesty). The Amnesty is a one-off opportunity for employers to self-correct past super guarantee (SG) non-compliance without penalty. Subject to the passage of legislation, the Amnesty will be available from 24 May 2018 to 23 May 2019.  For…

Unique Director Identification Numbers to Wipe Out Illegal Phoenix Activity
201805.05
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Unique Director Identification Numbers to Wipe Out Illegal Phoenix Activity

The Government will soon introduce a unique Director Identification Number (“DIN”) to combat illegal phoenix activity and to curb the activities of pre-insolvency advisors who will also be targeted and potentially held liable for their advice. As part of the reforms, the Government is consulting on widening the scope of Directors personal liability to include…

Single Touch Payroll
201804.25
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Single Touch Payroll

The Government has announced Single Touch Payroll reporting will commence from 1 July 2018. What does this mean for employers? If you have 20 or more employees you will need to report to the ATO through a payroll software that supports Single Touch Payroll from 1 July 2018. If you have 19 or less employees, it is optional to report through Single Touch Payroll for…

Salary Sacrifice Integrity Measures
201802.20
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Salary Sacrifice Integrity Measures

Schedule 2 of the Bill amends the Superannuation Guarantee (Administration) Act 1992 to ensure that an individual’s salary sacrifice contributions cannot be used to reduce an employer’s minimum superannuation guarantee contributions. The amendments provide that amounts an employee salary sacrifices to superannuation cannot reduce an employer’s superannuation guarantee charge. Salary sacrificed amounts will also not…