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The 2019 Federal Budget was handed down last night and it's an interesting situation we find ourselves in. With a Federal Election pending and a potential change in government it would appear that Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg's first budget is one to go to an election with.
Federal Budget 2019 Tax and Accounting Overview - 3rd April 2019
The 2019 Federal Budget was handed down last night and it's an interesting situation we find ourselves in. With a Federal Election pending and a potential change in government it would appear that Scott Morrison and Josh Frydenberg's first budget is one to go to an election with.
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Currently directors can be held personally liable for PAYGW and superannuation under a Director’s Penalty Notice (DPN) from the ATO. These DPNs come in two forms, which are commonly referred to as lockdown or non-lockdown. Superannuation changes to Director Penalty Notices took effect 1 April 2019 - 3rd April 2019
Currently directors can be held personally liable for PAYGW and superannuation under a Director’s Penalty Notice (DPN) from the ATO. These DPNs come in two forms, which are commonly referred to as lockdown or non-lockdown.
The trivia night was held in March to raise money for Beyond Blue. With a huge number of prizes donated from fantastic sponsors it was sure to be a fun and successful fundraising night. Trivia Night Fundraiser for Beyond Blue - 27th March 2019
The trivia night was held in March to raise money for Beyond Blue. With a huge number of prizes donated from fantastic sponsors it was sure to be a fun and successful fundraising night.
Public alerts have been issued regarding phone scammers who impersonate ATO officials to defraud their victims of thousands of dollars. ATO phone scam alert - 5th December 2018
Public alerts have been issued regarding phone scammers who impersonate ATO officials to defraud their victims of thousands of dollars.
As more Australian businesses embrace technological change, concerns over cyber security issues have risen dramatically. This year DFK firms across Australia and New Zealand  ran the Wavelength Annual Business Survey. The results are on the link below.
It covers topics on cyber security, disruptors, as well as topics from previous years showing trends in businesses. DFK ANZ Wavelength survey results for 2018 - 3rd December 2018
As more Australian businesses embrace technological change, concerns over cyber security issues have risen dramatically. This year DFK firms across Australia and New Zealand ran the Wavelength Annual Business Survey. The results are on the link below. It covers topics on cyber security, disruptors, as well as topics from previous years showing trends in businesses.
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Newcastle’s DFK Crosbie has taken out a national industry award that recognises the local firm of over 90 accountants and business advisers as one of the best professional services firms in Australia. National Award for Newcastle accounting firm DFK Crosbie - 28th November 2018
Newcastle’s DFK Crosbie has taken out a national industry award that recognises the local firm of over 90 accountants and business advisers as one of the best professional services firms in Australia.
This is a great resource we wanted to share from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC). It is a guide so you can spot, avoid and protect yourself against scams. The Little Black Book of Scams - 24th September 2018
This is a great resource we wanted to share from the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC). It is a guide so you can spot, avoid and protect yourself against scams.
Website: Read the Little Black Book of Scams
Last night the Government delivered a pre-election Budget with modest tax cuts directed at low and medium-income earners and a Budget result which returns the bottom line to a modest surplus in 2019-20, a year ahead of last year’s forecasts. Federal Budget 2018-19 Overview - 9th May 2018
Last night the Government delivered a pre-election Budget with modest tax cuts directed at low and medium-income earners and a Budget result which returns the bottom line to a modest surplus in 2019-20, a year ahead of last year’s forecasts.
Since the Federal Budget on 3 May 2016, many superannuation strategies have carried a significant element of uncertainty. As you may have heard, on 15 September 2016 the Government announced some significant changes to the superannuation proposals previously announced on Budget night. Government accounces significant super changes - 16th September 2016
Since the Federal Budget on 3 May 2016, many superannuation strategies have carried a significant element of uncertainty. As you may have heard, on 15 September 2016 the Government announced some significant changes to the superannuation proposals previously announced on Budget night.
The SchoolKids bonus is being phased out with the final instalment being July 2016. Last Year of the SchoolKids Bonus - 2nd March 2016
The SchoolKids bonus is being phased out with the final instalment being July 2016.