DFK Crosbie Blog
You are considering selling your current home, and buying another. Ideally you would like to move straight out of your current home into the new one, which would mean both settlements occurring on the same day. But how do you finance the purchase of a new home if you cannot align the settlement dates?
There are a couple of scenarios to... more
Trustees who overlook important details or are reported to the ATO, risk incurring financial, civil or criminal penalties.
The role of the trustee should not be taken lightly as with greater control, comes greater responsibility should the administration of your SMSF go awry.
Protect your retirement nest egg and avoid these common... more
You must make a binding death benefit nomination if you want control and certainty over who will inherit your superannuation assets after you pass away.
Contrary to what you may think, your will does not automatically control the payment of your death benefits. If you do not make a binding death benefit nomination your super trustee
The ATO often focuses on specific behaviours, characteristics and tax issues that are suspicious and can lead to investigations.
Due to enhancements in technology, the ATO has expanded its data matching capabilities which have improved the ability to identify incorrect reporting in tax returns.
The ATO has released a list of... more
Hand on heart, how long has it been since you really looked at your business?
Running a business can become repetitive, comfortable and habitual – potential roadblocks for enhancing your bottom line profit. Ask yourself the following questions:
When was the last time you...
Improve your niche marketing strategy to stay ahead of the game.
A niche marketing strategy is one that targets a specific subset of a market and is not a strategy that is ideal for every business. However, if you have determined that a niche marketing strategy is right for your business, here are some things for you to consider to... more
The beginning of the year after a break is great time to focus on the future of your business and its goals, for some of us it's time to think about buying a business.
If purchasing a business is new to you, or it is something you may be thinking about we have a series of answers to the most frequently asked questions... more
Safeguarding your ethical business practices and introducing new ones could be the best thing for your business.
Do ethics matter for your business?
In short, yes. Living in the ‘Information Age’ has meant that employees, businesses, and the general public have access to more information than ever... more