You want to change because..?

Like a lot of people, you have probably made New Year resolutions in the past or promises to yourself that you will change those parts of your life you’re not happy with. And chances are that you have let yourself down by not acting on those promises, or quickly fallen back into old habits. One of the reasons many resolutions go unfulfilled is that we rarely take the time to think clearly about the result we want to achieve. You could call it ‘the ultimate outcome’. When you resolve to...

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Salary sacrificing is not just about super

When most people think of salary sacrifice they think of superannuation. It’s pretty easy to see why. If someone earning $100,000 a year takes the last $10,000 of that amount as cash salary, they will pay $3,900 in tax and the Medicare levy. Salary sacrifice that same amount as a concessional contribution to super and only $1,500 will be lost to tax. The reduction in the annual concessional contribution cap to $25,000 limits the amount that can be salary sacrificed to super, so it’s worth...

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New tax concessions favour small business – starting now

It’s taken a lot of give and take between politicians but the proposed changes to small business taxation rules from the 2015/16 Federal Budget have been passed into law. The following have been backdated to apply from 1 July 2016, ie. the 2016/17 financial year: The small business turnover threshold has increased from $2 million to $10 million. This allows more businesses to benefit from a range of concessions, including the $20,000 instant asset write-off and the lower company tax rate. ...

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How do you survive volatile times and have success?

Chad Hood and Dillan Stipinovich own a business called, Daltech Equipment and they are quite simply two amazing guys who run an extremely successful business in one of the most volatile industries in Australia, the mining sector. In this very candid article, the guys open up and share their keys to success, from work-life balance, remaining focused through to turning clients away. We invite you to take the time and read this short interview and we would like to thank both Chad and Dillan for...

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