DFK Crosbie Blog
The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has announced changes to the way GST is collected at property settlement.
According to the ATO, those purchasing new residential premises or potential residential land who are required to withhold part of the purchase price for payment (to the ATO) must submit a number of online forms. These forms... more
Australian Not for Profit (NFP) organisations may not be geared towards making money, and usually have different taxation obligations, but in many ways these entities should still be run as you would an enterprise. If you fail to take the governance and management of your charity group seriously... more
A clear and open strategy for your business comes from the top. Without a comprehensive overview of how fit-for-purpose your management structure and processes are, how will you know if your organisation is working to its full potential or not?
Medical business reports are powerful tools for any enterprise that wants to analyse how effective... more
When it comes to your advertising, don’t let your small business get caught out making false or misleading claims.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has recently issued penalties to businesses unable to substantiate their claims about their products or services. The ACCC generally defines a claim... more
Rebranding your small business can be a tricky matter. When done well, it has the potential to help your business stand out from the competition bubble and expand your target market.
On the other hand, a failed rebrand can damage the reputation of your business, or even risk losing loyal customers who dislike your new
Although conflicts of interest are not uncommon in the workplace, they can be harmful to a business if they are not appropriately managed.
A conflict of interest exists when an employee’s private interests interfere with their performance of their duties. For example, it may give them a personal advantage. It... more
Many employers recognise the value of hiring for cultural fit, but they don’t know how to approach the subject in their hiring process.
It's important to choose candidates who can work well in your current business environment and adapt to the core business principles and values that guide your team’s success.more
Whether you are in the business game already or setting your sights on a new business venture, starting a partnership may be a high-yielding decision.
A partnership business structure is an unincorporated business with 2-20 owners. The individual owners work together to achieve the goals of the business; sharing responsibility and profits.more
Below is a fact sheet that explains lenders mortgage insurance (LMI) and provides answers to some commonly asked questions.
What is lenders mortgage insurance?
Lenders mortgage insurance (LMI) is one way to buy a home without having the 20 per cent deposit which is typically required by most... more