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2017-2018 Federal Budget Update

  We at Business Edge Accountants are here to help you make smart financial decisions now so you can have a beautiful financial future. One way we do that is through careful tax planning! If you haven’t met with us yet, now is the time to contact us to arrange a tax planning meeting, so we can help you limit your tax payments, and grow your wealth. In prior years, there were many changes to superannuation and small …

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Tax Debts to Impact your Credit Rating

Do you have your tax debts under control? From 1 July 2017, a new tax measure will come into play for small businesses, and we’re here to help prepare you for this tax change. Businesses that haven’t engaged with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to get their tax debts under control could have their tax debt information disclosed to credit reporting agencies by the ATO. Initially, the ATO will be applying this new disclosure measure to businesses …

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FBT – What every employer needs to know

What every employer needs to know about fringe benefits On 31 March 2017, the Fringe Benefits Tax (FBT) year ends. The ATO will be reviewing whether all employers who should be paying FBT are, and that they are paying the right amount. To help you meet your fringe benefits obligations, we’ve put together a list of essentials every employer needs to know about FBT and review every year, such as: Should I be registered for FBT? What …

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How to get the most from your Accountant

The best accountants add value to your business, all for an affordable cost that you can control. Growing businesses rapidly find they need the services of an accountant in order to help them manage the finances of their business. But which services do you actually need, how should you pay for them, and how do you make sure you’re getting good value for money? Here’s our top 5 out of 10 tips for getting the most from …

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Don’t Roll the Dice – Take HR Seriously!

Do you run a business with employees? If yes, then we can guide you to take care of your Human Resources (HR) the EASY way. Don’t get caught out. If you answer ‘Yes” to any of the below you may not be legally compliant and may be exposed. Contact our expert Accountants TODAY to have an obligation free discussion around how we can help you. I am not sure if I have legally compliant HR policies? Most …

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Claiming home office expenses in your 2016 tax return

Many aren’t aware that they can claim home office expenses.  Whether your self-employed, a business owner or an employee – do you perform some of your work from home? If you do, here is a quick summary of the tax rules, and what home office expenses are allowed. Even if the room in your home is not set aside solely for work-related purposes, you may be able to claim a deduction for the costs you incur in …

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Can we FIX it? The Fixed or Variable Loan Debate

  It’s inevitable that with a historically low cash rate coupled with fixed home loan rates at never seen before lows as of late last year, the debate to fix your home loan or stick with the variable rate is on. Fixing your home loan raises many questions… Is it too early? Is it too late? What features will I lose? Is it hard to do? If you’re asking these questions then you’re asking the right questions. …

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Your Tax Returns now come with Free Audit Protection

ATO and other tax audits can be expensive and are on the increase, with the government to provide an additional $678.9 million to the ATO. To help Business Edge Accountants has Audit Protection Service that provides cover you for all your tax audits wherein the bill for our services will be on the insurer and not on you! Not too sure what all this means, well here is everything you need to know about tax audit insurance: …

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July 2016 Tax Returns from $99

Basic Tax Returns from $99 This year we’re doing things a little different and starting Tax Returns from just $99 for July only, extended to August as well.  So if you’re looking to see an Accountant and get your Tax Refund maximised, this year visit us and have it done from just $99. So if you live in Albury Wodonga or book to see us in Holbrook on Thursdays to get you Tax Return done in person …

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Book in you 2017 Tax Return at our Albury Office

Let the Tax Planning Begin

It’s the last quarter of the financial year. It’s the best time to review your profits, estimate your tax bill and determine what you can do to get your tax bill as low as possible (or your refund as high as possible). An Eye for Now, an Eye for the Future Let tax planning be more than just getting a bigger refund While we all love spending money on what we need now, tax planning season is …

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