Blog Posts by Natasha

How to Market on Social Media Effectively

The rise of social media platforms has revolutionised the way businesses connect with their audiences. You might wonder how social media could be instrumental in growing your business. What is social media marketing? Social media marketing involves using platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, and TikTok to effectively reach a wider audience and communicate with […] Read More

Small Business Granted Tax Amnesty

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) is encouraging small businesses that have overdue income tax returns, fringe benefits tax returns or business activity statements to take advantage of a new amnesty to get their lodgements back on track. The amnesty was announced in the 2023-24 Budget. It applies to tax obligations that were originally due between 1 December […] Read More

ATO finalises revised fixed rate for work from home expenses

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has refreshed the way that taxpayers claim deductions for costs incurred when working from home. Whilst these changes take effect from March 1st 2023 they will be effective from July 1st 2022. Key changes between the previous and revised fixed rate are: Revised fixed-rate method The revised fixed-rate method apportions […] Read More

Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR)

What is the PPSR? The PPSR is the official government register of security interests in personal property – these are debts or other obligations that are secured by personal property. It’s an online noticeboard accessible by the general public. When someone registers a security interest on the PPSR, they are letting the world at large know that they claim to have […] Read More

Car Expenses

Lately I have found myself discussing the rules around claiming motor vehicle expenses quite frequently with clients so what better topic to blog about? The following rules apply to individual taxpayers and individual partners of partnerships who use their car for income producing purposes. These rules do not apply to Companies or Trusts. The claim […] Read More