David Hadley: Seven Habits of Highly Effective People – Stephen T Covey.

There is a saying, ‘perception is reality’ and in Stephen T Covey’s book ‘The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People’, it is Coveys belief that the way we see the world is entirely based upon our own perceptions. Therefore, to change a given situation we need to change ourselves and our perceptions. Below is a […] Read More

Rohan Brown: Web conferencing and meetings – The new norm

The Covid-19 period has created massive shifts in the way we all live. One such area that this has seen significant change as social beings is the way we communicate and interact with each other. Gone are the simple face to face meetings across the desk and now usage of online meeting applications are the […] Read More

Peter Cramer: Why haven’t you got a Will yet??!!

Why haven’t you got a Will yet??!!  Well I know the ‘answer’ – (or is it the excuses?) – There is plenty of time – Don’t know where to start – Costs too much – Too busy just now – I’ll do it for sure…. – I don’t have enough assets to worry about it…do […] Read More

State & Federal Government Business Support

There have recently been various announcements of available support from State & Federal Governments, so we have compiled a short list of packages for businesses and employees, which you may be able to access and utilise. Business Support Fund – Expansion program providing $10,000 for employing businesses in metropolitan Melbourne & Mitchell Shire and now $5,000 […] Read More

It’s time to lodge your July JobKeeper declaration!

It’s time to lodge your July JobKeeper declaration! JobKeeper declarations for July are now open. The declarations can be lodged anytime between 1 August and 14 August. The sooner you lodge the declaration, the sooner the ATO will make your payment! For more information see the ATO websites below: Sole traders Employers

Early Access to Superannuation – Make the Decision Wisely! By Matt Richardson

Most of you will be aware of the ATO’s measure to address the impact of COVID-19 allowing people early access to their superannuation.  This concession allowed taxpayers to access up to $10,000 prior to 1 July 2020 from their superannuation fund and another $10,000 since.  The withdrawals would also be tax-free. In order to meet […] Read More

Green Taylor Partners will be reopening for APPOINTMENT ONLY consultations from Tuesday 9 June 2020.

Green Taylor Partners will be reopening for APPOINTMENT ONLY consultations from Tuesday 9 June 2020. We invite clients to contact the office on 03 5382 4761 to book appointments, or book via our website. The team at GTP will also continue to offer online appointments via Zoom and Microsoft Teams where requested. For the safety […] Read More

JobKeeper Monthly Declarations Now Open

All businesses registered for the JobKeeper program should now lodge their monthly declaration with the ATO to enable receipt of their first monthly payment. The monthly declarations include your actual turnover for April, a projection for May turnover as well as confirming the number of eligible employees paid for April. To lodge your declaration, log […] Read More

Coronavirus Land Tax Relief – Do you qualify? By Matt Richardson

You may be eligible for Land Tax Relief, if you are a commercial or residential landlord in Victoria. The amount of land tax relief is a 25% reduction on the property’s 2020 land tax.  You also have the ability to defer payment of your remaining land tax liability up to 31 March 2021. Eligibility Requirements […] Read More

Working from home during COVID-19

Due to COVID-19 many of us are working from our home office which is presenting many with a significant adjustment to our ‘normal’ routine and lifestyles. Along with these lifestyle changes it is also likely your daily running costs of the household have also increased as a result of working from home. The Taxation Office […] Read More