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Our best property tax strategies so far..

Our best property tax strategies so far..

Accountants' biggest obsession.. with the smallest refunds.    Funny how most people are busy thinking about how to get a few dollars extra on a measly refund. Meanwhile, in the background, the government has mechanisms set up. Mechanisms that will take hundreds...

Car Allowances, Deductions and Tax

Car Allowances, Deductions and Tax

People's obsession with cars and taxes     The cars. Remember that song in Transformers. Drive? Megan Fox? Well, this post is unfortunately not about that. Taxes instead.     For some reason, people are obsessed with cars and what deductions are...

What is the right business structure for you, in Australia?

What is the right business structure for you, in Australia?

Bran-gelina's business got "restructured" proper.   Well, people change their minds all their time, right? Of course, we do. It's the human thing to do. Wives leave after 14 years. Even Brad and Angelina have “restructured”.   So, too, a company may opt to...

Is Your House Flipping Going To Turn Into A Tax Nightmare?

Is Your House Flipping Going To Turn Into A Tax Nightmare?

Some are sitting duck - target practice..   The ATO likes to zero in on some segments sometimes. When they do they are lethal. They are not staffed enough to watch everyone. So, the generic stuff is a bit of a crap shoot. But they can seek and destroy effectively...

5 Ways To Nail Land Tax

5 Ways To Nail Land Tax

Land Tax is going to hurt unless..   Land tax has people screaming murder. For good reason too. It’s pricey. A kick in the guts can’t feel good, right? Painful if not done right. Even you are all SMSF'ed up, with more tax planning than Packer? You never know....

Tax Things To Know When Selling A Business.

Tax Things To Know When Selling A Business.

Tax things to know when selling a business.     This is a very confusing and stressful time for both buyers and sellers of a business. No two buts about it. Add tax complications and you’ll think you are in a Zombie movie, with sleepless buyers and sellers...

Accountant Tax Advice On Cars And Deductions

Accountant Tax Advice On Cars And Deductions

  Tax deductions and general advice on cars   Batman once said, “Chicks dig the car”. For some reason, the ATO doesn’t though. But people are always trying to get something for their cars, in terms of deductions. Well, every year the ATO gives less and less....

Director’s loans, are you killing your business with them?

Director’s loans, are you killing your business with them?

  Exploring Director's Loans   The funny thing about director’s loans? Most times business owners don’t even know they are creating one. Many of those are simply the owner forgetting about tax and super obligations and so on. As a result, they raid the...

How Is Dividend Taxed In Australia?

How Is Dividend Taxed In Australia?

  How is dividend taxed in Australia?   Many business owners are very confused about Division 7A. I mean, yes, it is evil. And ends up with unpleasant surprises. Forget that yacht. Buy this donut instead. Because you are left with pocket change once Div 7A...

Is it worth claiming a tax deduction on super contributions?

Is it worth claiming a tax deduction on super contributions?

Is it worth claiming a tax deduction on super contributions?   Is superannuation really the last refuge of tax-loop-holism? Well, allow a tax-loop-hologist to guide you through some of it. I could write a book on super and tax deductions, but a) it has been done...

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Our best property tax strategies so far..

Our best property tax strategies so far..

Accountants' biggest obsession.. with the smallest refunds.    Funny how most people are busy thinking about how to get a few dollars extra on a measly refund. Meanwhile, in the background, the government has mechanisms set up. Mechanisms that will take hundreds...

Car Allowances, Deductions and Tax

Car Allowances, Deductions and Tax

People's obsession with cars and taxes     The cars. Remember that song in Transformers. Drive? Megan Fox? Well, this post is unfortunately not about that. Taxes instead.     For some reason, people are obsessed with cars and what deductions are...

What is the right business structure for you, in Australia?

What is the right business structure for you, in Australia?

Bran-gelina's business got "restructured" proper.   Well, people change their minds all their time, right? Of course, we do. It's the human thing to do. Wives leave after 14 years. Even Brad and Angelina have “restructured”.   So, too, a company may opt to...

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