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Business Matters - Newsletter Budget

In this issue

The Government has taken a two-prong approach in this year’s Federal Budget to stimulate
growth in the economy by providing targeted spending and business incentives. The Budget focuses on maintaining the integrity of Australia’s tax system to ensure it is fair and secure to all and covers five key areas.

Keeping taxpayers honest
Rates increase for fuel tax credits
Building a sustainable lifestyle
ATO to report unpaid debts
A guide to negative gearing

 

 

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Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 12 May 17

Business Matters - Newsletter January

In this issue

The start of the New Year is generally a time to reflect on the previous year’s achievements and challenges and work towards setting new goals. The New year can offer business owner's a powerful motivation for business growth. Whether you want to expend your business or increase your network; goal-setting plays a critical role in achieving success;

Here are five business resolutions to consider for 2017:

Review your business plan
Improve relationships
Manage cash flow
Focus on networking
Create a productive work environment

 

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Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 23 January 17

Business Matters - Newsletter December

In this issue

The Australian Tax Office has recently collaborated with industry representatives to develop a safe harbour guideline for Australian businesses when calculating tax on car fringe benefits.

  • ATO crackdown on Trusts
  • Selling an inherited property?
  • Changing the structure of your business?
  • And more.....

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Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 09 December 16

Business Matters - Newsletter September

In this issue

The Australian Tax Office has its sight set on individuals participating in an increasing number of aggressive tax avoidance and retirement planning schemes in selfmanaged superannuation funds.

  • ATO crackdown on work-related expenses
  • How do franking credits work
  • Tax tips for property investors
  • And more.....

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Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 15 September 16

Business Matters - Newsletter August

In this issue

Understanding your customer is one of the most important things every business should be able to do. However, it is particularly important for small busiesses. Why?

  • New high income threshold
  • Getting your BAS right
  • Calculating fuel tax credits
  • Setting out terms and conditions
  • And more.....

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Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 03 August 16

Your Knowledge - May 2016 Newsletter

In this issue

This year's Federal Budget is based on a ten-year enterprise tax plan designed to stimulate more small business activity by boosting new investment,creating jobs and increasing real wages.

  • Industries on the ATO's radar this year
  • Federal Budget - superannuation changes
  • ATO to focus on collectables
  • Federal Budget - Individuals
  • Tax on gifts and donations
  • Federal Budget - flexible super

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Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 11 May 16

End of Year Edition November 2015

In this issue

  • Our closing dates for the holidays
  • Going green to increase profits
  • Staying on top of your superannuation
  • Tis the season for tax-free giving
  • Maximising your Christmas sales
  • Reducing your FBT in 2016
  • and more

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ATO - Australian Tax Office

Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 25 November 15

Business Matters Edition November 2015

In this issue

  • Surviving the ATO crackdown
  • Expanding your business overseas
  • Is a company merger your ideal exit strategy?
  • Signing a personal guarantee
  • and more

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ATO - Australian Tax Office

Fair Work Commission

Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 13 November 15

Tax Matters Edition September 2015

In this issue

  • Training course deductions
  • Reducing holiday house CGT
  • Work-related expenses on ATO hitlist
  • and more

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ATO - Australian Tax Office

Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 02 September 15

Business Matters

In this issue

  • Be careful of automatic renewals in contracts
  • Update on employment laws
  • Delivering quality customer service
  • ACCC cracks down on franchises
  • and more

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ATO - Australian Tax Office

Fair Work Commission

A.C.C.C - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Posted in: Sapphire's Newsletters at 30 July 15