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Setting up an SMSF – What do you need to consider?

Setting up an SMSF can be complicated.  Not getting it right can materially affect your financial situation and retirement plans. The first question you need to be sure about is whether an SMSF is the right fit.

How much money do you need to start an SMSF?

In the context of ongoing public debate regarding the appropriate minimum size for an SMSF, new research has been provided to provide insights into the true costs of running an SMSF.

HomeBuilder Extended to 31 March 2021

Have you heard that they’ve extended the HomeBuilder grant? This is fantastic news as the construction industry is an integral part of the Australian economy and we want to make sure you don’t miss out.

2020 We rolled with It

Let the good times roll.

Well what can I say about 2020, it presented some of the biggest challenges ever faced by business owners, individuals and communities alike.

SAFEWORK – Small Business Safety Rebate

If you are a sole trader or own a small business in NSW, you may be eligible to receive a small business safety rebate on any eligible safety items up to $500 in total. 

There are four easy steps too.

JOBKEEPER 2.0 – What You Need To Know

In July, the government announced an extension to the JobKeeper payments for businesses who are still being affected by COVID-19 and further announced updates on employee eligibility this month.

Does your business need help?

Don’t ignore the early warning signs of a business in distress

Understanding and the early identification of warning signs that a business may be (or about to be) experiencing distress can really be life or death. 

Welcome to the New Financial Year

The end of the financial year can feel like a blur of papers, numbers and money, that’s not even considering what we have just been through (and to be honest will be going through for quite some time!).

Working from home during COVID-19

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an unprecedented rise in the number of people working from home.

The ATO have introduced a temporary simplified method when claiming a deduction for working from home during the COVID-19 period.

SMSF 2020 End of Financial Year (EOFY) considerations

While the worst of the pandemic is (hopefully) behind us, trustees still have difficult questions to ponder as they focus on how best to position their SMSF in 2020-21, as well as meet their annual regulatory obligations for 2019-20.

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