Tax

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Webinar: Structuring Tax-Effective Property Transactions

With almost three quarters of Australians owning real property, clients will be turning to you – their accountant – to discuss the structuring and tax implications of disposal, sub-division or development opportunities.

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Webinar: Transfer of IP in a business sale

Intellectual property may not be as tangible as plant, property and equipment, but for many businesses its value exceeds the dollars on a balance sheet. When it comes to selling a business, IP can have a critical impact on the success of the deal for your clients.

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Please, Sir, I want some more information

I have recently found that many decisions made by the ATO lack communication of the detailed reasoning behind them.

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SBE Turnover Bill proposed changes

The existing $2M turnover test for determining whether your client is a small business entity (SBE) is no longer your only consideration, with the Government’s 2016-17 budget proposing a number of significant changes to the SBE turnover test.

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Presentation: ATO Risk Assessments

This presentation gives an overview of the Income Tax Profile process, what it means for your clients, and tips and tricks for dealing with any issues that may arise.

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Round one ends: The review finishes

Although it is fair to assume that the ATO has a reasonable suspicion of the specific tax issues relating to your client – this is not always the case. For this reason, it often pays off to have the ATO communicate to you the specific tax issue/s being investigated.

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Everyone’s a foreigner: New CGT withholding regime

The Australian government is ramping up efforts to collect tax from foreign residents selling property within Australia. Rather than relying on the vendor to comply, the recent Tax and Superannuation Laws Amendment (2015 Measures No. 6) Act 2016 shifts the responsibility to the purchaser.

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The questions start coming

An ATO audit begins as a fact finding mission. Although the ATO has access to a lot of government systems, all they see are data and numbers. They may therefore ask you for more information and/or documents to clarify your client’s situation.

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Retaining key employees and growing profits

How many business owners do you know who want to develop plans to retain key staff, grow profits, engage key staff in a discussion about enterprise value and develop succession plans?

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An Option to reduce your clients’ stress

There is plenty that small business owners can, and do, worry about. If your client base includes growing SMEs, you will have heard a few of these common grievances. Two of the grievances mentioned strike home with the SMEs that I speak with – finding and retaining reliable staff and ensuring steady cash flow.