January 20, 2020
G Henderson & Co
What is "Cloud Accounting"?
I think most people have heard about Cloud Accounting, or at least have heard the term "in the cloud". But what does it actually mean?
Quite simply, when someone refers to storing data "in the cloud", it means rather than storing your data on...
October 1, 2019
G Henderson & C
October 2019 lodgement due dates:
- Pay annual PAYG instalment notice or lodge the form for variation
- Lodge and pay September 2019 monthly activity statement
- Lodge and pay quarter 1 (July - September) activity statement, if lodged by paper
July 5, 2019
Tax time has finally arrived, and with the pending tax changes now having passed both houses and becoming law, you're ready to go with your 2019 tax return.
But what can you claim, without falling foul of the rules?
We have collated this year's ATO tax time publications,...
July 1, 2019
Happy New Financial Year that is!
Tax time is here and no doubt you have many questions.
So here is a quick guide to 2019 tax time:
1) ATO tax return processing dates and time frames
Wednesday 26th June to Friday 6th July:
The ATO has started accepting 2019 tax returns lodg...
June 11, 2019
The end of financial year is fast approaching, and so is your chance to carry out essential EOFY reviews and action for your small business.
Here is a short guide to some key considerations to take before 30 June 2019:
1) Small business instant asset write off:
August 17, 2018
Are you renting your spare room(s) using online platforms such as aribnb or stayz?
The ATO has just announced that it will be undertaking a new data matching program targeting taxpayers engaging with those online platforms to ensure those taxpayers are meeting their obl...
June 27, 2018
With only a few days to go before the end of the financial year, we thought we'd share with you some very useful occupation specific deduction guides published by the ATO.
Not everyone can claim the same items, some occupations have specific items that can be claimed an...
April 25, 2018
Put simply, depreciation is the decline in value of an asset.
It is the value of the decline each financial year that will then be included as an expense in the business' profit & loss account, and if eligible claimed as a tax deduction in the income tax return.
March 22, 2018
Having been in public practice for many years now, we have seen a great variety of clients and client requirements when it comes to what services they ask us to provide them with.
It can be as little as an individual income tax return for a client we see once a year, or...
February 8, 2018
Many of us are required to use our own car for work related travel, besides driving to and from work each day.
So what types of car travel are deductible for income tax purposes?
The most common scenario would be that once you have arrived at your regular work place, you...
Monthly tax updates - October 2019
Tax time toolkit - 2019 ATO publications
2019 tax time is here!
2019 EOFY (end of financial year)
ATO crackdown on Accommodation sharing economy
Occupation specific deductions guides
What is depreciation?
The value of accountant services
Using your own car for work
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