Remaining profitable on less income

Many small businesses are regularly facing profit pressure coming from either a moving client base to other alternatives or simply price pressure on their products due to competition. This is not just small business but also larger business as well. I recently read an article in regards to BHP and how they have tackled the […] Read More

Watch Out for Industry Disruption

This is an excerpt from a great article by Joe Magyer “A Failure of 244 Years in the Making” which was published by share advisory service  “The Motley Fool”. My parents bought a cultural icon to grace my childhood home: the Encyclopedia Britannica. By showcasing the set on a shelf just inside our front door, […] Read More

Final Tax Planning Options for 2016

Over the last months we have been busy reviewing our clients’ tax positions. The purpose of this is to assess the potential tax impost for the year so that action can be taken to minimise it if necessary or otherwise plan for payment by the due date with no surprises later in the year. It […] Read More

Work smarter, not harder

If you’re a small business owner, time can be your best friend and also your worst enemy. Every single day needs to be productive and what you do first thing in the morning can influence your productivity for the rest of the day. Try and hit the ground running every day of the week by […] Read More

Key historical tax rules

I was reminiscing about old dates – (the tax rules type – not girlfriends!) and thought highlighting a few might be a good reminder to our blog readers out there! 19/9/1985 Capital gains tax commenced.  Any asset acquired after that date started the CGT clock ticking.  When sold or disposed of, any increase in the […] Read More