Regional Travel Voucher Scheme

Did you know that any Victorian resident over the age of 18 can apply for the ‘Regional Travel Voucher Scheme’? This includes a $200 voucher (per household) providing you have spent at least $400 across the following categories: At least 2 nights paid accommodation Paid tours & experiences Entry fees to regional attractions As we […] Read More

Even on holidays you never stop learning

I was recently lucky enough to travel to Europe with Jane for 5 weeks. It was something we had planned for a few years and it turned out to be the trip of a lifetime.  We crammed as much as we could into every day and tried to learn as much as we could about […] Read More

Working Holiday Makers

With recent changes to the Working Holiday Makers legislation(or Backpackers tax) passing parliament, in addition to taxing overseas employees at 15% as of the 1st January 2017, the employer is required to be registered as employing oversea workers. Below are two links, one to register and another to assist in ensuring the employee is eligible […] Read More

What can we learn from the Tourist Industry

No doubt like a lot of our accountants at Green Taylor Partners I too take a keen interest on how things are done with other businesses and farming practices even whilst on holidays. Recently whilst holidaying I was intrigued in the way some of the tourist industry looked at ways to obtain the extra holiday […] Read More

Reflections on Vietnam & Cambodia

A recent visit to Vietnam that covered South to North and a bit of East to West, then 4 days in Cambodia: Happy people, very friendly and yet many have very little Basically no social security – if you don’t work you don’t eat. Whilst there is a fall-back position – it is at a […] Read More