Building Relationships & Growing!
This month we have welcomed Graham Haydar on board as a Director. He has brought along some key members of his team, and we're joining forces as a bigger and better Aintree Group!
You deserve a break! Changes to Long Service Leave are almost here.
The new laws make significant changes to LSL in Victoria, which both employers and employees should be aware of.
Confused by the new superannuation rules?
There are some problems with the new superannuation laws that are causing a few headaches, so we're clearing up some key points!
We have some exciting news!
Aintree Group is moving to a wonderful new office space at Level 1 273 Camberwell Road, Camberwell! Read more for further details...
What expenses can you claim if you work from home?
A lot of people do some sort of work from home. It might be simply answering emails on the couch or working from home a few days a week. So, what can you claim if you’re putting in extra hours?
Get the most benefit out of your accountant!
Accountants gain huge analytical insight when working so closely with you and your business. At Aintree Group, we pride ourselves on being able to help you beyond just your tax needs.
New loan limits to prevent 'eternal students' and endless debt.
New lifetime caps on Higher Education Loan Program (HELP) debt will prevent people from constantly going to University without converting that study into a viable career.
How proper succession planning can save your business
When everything is going well, creating and maintaining a succession plan might not seem like a top priority. However, it is a critical element when thinking strategically about your business.
Changes to Company Tax Rate
Legislation passed by Parliament late last month introduces a new test that will restrict some companies from accessing the lower company tax rate from the 2017-18 financial year.
Aintree Group News - September 2018
Exciting and important updates to kickstart the new month!
Tax implications of car sharing (and other "side hustles")!
The ATO is keen to point out that income from sharing services is not a hobby and needs to be declared.
Getting a payment plan from the ATO
Dealing with the Australian Tax Office is a very common part of our job. While it does come with challenges, it brings so many benefits to our clients that wouldn’t be easily accessible if they were to try and tackle the ATO on their own.
Key Business & Tax Terms You Should Know
Having a business accountant means it's their job to deal with all the technical jargon – not yours! But it's always beneficial to have an idea of the key terms being thrown around.
Here's our list of the basic tax terms all business owners should know...
Crackdown on Claiming Clothing Expenses
The Australian Taxation Office is closely examining work-related clothing and laundry expense claims of taxpayers submitting their 2017-18 tax returns.
Aintree Group News - August 2018
Who can believe it's August already? (Not us)! Check out this newsletter for all the updates you need to know this month!
Community update: Kaylen Basset's experience in Europe!
Australian Slalom Canoe Paddler, Kaylen Basset, competed across Europe earlier in 2018. We were very excited to be involved as a sponsor, and were cheering him on from halfway across the world!
How you could be affected by the EU General Data Protection Regulation!
The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) impacts any and all businesses that store personal information about EU citizens, not just businesses that exist within Europe.
How to get funding for your brilliant business idea.
You might have the best idea in the world (or at least you definitely think so), but it’s not going to get off the ground if you haven’t got any money to back it.
The best ways to manage cash flow.
Cash flow is the lifeblood of your business. Here are the key steps to take to ensure you're managing it effectively.
Aintree Group News - July 2018
Our first newsletter for the new financial year has been sent out! Lots of things to cover to get the ball rolling in 2018-19!
When can you access your super?
The cash sitting in your superannuation fund can be tempting. But, in reality there are very few ways you can take advantage of your superannuation once it has been contributed to the fund.
Accelerated deductions for small business extended another year
The ability for small business entities to claim an immediate deduction for assets costing less than $20,000 has been extended for another 12 months until 30 June 2019.
Introducing our very own Aintree Group App!
The app makes it even easier for clients and people in our network to interact with us on the go. It’s free to download from both the App Store and Google Play.
Final items to tick off before 30 June 2018
If you employ, there are some important items to double check before EOFY!