Insights
  • How to apply for JobKeeper & Key Dates

    April 21, 2020

    Key JobKeeper dates to know The ATO has released a list of "need to knows" and guides on applying for JobKeeper payments, see here 20 April: enrolments for JobKeeper are…

  • New super guarantee amnesty

    April 2, 2020

    On 6 March 2020, the government introduced a superannuation guarantee ('SG') amnesty. This amnesty allows employers to disclose and pay previously unpaid super guarantee charge ('SGC'), including nominal interest, that…

  • COVID 19 – Federal Government Support

    March 30, 2020

    COVID-19 is having a severe short-term economic impact on businesses in multiple sectors. Even if your organisation is not currently feeling the impact, be aware that your suppliers and/or customers…

  • ‘Cash in hand’ payments to workers no longer tax deductible

    July 26, 2019

    The ATO has reminded employers that any ‘cash in hand’ payments made to workers from 1 July 2019 will not be tax deductible. ‘Cash in hand’ refers to cash payments…

  • Upcoming superannuation changes could mean you lose your insurance

    June 8, 2019

    Disclaimer: This post does not constitute financial advice and is only general in nature. We always recommend speaking to a financial adviser before making decisions about the adequacy of your…

  • Wanting your tax return completed early? Consider this first…

    June 8, 2019

    Taxpayers in a rush to file their tax return early with the ATO this year face an extra level of complexity due to the results of the federal election. The…

  • 2018/19 Year-end Individual Tax Return Checklist

    June 8, 2019

    Please review the attached PDF and information contained within and please don't hesitate to contact our office for assistance or to book an appointment. KPA-Pre-Tax-Time-Individual-Checklist-and-StrategiesDownload

  • New rules for immediate write-offs

    June 6, 2019

    New rules for immediate write-offs Small business entity ('SBE') taxpayers who choose to depreciate their assets under the simplified depreciation rules are entitled to an immediate deduction with respect to…

  • Onboarding your new employee

    May 28, 2019

    Operating a small business and thought about what exactly you need to do to onboard your new employee? Now, it could be simpler than you thought. Each new employee needs…

  • ATO warning regarding annual leave loading and OTE

    April 2, 2019

    The ATO has recently warned employers that it considers that annual leave loading should normally be part of ordinary time earnings ('OTE') for superannuation guarantee ('SG') purposes, unless it is…