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May 12, 2019

Election 2019 : A comparison of the key policies and promises

With less than a week to go until Australians hit the polling booths, Simon Farmer and Michael Walsh have summarised the key policies announced by the Labor and Coalition parties, including how these might impact specifically on our clients.  Watch…
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BusinessWalshs Blog
April 30, 2019

Superannuation strategies for the end of the financial year

As the end of the financial year approaches, now is an ideal time to think about ways that you could grow your superannuation. Here are some strategies you can consider that will enable you to streamline your finances while also…
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BusinessWalshs Blog
April 29, 2019

End of financial year guide

Maximise your tax deductions for the 2018-19 financial year by planning and reviewing your records. Here are top tips for businesses and individuals when it comes to year-end tax planning: Small business CGT concessions Individuals operating a small business may…
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BusinessWalshs Blog
April 29, 2019

Tax Tips for Property Investors

Owning an investment property can provide great benefits, including additional income and entitlement to tax deductions. The ATO has an increased audit focus on investment properties for the 2018-19 financial year and is expected to audit 4,500 rental property owners.…
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BusinessWalshs Blog
April 29, 2019

Further extensions for Instant Asset Write-Off

The Instant Asset Write-Off Scheme has been extended to 30 June 2020 for assets purchased under $30,000. The scheme affects small to medium businesses with a turnover of up to $50 million a year, allowing business owners to immediately deduct…
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Walshs Blog
March 8, 2019

Scam warning from the ATO

Scammers have developed a different tactic over the New Year to impersonate the ATO. Perpetrators are using an ATO number to send SMS messages to taxpayers, asking them to click on a link and hand over their personal details. The…
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Walshs Blog
March 8, 2019

Tax traps the ATO is watching

The ATO often focuses on specific behaviours, characteristics and tax issues that are suspicious and can lead to investigations. Due to enhancements in technology, the ATO has expanded its data matching capabilities which have improved the ability to identify incorrect…
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Walshs Blog
March 8, 2019

Instant asset write-off for small businesses to be extended and increased

The Instant Asset Write-Off Scheme will be extended to 30 June 2020 for assets purchased under $25,000. The Instant Asset Write-Off affects small businesses with a turnover of up to $10 million a year. It allows business owners to immediately…
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Walshs Blog
March 8, 2019

Making the most of your depreciation claims

Depreciation schedules greatly aid your investment in property by helping to maximise on your tax deductions.o receive legitimate deductions, you will need a qualified person such as a quantity surveyor, project organiser or supervising architect to undertake an onsite inspection…
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Walshs Blog
February 12, 2019

Walk with Walshs 2019 registrations are now open

Walk with Walshs 2019 registrations are open. Join Walshs Practice in supporting the Leukaemia Foundation on a two-day 55km guided hike through the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. You can register, donate or find out more about Walk with Walshs 2019 here.  Walshs’…
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