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While we often take it for granted, taxes are incredibly important. This is why you’ll want to invest an ample amount of time to make sure that you get everything right. Failing to be thorough when it comes to taxes will surely lead to you losing a significant chunk of money. When it comes to […]

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All business owners can agree that their company’s finances are one of the most important operations that help keep their business running. With that being said, dealing with finances can be incredibly challenging but still necessary to ensure you provide an accurate record of your financial health—that’s where an audited financial report comes in.  An […]

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Paying taxes is an activity that any law-abiding citizen must do. By paying taxes, there are times when you get a tax refund. As the name suggests, a tax refund is an excess of taxes that are given back to the taxpayer. Most people would agree that a tax refund is a lifesaver. This is […]

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Even if the room is not set aside purely for work-related purposes, you may be able to claim a tax deduction for the costs of running your home office, provided you did some of your work from it in the previous financial year. These critical tax deductions typically cover the expenditures of working from home […]

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When running a small business, you’re typically working with a small budget, which means you’re always looking for the most cost-efficient way of doing things. You don’t have the time to manually do your business’s numbers, so it makes sense to choose from the many accounting software packages available. However, finding the best one for […]

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Financial statements are an integral part of any business, as they explain the company’s performance in terms of finances and profitability. Some of the basic financial statements business owners need to be familiar with include the balance sheets, income statements, and cash flow statements.  What Is a Balance Sheet? The balance sheet lists down a […]

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Trust accounts are a unique way to keep your assets and earnings safe. Basically, an agent will handle and manage them for you until such time that you will need them again. Think of it as a way of asking a friend to look after your valuables, and the only time that they will give […]


A self-managed super fund (SMSF) is a private super fund that allows for more control over a person’s retirement savings. It is different from retail or industry super funds; this type enables individuals to choose investments and insurance.  An SMSF allows up to six members, with most having two or more. These members are trustees […]

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Businesses of all sizes must guarantee compliance with Australian Tax Office rules. ATO maintains a close eye on all commercial operations. Failure to comply with their guidelines—whether intentional or unintentional—will result in severe fines. Australian businesses are expected to disclose total income, file complete and accurate tax statements, submit returns and statements on time, and […]