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!
Avoiding Victorian Workcover Remuneration Estimate Penalities
To avoid potential understatement penalties, you need to review your remuneration estimates from the beginning of the year.
How to work from home - productively!
Working from home is definitely not for everyone, it takes self-discipline to stay productive. We’ve identified three big problems associated with working from home, and given you ways to solve them.
Newsletter - June 2018
We’re into the final weeks of the financial year, tax planning and forecasting is well underway. Updates on Single Touch Payroll, super tax deductions and recruitment.
When can you claim deductions for car expenses?
The ATO may request proof that you were required to undertake the travel for work when claiming expenses, so you need to make sure you’re keeping accurate records.
Aged Care Seminar August 2018: What every family should know!
After the wonderful success of our Aged Care Seminar earlier this year, we're very pleased to announce we'll be hosting Jayne from Millennium Aged Care Consultants once again on Wednesday 22 August!
How to successfully run a business with your spouse.
We’ve combined the experience and wisdom of two couples-turned-business-owners to create some golden rules to follow when working with your significant other.
The business support program designed to help you grow!
Plant: Grow: Reap provides business owners with a wealth of expertise all in the one place, so that the knowledge you need is easily accessible, and tailored to your own goals.
Quick Budget Breakdown 2018
A quick recap of the 2018 Australian Federal Budget key points, including taxes, business and superannuation matters.
Don’t get an ABN just because your employer tells you to!
Not everyone is entitled to an ABN. Employees in irregular or casual jobs (such as performers, musicians, labourers and some consultants) are being asked to get an ABN by employers, when they are not actually eligible for one.
Newsletter - May 2018
Hopefully you're well underway with preparations for the End Of Financial Year. This newsletter can be used as your guide to ensure you're on track for the next couple of months.
Boost your super by downsizing in retirement.
From 1 July 2018, you can top up your super with proceeds from downsizing your home.