Protect Yourself Against ATO Scams

Protect Yourself Against ATO Scams

Death and taxes. Not only are both certain to happen, they also both scare people, and quite understandably. Phone scams are all too common these days, and clever scammers are targeting the scared and naïve, attempting to intimidate vulnerable people into paying a...
So, Bitcoin Is Not Real Money?

So, Bitcoin Is Not Real Money?

As the whole world talks about Bitcoin and more and more people are going crazy about this new kind of money, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) decided to act like a wet blanket. In short, the ATO decided the crypto-currency is NOT real money and it should not be...
ATO Templates To Help You With Your Records

ATO Templates To Help You With Your Records

Tax time is looming and there’s a good chance you’re experiencing a mild dose of overwhelm, and possibly some avoidance? It’s easy when you’re running a business, to put aside those tasks that aren’t urgent, that you don’t completely understand or that you just...
The Cash Economy And Your Business

The Cash Economy And Your Business

It used to be that you submitted your tax return and associated paperwork and that was all there was to it.  The taxman took your word and you either paid your tax or received your cheque.  Nowadays the taxman is using systems to identify businesses that are not...
The End of Tax Returns?

The End of Tax Returns?

For many, tax returns can be a nuisance, a chore, tiresome or just plain frustrating.  Working in the field of financial management, I understand that more than anyone as I see the troubles it can bring to those who find it tedious or difficult. Well what if I told...