Tax

NSW Budget 2020-21

The NSW budget champions a business-led recovery, supporting businesses to grow, invest and create jobs in their local communities.  Highlights for Business Payroll tax thresholds and cuts:  The payroll tax threshold will be increased to $1.2 million with the rate of payroll tax lowered from 5.45 to 4.85 per cent for the next two years.…

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The best ways to structure and pass on your wealth

AFR - Wednesday, 4 Nov 2020 - Page 24 There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about the ‘‘ SKI’ ’ phenomenon (spending the kids’ inheritance) but there are many Australians who want to help their children financially – either now or in the future – passing on the wealth they built in…

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Taxwise Business News – November 2020

Our latest TaxWise Business newsletter is now available. Topics covered include; Budget measures now law, JobKeeper updates, what has the ATO been up to? tax tips, ABN details, business structures, superannuation and key tax dates. PrincipleFocus-TaxWise-Business-News-November-2020Download

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Budget 2020

We were quietly hoping for something really ground-breaking with this year's budget. Given all that has happened this year the government were in a strong position to deliver some (desperately needed) tax reform and provide some vision for a better Australia.  As Churchill stated: “Never let a good crisis go to waste”. This budget has…

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Tax Time Toolkit – Small Business

This toolkit prepared by the ATO includes a helpful directory of links to help small businesses find information, tools, calculators and services to help them at tax time and throughout the year, as well as several fact sheets for small businesses. This includes information on home-based business expenses, motor vehicle expenses, travel expenses and using…

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TaxWise Business News – September 2020

Our latest TaxWise Business newsletter is now available. Topics covered include; Changes to JobKeeper, Cash flow boost changes, Superannuation guarantee amnesty expires soon, Tax changes, Scammers and Key tax dates. PrincipleFocus TaxWise Business Newsletter - September 2020Download

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TaxWise Individual News – September 2020

Our latest TaxWise newsletter is now available. Topics covered include; JobKeeper updates, Cash flow boost changes, COVID-19 early release of Superannuation, Income Tax Returns, Scammers and Key tax dates. PrincipleFocus TaxWise Individual News - September 2020Download

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Your 2020 EOFY Reminders & Action Items

2020 has been a whirlwind but it is time to start preparing to finalise the 2020 financial year.What's changing in terms of legislation this year? The Federal Budget has been delayed this year until 6th October amid COVID-19. Tax Rates The Company Tax Rate reduces to 26% starting on the 1st July 2020. This is…

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Payroll Tax and Workers Compensation relief for JobKeeper top up payments

Following on from the previous Payroll tax relief measures, the NSW Government has now announced that any top up payments made to employees for JobKeeper will be exempt from payroll tax. Further, The State Insurance Regulatory Authority (SIRA) has determined that only payments made for work undertaken or hours worked are to be included as wages to calculate…

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TaxWise Business Newsletter – June 2020

Our latest TaxWise newsletter is now available.Topics covered include;JobKeeperCash flow support for employersTax breaks for the 2020 tax returnNews from the Australian Taxation Office Are you ready for tax time?Small business concessionsKey tax datesDownload your copy of the latest TaxWise Business Newsletter here.

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